Which the Most Preferred PNP to Apply in Canada?

Deciding the best program for Canadian Permanent Residence is indeed a tedious task, after all it is about your Canada PR options. A wrong visa selection can damper your immigration chances to Canada. There are so many provinces of Canada offering immigration programs through Express Entry and Non-Express Entry streams. It is essential to select PNP that suits your needs.

Hereby, in this blog we have tried to accommodate the best provinces along with streams that you might select for your provincial nomination program. The provinces in focus are mainly Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Ontario.

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Saskatchewan PNP

Saskatchewan is also a good option for your Canadian Permanent Residence. It has one of the fastest immigration processing time and a lot of job opportunities for the skilled workers willing to live and work in the province of Saskatchewan.

To apply for Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program, you must select any of the visa category for SINP.

  • International Skilled Worker Category
  • Saskatchewan Experience Category
  • Entrepreneur and Farm Category

International Skilled Worker Category is the most famous SINP program category that includes:

  • Occupations in-demand sub category
  • Saskatchewan Express Entry sub-category

Saskatchewan employment offer sub-category SINP occupation - in demand category earlier followed ‘first-come first-serve processes for migrating potential applicants that have now been replaced by the Expression of Interest system. This new system now invites migrants in large numbers to come and settle in the province.

The highest EOI ranking official is invited to apply by the Saskatchewan government

Alberta PNP:

Alberta is a wonderful country to live and work on permanent basis as it offers great living opportunities. There are many streams under Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) that an applicant may apply. Aalbrta PNP invites skilled workers to come and settle in the province on permanent basis.

Two popular streams are:

Alberta Opportunities Stream is currently accepting applications with a job offer letter. This stream is not linked with Express Entry.

Eligibility Requirements for Alberta Opportunities Stream:

  1. Valid work permit in an eligible occupation
  2. Required secondary school education
  3. Minimum language requirement of CLB 4
  4. Must meet minimum income standards

Alberta AINP Self-Employed Farmer stream is an opportunity for those looking investment opportunities in Alberta’s agricultural sector. To apply for this stream, you must have an experience of running a farm and investing it with suitable capital in the business. This stream is currently open for accepting applications and is not linked with express entry.

If you want to apply for AINP Self Employer Stream, you must:

  • Have net worth of CAD $500,000
  • Investment of minimum CAD $500,000
  • Have experience of managing farms
  • Business plan and Canadian financial institution support 

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Ontario PNP

This is the most commercialized province of Canada having job opportunities in almost every occupation that is in short supply in Ontario. It is regarded as the most popular province because of work opportunities and living conditions. People prefer immigrating to Ontario. There are various PR programs under Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program that includes OINP Occupation In-Demand and Express Entry.

  1. Ontario Express Entry
  • Human Capital Priorities Stream
  • French Speaking Skilled Worker Stream
  1. Employer Category
  2. International Student Category
  • International Students with a job offer stream
  • International Students- Masters Graduate Stream
  • International Students- PhD Graduate stream
  1. Business Category
  • Entrepreneur Stream
  • Corporate Stream

To apply for OINP express entry, you must have the profile in the express entry pool for the factors namely age, educational qualification, work experience, language ability and adaptability factors. The minimum score considered was CRS 400 to get invitation but nowadays, the notification of interest is given as per the director’s requirement. Thus, you may consider applying to the most popular province of Canada!

British Columbia:

British Columbia has so many provincial programs to select for Canada PR. The programs comes under Express Entry and Provincial Nominee Stream. The applicants applying for BCPNP under provincial nomination program must have an offer letter from the BC employer. The economic program for the skilled worker and entrepreneurs can come and work in the province of BC provided your occupations are in-demand in BC. Along with the offer letter, you must have IELTS 6 bands in each module of reading, writing, speaking, and listening. A minimum of 67 points are required to be eligible to apply for BC PNP. The points are calculated for age, educational qualification, work experience, language score and adaptability.

Know More About Canada PNP Process & Requirements

There are varieties of PR programs to select from different provinces, it is an indeed difficult task for you to accomplish. Take assistance from the visa and immigration experts of Aptech Global by filling the free Canada PNP assessment form.


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