Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program Visa

Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program Visa


This is an employer-driven stream that allows PEI employers to hire recent graduates from recognized accredited PEI universities and colleges


In order to be eligible under the International Graduate Stream, applicants must:


  • Be between 21 and 55 years of age
  • Have a full-time, permanent job offer in their field of study from a PEI employer in a skilled position (NOC 0, A or B level)
  • Have worked a minimum of six months for the PEI employer
  • Have legal status in Canada
  • Have a valid post-graduate work permit
  • Attend an interview in PEI, if required
  • Have completed at least a two-year diploma or degree program while studying full-time
  • Possess a valid diploma/degree from the recognized accredited PEI university or college
  • Possess sufficient English and/or French language ability to perform the job offered by the PEI employer
  • Demonstrate sufficient funds to settle successfully in PEI
  • Demonstrate a genuine intention to become established in PEI


The PEI employer is responsible for ensuring the following elements:

  • The employment offer is full-time and permanent
  • The employment is consistent with the applicant’s ability to perform the job based on education, training and/or experience
  • The terms and conditions of employment meet federal and provincial standards and industry wage rate
  • The employment does not contravene existing bargaining agreements or employment disputes
  • The employment is to be located in PEI
  • The foreign worker’s licensing or accreditation to perform the job is verified, if applicable
  • An employment contract is provided
  • Settlement support is provided to the applicant and their family
  • A Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) is provided, if applicable
  • Attendance at an immigration interview may be required