Provincial Nominee Programs


The Provincial Nomination Program (PNP) allows provinces & territory to nominate individuals and their families who wish to immigrate to Canada and who are interested in settling in a particular province. Provincial Nomination is also one of the fast-track option for Canadian Permanent Residency.


Every province and one territory has its own individual Provincial Nomination Program (except for Quebec, which has a different system). 
















Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP)

Alberta is one of Canada’s most economically and socially dynamic provinces. Located in Western Canada, the province has a rapidly growing economy, based in large part on its vast natural resources. Home to two of Canada’s largest cities, Calgary and Edmonton

The AINP consists of three main immigration streams:

  • the Strategic Recruitment Stream.

  • the Employer Driver Stream.

  • the Self-Employed Farmer Stream.


British Columbia

British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)

British Columbia, Canada’s westernmost province, is a hub of cultural diversity and economic growth. Home to the country’s third-largest city, Vancouver, British Columbia is also one of the most diverse provinces in all of Canada.


The BC PNP accepts applications under following immigration categories:

  • Express Entry British Columbia.

  • Skills Immigration.

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Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP)

Located between the provinces of Ontario and Saskatchewan, the Province of Manitoba is in many ways the gateway to western Canada. Manitoba’s population of approximately 1.2 million is located largely in and around the capital city of Winnipeg.


The Manitoba PNP accepts applications under following immigration categories:

  • Skilled Workers in Manitoba

  • Skilled Workers Overseas

  • Manitoba Invitation

  • Business Investor

  • Immigration to Morden, Manitoba


New Brunswick

New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program (NBPNP)

New Brunswick is one Canada’s Maritime provinces. It is the only officially bilingual province in Canada, with about 30 per cent of the population speaking French as a first language.


The NB PNP accepts applications under the following immigration categories:

  • Express Entry Labour Market Stream

  • Skilled Workers with Family Support

  • Business Immigration

  • Skilled Workers with Employer Support


NewFoundland & Labrador

Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Nominee Program (NLPNP)

The province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada’s easternmost province, may be one of the country’s best kept secrets. The province consists of two distinct land masses – Labrador, which is connected to the mainland of Canada, and the nearby island of Newfoundland. A large number of its residents live in the provincial capital of St. John’s, which enjoy a lively culture that draws heavily from its coastal environment.


The NLPNP accepts applications under three immigration categories:

  • Skilled Worker Category

  • International Graduate Category

  • Immigrant Entrepreneur Category


Nova Scotia

The Nova Scotia Nominee Program (PNP)

Nova Scotia is a small Canadian province located in the ‘Maritimes’ region of the country. Its capital city, Halifax, is known as a major centre for culture and the arts, as well as for its high standard of living.


The NSNP accepts applications under the following immigration streams:

  • Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry

  • Nova Scotia Experience: Express Entry

  • Skilled Worker Stream

  • Family Business Worker Stream

  • Entrepreneur Stream

  • International Graduate Entrepreneur Stream

  • International Student Sub-Stream


Prince Edward Island

Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)

Prince Edward Island (PEI), which consists of the island itself and several surrounding isles, is Canada’s smallest province.


The PEI PNP accepts applications under following immigration categories:

  • PEI PNP Express Entry Stream

  • Business Impact Category

  • Labour Impact Category



Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP)

It is home to one of the country’s most rapidly growing economies and populations, thanks largely to an influx of immigrants from around the world. Its economy is primarily based on agriculture and important natural resources industries like forestry and fishing. It boasts two major cities, Saskatoon and Regina.


The SINP accepts applications under the following categories:

  • Saskatchewan Express Entry

  • International Skilled Worker Category

  • Saskatchewan Experience Category

  • Entrepreneur and Farm Category



Yukon Nominee Program (YNP)

Located in the far northwest of Canada, Yukon has a fabled place in the country’s history.


The YNP consists of three main streams:

  • Skilled Worker Program

  • Critical Impact Worker Program

  • Business Nominee Program




Northern Territories

NWT boasts acres upon acres of untouched forests and a population of just over 40,000 residents. The territory's economy exploits its vast geological resources, including gold, diamonds, natural gas, and petroleum.

The NTNP accepts applications under four categories:

  • Skilled Worker

  • Critical Impact Worker

  • Entrepreneur

  • Self-Employed Business



Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP)

As Canada’s most populous province, Nearly 40 per cent of Canadians call Ontario home. Ontario is also home to Canada’s capital city, Ottawa, and its largest city, Toronto.

Ontario’s Provincial Nominee Program is called the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP), which was formerly known as the Opporunities Ontario Provincial Nominee Program (OOPNP).


The OINP accepts applications under a number of immigration categories:

  • Human Capital Priorities Stream

  • French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream

  • General Category

  • International Students Category

  • Investors Category

  • Entrepreneur Stream

  • Corporate Stream