Skilled Workers Outside Canada Stream

skilled workerSkilled Workers Outside Canada is a stream of the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) intended for skilled workers outside Canada who have received a job offer from a provincial employer.

Skilled workers who have received a job offer from a Prince Edward Island employer, can apply for permanent residence through the PEI PNP Skilled Workers Outside Canada Stream. This stream allows employers to hire high-skilled workers for positions that are hard to fill in the local labour market.

To be able to immigrate through this stream, the applicant must meet the following requirements:

  • Have a long-term (minimum of  two years) job offer in Prince Edward Island in occupations categorized as NOC skill levels 0, A or B 
  • Have completed at least a two-year academic program in a post-secondary institution, hold a degree or diploma
  • Be between 18 and 59 years old
  • Have a minimum of 2 years of work experience in the past 5 years
  • Have sufficient English or French language capability to perform the employment duties. It is required to provide language test results with a Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) score of 4 or higher for English or French or signed by the employer PEI PNP-L06 Employer Language Declaration or documents from an internationally recognized institution indicating that the principal language of instruction was English or French
  • Be able to support themselves and dependent family members
  • Demonstrate the intention and ability to settle in the province

Find out about other PEI PNP streams in the article Immigration to Prince Edward Island“.