Can you tell me more about the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)?

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Several provinces and territories in Canada have established their own Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) in cooperation with the Canadian national government in order to offer a PR Visa to skilled foreign workers (and their family members) whose occupations are needed in a particular province or territory. There is usually a two-step process in which a skilled foreign worker applies to a specific PNP and if they receive a provincial nomination certificate, they will then file a PR Visa application with the Canadian national government which issues the PR Visa if all the criteria are met for immigration to Canada (e.g., health, character, etc.).

 

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