Investment Programs


Among the active Business PNP programs, Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) is relatively more popular. Below is some background information of PEI PNP.

Key requirements:

  • net worth of $600,000 or above;
  • education of secondary school or above;
  • be within 21-59 years of age at the time of application;
  • have transferable management skills from past employment or business ownership experience;
  • meet minimum language requirements equivalent to a CLB/NCLC 4

Processing time:

  • qualify applicants who receive invitation to apply (ITA) from PEI can normally obtain their work permits in around 6 to 9 months

What are the competitive edges:

  • Consistent recruitment
    • They have been doing monthly draw for a long while (only suspended for 3 months due to COVID-19)
  • Marking scheme mainly based on personal qualities
    • The scoring system mainly refers to personal qualities of applicants, such as education, age, language ability, management experience, etc.
    • The only province with age limit up to 59
    • In other words, applicants do not need to increase the investment amount or hire more people to gain extra points, which commonly found in the scoring system of other provinces
    • Management experience requirement is the lowest comparing to all other provinces
  • Clear nomination requirements
    • Key requirements are
      • Invest CAD$150,000 in your own business, actively manage the business and spend at least half of the investment amount (i.e., CAD$75,000) in eligible operating expenses
      • reside in PEI with your family
    • Some provinces may have relatively more subjective requirements, such as no ongoing concerns, contribution to the province, etc.

PEI PNP Work Permit Stream is suitable for:

  • Experienced business owners; or
  • Managers or senior executives in various fields with 3 years management experience, supervising a team of 3 or more staff in the past 3 to 7 years

For enquiries or assessments, please call 2868 3780

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