Provincial Nominee Programs, tailored immigration Programs of the Provinces in Canada according to their requirements.
Applicants who wish to make the particular Province their home should be able to contribute effectively, to the social and economical growth of the province to be eligible under these programs.
After a province nominates the applicant, the province issues a nomination certificate. The applicant needs to submit this nomination certificate with the application to IRCC. The Provincial Nominee Programs expedite the process of obtaining permanent residency.
PNP has various streams targeting Skilled Workers, Semi-Skilled Workers, Investors, Businessmen, and International students.
Quebec has its own selection criteria. Considering the Provincial Program of Quebec is not aligned with Federal Express Entry System, they have their own program –The Quebec Skilled Worker Program (QSWP). QSWP Program is a point-based selection system. The points are allotted based on age, job, education, work experience, and language skills. The requirements for this program are similar to that of the Federal Skilled Worker Program.
The requirements and streams to apply in Provincial Nominee Programs keep changing. These changes are a response to the changing requirements of the Province.