Provincial Nominee Program

Provincial Nominee Program

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The Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) allows Canadian provinces and territories to nominate individuals who wish to immigrate to Canada and are interested in settling in a region. Each Canadian province and territory has its unique provincial nominee program except Quebec and Nunavut which has a different selection system.

Candidates get 600 additional points towards their Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) Score on getting a successful nomination certificate.

Step-by-step instructions to apply for your PNP:

  1. Find out your eligibility: Determine your eligibility for the options available.
  2. Complete a Provincial Nominee Program application: Submit your application to the province .
  3. Receive Provincial Nomination certificate: If your application is complete and you are eligible, you will receive Nomination certificate, allowing you to continue to the next step.
  4. Submit your permanent residence application: Apply to the federal government for Canadian permanent resident status. If you were nominated through an Express Entry-aligned PNP, you can apply through Express Entry. Otherwise, you must submit a paper-based application.

Here is the list of provinces/territories holding their unique PNPs. Browse as per your choice.

  • Alberta–Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP)
  • British Columbia – British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP)
  • Manitoba – Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP)
  • New Brunswick – New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program (NBPNP)
  • Newfoundland & Labrador – Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Nominee Program (NLPNP)
  • Nova Scotia – Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP)
  • Ontario – Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP)
  • Prince Edward Island – Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP)
  • Saskatchewan – Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP)
  • Yukon – Yukon Nominee Program (YNP)
  • Northwest Territories – Northwest Territories Nominee Program (NTNP)