Methods to Get a Provincial Nomination for Canadian Immigration
Every province in Canada has its PNP having different streams, and there are frequent changes in their eligibility requirements. Sometimes a few new streams are opened, or closed. One must allow the time to research all the available options, and closely monitor all of the programs for eligibility norms.
When a candidate applies to a provincial stream which is aligned with Express Entry the nomination fetches an extra 600 CRS points. This virtually guarantees to receive an ITA.
If you receive a nomination from a stream that isn’t aligned with on the contrary if it is not is aligned with Express Entry they can apply for PR directly to IRCC as a nominee of the province.
Here are the general guidelines to get a nomination.
IN DEMAND OCCUPATION
Provinces cover a PNP stream to bring in foreign workers with sufficient experience in specified occupations. These are based on labor shortage and cater to the demand of the foreign workers.
They change by province, and with time. One has to monitor them closely.
JOB OFFER FROM EMPLOYER
Employer job offer streams are meant for helping employers in the province to fill their labor requirements. They give access to the employers to the international market.
To the candidates in the pool, a job offer fetches 50 or 200 additional points, based on the skill level required. If you are not in the pool, a job offer makes them eligible for the job offer in the provincial nomination stream, till that stream is not aligned with Express Entry.
JOB OFFER FROM EMPLOYER FOR IN DEMAND OCCUPATION
At times provinces come up with an offer of immigration streams to the experienced candidates for jobs in demand who already have a job offer from an employer.
EXPOSURE AS A STUDENT
The provinces have a stream for experienced candidates who studied in the province. Foreign student graduates face a great demand and are the most sought-after candidates. They are eligible for 30 additional points for education.
TEMPORARY WORKING EXPERIENCE
An experience of working as a temporary worker in a province is of great help to obtain a provincial nomination. Provinces have streams for the transition of temporary workers to PR. Working in Canada is a plus point with them, and when you apply for a nomination, the employer gives you a total benefit oriented permanent job offer. Starting as a temporary worker improves eligibility in many ways. The candidates can improve their language ability, expand the professional network and aim at a permanent job offer.
STREAM FOR BUSINESSMEN
In some provinces, there are measures for candidates who wish to own and operate a business. This requires managerial experience and a personal net worth.
HELP BY FAMILY MEMBERS LIVING IN CANADA
Having a family member who is a Canadian citizen or PR who is unwilling to sponsor still gives a chance to get a provincial nomination.
SOME OTHER WAYS ALSO
Ontario has an appeal for the French-speaking newcomers and welcomes them each year. Saskatchewan and Alberta have thriving agricultural industries. They have programs for candidates with farming experience, and who intend to own, operate, or invest in a farm.
For some candidates, Canada immigration is a near possibility owing to the variety of the above-mentioned programs.