Canada PNP nomination for the PR Process

Canada PNP nomination for PR visa process

Each of Canada’s thirteen provinces and territories has its immigration program known as Canada PNP (Provincial Nominee Programs). Because each province’s economy is different. So are its immigration needs, and the programs are tailored to meet the province’s economic and demographic needs.

Except for Quebec, each Canadian province has its own PNP stream designed to meet the province’s immigration goals. A PNP is intended for workers with the necessary skills, education, and work experience to contribute significantly to the provincial economy. Each Provincial Nominee Programs stream has its own requirements tailored to a specific group of students, entrepreneurs, skilled workers, and semi-skilled workers. As a result, PNPs are a popular option because they provide a quick and easy path to permanent residence in Canada.

Canada PNP Program

The federal government of Canada makes the final decision on PR approval. So no province has the authority to approve PR status on their behalf. As a result, a provincial program is referred to as a “nominee” program.

The province nominates any successful immigration candidate under a PNP to submit a final application for Canadian permanent residence to the federal government’s IRCC. This demonstrates that obtaining a provincial nomination always puts you one step ahead of the competition.

As a PR applicant who has been approved and nominated by a province. You may apply to the federal level, where your chances of getting PR are better.

Application options

Applying for nomination is heavily influenced by the Canada PNP stream you are using. You may be required to submit an application on paper or online through Express Entry.

However, regardless of which process you choose. You must pass a medical exam and provide a police clearance certificate as a requirement of the process.

About Paper-based process

You must submit a paper application for a provincial nomination to be considered:
• Apply through a stream that is not aligned with Express Entry.
• Meet the province’s selection criteria as well as other essential requirements.
• When nominated for permanent residence. you must submit a paper application to the IRCC. Along with the necessary documents and fees.
• Pass a medical exam and obtain a certificate of police clearance.

Please remember that the overall application processing time is longer. Than Express Entry and would take between 12 and 18 months.

About the Express Entry process

First option:

• You can contact the province directly and apply for a nomination through its Express Entry-aligned stream.
• If the province nominates you, you can create an Express Entry profile or update an existing one to reflect the nomination.

Second Option:

• You must create an Express Entry profile and indicate which provinces and territories you are interested in.
• Suppose a province or territory finds you eligible. In that case, you will receive a “notification of interest” in your account, allowing you to contact them directly.
• You can apply to their Express Entry-aligned PNP stream once you have received your NOI.
• If you are nominated, you will receive a notification in your account and will be able to accept it electronically.
• When accepted, 600 points will be added to your overall CRS scores.

Please remember that under both options. You must submit an Express Entry profile, meet the Express Entry and province or territory eligibility criteria, and submit an electronic PR application to IRCC after receiving an invitation to apply (ITA).

Find the current active PNPs using an online PNP tracker before applying a suitable PNP. To learn more about your Canadian immigration options, Consult with the best Canada immigration consultants at +91 8285552527.

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