The province’s Office of Immigration issued a total of 116 invitations to Express Entry and Labour Impact Category candidates and eight to candidates in its Business Impact Category.
The minimum score for Business Impact Category candidates was 152. PEI’s Office of Immigration did not provide a minimum score for the Labour Impact and Express Entry invitations.
Express Entry candidates who wish to be considered under the PEI Express Entry Category must create a profile in the province’s Expression of Interest system. Profiles are reviewed and assigned points based on six selection factors: age, language, education, work experience, employment, and adaptability.
Express Entry candidates who have been invited through the PEI Express Entry Stream have 90 days from the invitation date to submit a complete application to the province’s Office of Immigration. Applicants who are nominated by PEI receive an additional 600 Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points, leaving them well position to receive an Invitation to Apply for Canadian permanent residence.
PEI’s Labour Impact Category is for individuals who possess skills and experience that are needed in PEI’s labour market. The category is divided into three streams: Skilled Workers, Critical Workers and International Graduates.