Prince Edward Island invites 155 candidates in new PEI PNP draw

By Vijay Lala



Immiboards ― Prince Edward Island conducted its scheduled draw on May 20, 2021 and invited 155 candidates in various categories of immigration.

89% of the invitations in this PEI PNP draw were issued under Express Entry and the rest were issued in Business Work Permit Entrepreneur category.

The next PEI PNP draw is scheduled on June 17, 2021.

Prince Edward Island has been conducting it’s pnp draws on regular basis as per the planned schedule. Here is the list of all upcoming draws for rest of the year:

June 17, 2021
July 15, 2021
August 19, 2021
September 16, 2021
October 21, 2021
November 18, 2021
December 16, 2021

At this point in time, Prince Edward Island is inviting candidates who are either living there or have a job offer in PEI.

PEI PNP Expression of Interest Draws:

Invitation DateBusiness Work Permit
Entrepreneur Invitations
Minimum Point Threshold
for Business Invitations
Labour & Express Entry InvitationsInvitation Totals
over last 12 months
Jun 10, 2020 *99
Jun 18, 2020 *1010
Jun 23, 2020 *201177191
Jul 10, 202088
Jul 16, 2020 **29117158187
Jul 31, 2020 88
Aug 11, 2020 88
Aug 20, 2020 ***28112277305
Sep 17, 202032102313345
Oct 15, 20202797184211
Nov 19, 20203392221254
Dec 17, 20202185174195
Jan 21, 20211580196211
Feb 18, 20211982102121
Mar 18, 20211070140150
Apr 15, 20211675140156
May 20, 20211780138155
Total267 21572424

Upon successful application, the candidates receive an additional 600 CRS points in their Express Entry profile. This virtually guarantees an invitation through the Express Entry system.

Canada has a goal to invite over 1.2 million immigrants over the next three years. Refer to Canada immigration target 2021-2023.

Express Entry

Canada ranks Express Entry candidates in the pool using a points-based system called the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS). About every 2 weeks, IRCC invites the top candidates in the pool to apply for permanent residence during rounds of invitations.

Further discussion can be found in our Canada Immigration Forum

PEI PNP EOI system

Candidates who want to immigrate through Prince Edward Island’s Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) need to register an Expression of Interest with PEIPNP program.

Once they register, they are eligible to receive an invitation through the Express Entry or Business/Entrepreneur category if they qualify.

Check the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program page for details on each category and understand how to apply it under PEI PNP.

How does the new PEI Expression of Interest System work?

Immigration through the Prince Edward Island through Business Impact Category, Express Entry or Labour Impact Category is a three-step process:

Time needed: 10 minutes

Steps to apply for PEI PNP:

  1. Create an account and submit your profile to the Expression of Interest system.

  2. The highest-scoring, qualified candidates with a connection to Prince Edward Island will be invited to submit an application to the PEI PNP by our Office.

  3. Following a thorough review of the paper application submitted to the Office of Immigration, Prince Edward Island nominates successful candidates to apply to the Government of Canada for permanent residency.

Vijay Lala is the founder and editor-in-chief of Dual master's degrees in Political Science and Economics, along with a decade of Canadian immigration research experience, have equipped him with a comprehensive understanding of the complexities of immigration law, policy research, and settlement issues. Linkedin  Twitter

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