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Canadian Immigration: Invitations under the Provincial Nomination Programs (PNP)


There are prospects for individuals to get provincial nominations who have education and work experience in a high-skilled and in-demand occupations. To be eligible under the provincial nomination program, the candidate must:

  • Have minimum points as per assessment grids, based on age, education and training, work experience, language ability, connection to labour market and adaptability;

  • Have a minimum language proficiency of Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 4 or IELTS 4 or as per the requirement of employer and regulator/organization;

  • Have completed one year of post-secondary education, training or apprenticeship equivalent to Canadian educational requirement with certification or eligibility for certification. The academic or technical diploma, certificate or degrees equivalence is subject to Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) from a designated organization;

  • Obtaining licensure from the requisite authorities (for regulated occupations or where professional certification is required for equivalence);  

  • Have work experience in your field or training occupation:

  • At -least (1) one-year full- time work experience in the last (10) ten years in a skilled profession (Non-trades)

  • At -least (2) two-years experience in skilled trades in the past (5) five years; and

  • Have proof of funds for settlement (may variate depending on the size of family).


The occupations In-Demand are rated Skill Level A or B or Skill type O under the Canada’s National Occupational Classification (NOC).


Subject to availability and changes made in the provincial nomination programs, the In-Demand Occupations are:

NOC-Occupations Source: National Occupational Classification Matrix 2016, Government of Canada.

The contents herein are intended to provide general information to subject matter.

For all queries relating to Provincial Nomination Programs and legal advice please contact Asif Anwar

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