Posted on February 21, 2022
Each Canadian province and territory, except Quebec runs its own immigration program, called as Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), which are designed to meet particular market labour need of a province by welcoming semi-skilled workers, skilled workers, students and business people. To move to any Canadian province, you must understand the process and meet the selection criteria of particular PNP stream under which you are applying for. Generally, the selection process is quite easier if you have a prior job offer in hand from an employer in a province. However, there are a few Canadian provinces that run specific PNP streams through which a foreign national can move to Canada without a job offer in hand.
Let’s have a look at such PNP stream.
It’s a popular pathway for those who don’t have a job offer in Canada. Under HCP stream, there are three Express Entry-linked sub-categories under which Ontario actively issue invitations to eligible candidates to apply for provincial nomination for Canadian PR.
The HCP follows a merit-based selection system for selecting highly-qualified, skilled workers from the Express Entry pool of candidates.
To qualify under HCP:
The ISW is another popular option among overseas workers who don’t have a job offer in Canada. There are two key streams under ISW that doesn’t have a job offer requirement and selects candidates with skilled work experience gained abroad, including:
NSNP’s Express Entry Category B stream is also an ideal option for those candidates who doesn’t have a job offer, but have work experienced in an in-demand occupation. This stream opens and closes throughout the year and process applications for provincial nomination efficiently.
To qualify, you must:
To find out your eligibility for Canadian permanent residence as a provincial nominee, you may take a free profile assessment. Or, you may connect with us for a quick guidance on a Toll-free no. 78-18-000-777.