Provincial
Nominee Programs

Provincial Nominee Programs

All the provinces and territories in Canada have their own immigration programs, called Provincial Nominee Programs. These programs as based according to the provincial economics and demographic needs. Applicants can apply separately to these provinces or can receive nomination through Express Entry-aligned streams. Some of the popular Provincial Nominee programs are as follows:

Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP)

Alberta's PNP is comprised of three programs: The Alberta Opportunity Stream, the Alberta Express Entry Stream, and the Self-Employed Farmer Stream. The nominations are given to candidates who meet program-specific criteria and intend to reside in the prairie province.

Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP)

OINP is among the most popular among the Provincial Nominee Programs. Ontario provides many streams for students, foreign nationals with valid job offers, experience in in-demand occupation in Ontario, entrepreneur and investors to immigrate to Ontario. Its three Express-entry-aligned programs: skilled trades, Human Capital priority stream and French-Speaking skilled worker are extremely successful in bringing talent to Canada to contribute in its economy.

Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP)

SINP is gaining its popularity through various immigration programs focused to enhance Saskatchewan economy and fill gap in labor market. Those applicants who score 60 out of 100 points can submit their Expression of Interest for SINP. Apart from this Saskatchewan has Express Entry-aligned program to nominate applicants from Express Entry Pool. It majorly provides immigration options under three categories;

  • International Skilled Worker
  • Saskatchewan Experience
  • Business Immigration