Provincial Nominee Program

Provincial Nominee Program

After the introduction of a federal system of selection of candidates for permanent residency Express Entry from January 1, 2015, some provinces and territories of Canada modified their Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs- «candidate of the province") by submitting EOI system - «Expression of Interest».
The last province that issued the invitation to submit applications for obtaining permanent resident status in Canada on a provincial program, has become Manitoba. The province of Manitoba has issued 372 invitations for the Skilled Worker category on October 13, 2015. Manitoba, in collaboration with the Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island have compiled a list of provinces that include at least one direction on immigration model EOI- Expression of Interest.

What is the  Expression of Interest?

Despite the fact that each province has its own nuances and requirements of this model, all the same show the same method.

Candidates who meet the requirements of a specific immigration category and who are interested in immigrating to one of these provinces are asked to fill out a special online form - to justify the choice of this particular province (Expression of interest). The applicant's interest Province assesses the choice usually by charging a certain amount of points, and then be prompted to file an application for a residence permit to candidates who successfully able to integrate in the province. Thus, the provinces have the ability to quickly and effectively treat the candidates statements.

Candidates who are in the total pool have an opportunity to receive an additional 600 points if they are nominated by a province.

Your Steps 

  1.  Justify the choice of province – Submit an Expression of Interest
  2. Get Invitation to the submission of an application for a residence permit
  3.  Send a request for a residence permit in the selected province
  4.  Send Province Nomination from selected provinces in the IRCC (Immigration and Refugee Citizenship Canada) which gives the right to obtain permanent resident status in Canada (residence permit).

Canada maps

1. Alberta 2. British Columbia 3.Manitoba 4.New Brunswick 5.Newfoundland and Labrador  6. Nova Scotia 7.Ontario 8.Prince Edward Island 9.Saskatchewan 10. Quebec 11Northwest Territories 12. Nunavat 13. Yukon  



Your contact information

Your personal profile

Civil husband / wife: the person with whom you live together for at least 12 months

Marital Status

What is your Country of Residence
What is your preferred destination in Canada?
Do you have any Dependent Children?

Dependent Children includes all unmarried children that are financially dependent on you, who are less than 19 years old. How many dependent children do you have, according to the following age groups:

12 years and younger
13 to 18 years
19 years and older

Pre-existing Express Entry profile

Have you previously submitted an Express Entry profile to Citizenship and Immigration Canada?

Your Personal Net Worth

Your Personal Net Worth is the current value of all the assets (e.g. properties, investments, stocks, bonds, bank accounts) that you (and your spouse/common-law partner, if applicable) personally own, MINUS the current value of all your combined personal liabilities (e.g. mortgages, loans, credit card balances).

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Net Worth

Your Language Skills

  • ADVANCED: (equivalent to Canadian Language Benchmark 9).
  • HIGH INTERMEDIATE: (equivalent to Canadian Language Benchmark 8).
  • INTERMEDIATE: (equivalent to Canadian Language Benchmark 7).
  • LOW INTERMEDIATE: (at least Canadian Language Benchmark 5).
  • BASIC: (at least Canadian Language Benchmark 3).





Your Education and Training

Have you completed high school (secondary school)?
Have you received any education or training other than high school (secondary school)?
Type of program
Duration of the program
What study?
Country of study
Have you completed the program?

Your Work History

Have you ever worked in Canada in a skilled occupation for at least one year?
Have you done any paid work any where in the world during the last 10 years?
How long have you been working in this specialty?
Occupation / Position
Place of work

Canadian Job Offer

Do you have a written job offer from a Canadian employer?
Is this job offer related to your most recent field of study?

Family and Friends in Canada

Do you have any family members, relatives, or close friends living in Canada?

Your Spouse/Common-Law Partner's Information


Your Spouse/Common-Law Partner's English Language Skills


Your Spouse/Common-Law Partner's French Language Skills


Your Spouse/Common-Law Partner's Occupation

Please provide information about your Spouse or Common-Law Partner's work experience

Has your Spouse or Common-Law Partner ever worked in Canada in a skilled occupation for at least one year?

Your Spouse/Common-Law Partner's Education

Has your Spouse/Common-Law Partner completed high school (secondary school)?
Has your Spouse/Common-Law Partner received any education or training other than high school (secondary school)?

Questions and Comments