Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) - Business Category
An immigration pathway of the stunning Prince Edward Island.
PEI, the smallest province of Canada located on the east coast. It is the ideal place to live, work, study and raise a family.
Students come to PEI from more than 60 countries to experience a first-rate education. Our higher education programs are meeting the demands for a skilled workforce with industry-specific programs and degrees in diverse fields.
In addition, PEI offers rewarding career opportunities and a business community that is supportive of entrepreneurs.
The population in PEI is increasing -- New immigrants are coming to the province, bringing new ideas and contributing to our social and economic fabric. Investors who plan to assume full ownership of a PEI business by investing in and actively managing the business in the province are eligible for this stream.
Entrepreneur Stream Eligibility
PEI offers rewarding career opportunities and a business community that is supportive of entrepreneurs.
After September 20, 2018, the province will only invite entrepreneurs selected through the Work Permit stream as the 100% Ownership and Partial Ownership streams will close. Therefore, applicants now have only 2 options to immigrate to PEI as entrepreneurs:
- Buy or Sell a PEI Business, or
- Work Permit Stream
The Work Permit Stream is for foreign nationals with business ownership or extensive management experience who would like to move to PEI to start their business:
- have a minimum personal net worth of $600,000;
- be within 21-59 years of age at the time of application;
- have a minimum education of secondary school equivalent;
- minimum language requirements equivalent to a CLB/NCLC 4.