Immigration to Prince Edward Island

Immigration to Prince Edward Island


Program Overview :

Prince Edward Island is the smallest province in Canada. Located off the eastern coast, it’s one of Canada’s 4 Atlantic provinces. Prince Edward Island has a vibrant and growing business community. Its economy features a mix of traditional resources like agriculture, fisheries and tourism. These industries have undergone significant modernization in recent years, even as new industries have started to emerge in the province

If you are seeking permanent residency in Prince Edward Island, one pathway is to be nominated to the federal government through the PEI Provincial Nominee Program (PNP).  At this time, priority will be given to entrepreneurs and to individuals qualified to work in areas with identified skill shortages in the PEI labour market.

  Prince Edward  Minimum Investment
Minimum Investment
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 Prince Edward  Number of countries that allow visa-free travel
Number of countries that allow visa-free travel
187 Countires
 Prince Edward  Global Passport Rank
Global Passport Rank
 Prince Edward  Residency
No residency requirement
 Prince Edward  Taxation
Subject to Canadian tax law
 Prince Edward  Processing Time
Processing Time
12 - 18 Months

Immigrate to Prince Edward Island as a businessman

Business Classes

If you are interested in immigrating to PEI and want to invest in and manage a business, you may be eligible for a permanent residency nomination through the PEI Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) Work Permit Program. This influx is for foreign nationals with extensive business ownership or management experience who wish to move to Prince Edward Island to start their businesses, eventually becoming permanent residents.


Conditions & Requirements

To be eligible to be nominated through the Work Permit category, you must:

  • Have a verifiable personal minimum net worth of CAD 600,000 accumulated through legal and legitimate sources in their own right.
  • Have a minimum education equivalent to high school.
  • Be between 21 and 59 years of age at the time of application.
  • Have transferable management skills and previous work or business ownership experience.
  • Meet the minimum equivalent language requirements for CLB/NCLC 4 and intend to live and work in Prince Edward Island while providing active and ongoing day-to-day management for your company headquartered in PEI
  • Attend an interview with the immigration office staff.
  • Meet the terms and conditions of the performance agreement signed with the Immigration Office.

Program Benefits:

  • You can get permanent residency (PR)
  • You can travel to 187 countries without any prior visa after obtaining Canadian citizenship
  • You and your family can live anywhere in Canada (other than the province of Quebec).
  • World-class learning environment
  • Free health insurance