Canada Provincial Nominee Program
Canada provincial nominee program (PNP) an opportunity provided by most Canadian province and territories to help immigrants reside in Canada without much stress. In this program, the immigrant must be able to contribute to the province or territory which he is applying for with his skill, education, and experience. Quebec has its own criteria for nominating candidates. Every province and territory has their own requirements which need to be met by applying candidates. However, there are two basic streams in which candidates can be nominated under, they include the non-express entry stream and the express entry stream.
If you are nominated under the non-express entry stream, you will have to apply through the paper-based process and when you are nominated by the province, you will have to send an application to IRCC (Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada). If you are nominated under the express entry stream, you have to meet the minimum criteria for express entry which includes language proficiency, work experience among others. Then when you are nominated, you will submit an online application to IRCC.
How can a new candidate apply for this program?
If you are an interested candidate in the Canada provincial nominee program (PNP), it will be best if you implore the services of a good Canada immigration lawyer because that will help increase your chances of getting an Invitation to Apply (ITA). This is because a good Canada immigration lawyer will guide you through the progress and help you choose the appropriate province where your skill, education or investment has “greener light”. One of the major advantages of the provincial nominee program (PNP) is that the candidates do not get nominated by the pool but by the province; however, an applicant has to score the required points before he can be nominated.
How the Canada provincial nominee program (PNP) point in calculated
Point score process is a transparent process which is done by the Canada immigration. this Score is to select the most deserving candidate and it is don using comprehensive ranking score (CRS). These points are calculated on the basis of Age, Educational qualifications, language proficiency, adaptability, work experience and skills which are the core human capital factors and other factors which includes; Accompanying spouse or common-law partner factors, With a valid job offer, province nomination, and qualifying offer of arranged employment in Canada.
The scoring is as follows:
Age= 100 points (with a spouse or common-in-law) and 110 points (without a spouse or common-in-law).
Education qualification= 140 points (with a spouse or common-in-law) and 150 points (without a spouse or common-in-law).
Language proficiency= 150 points (with a spouse or common-in-law) and 160 (with a spouse or common-in-law).
Work experience= 70 points (with a spouse or common-in-law) and 80 points (with a spouse or common-in-law).
Province nomination= 600
Arranged employment in Canada= 200.
Canada provincial nominee program without a job offer
It is very common to see people migrate to Canada because they have gotten employment over there. But this is the program, you necessarily do not need to have secured a job over there, what you need is skill, education and experience and proper application guidance from an experience Canada immigration law firm like we have in Saad Ahsan Immigration Law Firm.
Canada provincial nominee program 2019
The race is on as usual and applications are being received by every province of Canada but what is signification is that not every candidate will receive an Invitation to Apply (ITA) this is because many of the applications have been rejected due their lack in one requirement or another. Nevertheless, an interested candidate can apply under these two streams; the non-express entry stream or the express entry stream. Each stream you apply under has its own requirements and requires the aid of an experienced Canada immigration lawyer to provide a better understanding of the criteria and requirements and facilitate a smooth process. You will find this immigration law expert at Saad Ahsan Immigration Law Firm.