Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) exist in nearly all Canadian provinces and territories (excluding Quebec and Nunavut) as a tool for each individual region to nominate immigration candidates who are interested in settling in a particular area within Canada.
Designed to disperse the benefits of immigration throughout Canada—especially because Canadian immigration has historically been disproportionate to Ontario, British Columbia, and Quebec—there are currently over 80 country-wide PNP streams available for prospective Canadian immigrants.
Alberta Advantage Immigration Program (AAIP)
The Alberta Advantage Immigration Program (AAIP) provides eight different streams for both workers and entrepreneurs who are interested in calling Canada’s most populated “prairie province” their new home.
British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP)
The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) provides three general streams for prospective newcomers to Canada that would love to reside in one of Canada’s most picturesque provinces.
Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP)
Manitoba’s Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) can be used by people interested in coming to the country’s central-most province through the five PNP pathways
New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program (NBPNP)
For anyone seeking to immigrate to Canada and live in the country’s largest Maritimes province, the New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program (NBPNP) offers five different routes through which someone can explore this possibility.
Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Nominee Program (NLPNP)
Five different possible streams exist for a prospective immigrant to Canada who is interested in making the country’s easternmost province their home.
Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP)
Nova Scotia is a province known as “Canada’s Ocean Playground” for its 13,000 kilometres of coastline.
For anyone that sees the appeal in moving to this quaint and serene province, Canada’s second smallest, Nine different streams available through the Nova Scotia Provincial Nominee Program (NSNP):
Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP)
Canada’s most populated province, and its most popular historically for immigration, is Ontario. Ontario has four different categories within the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) for eligible Canadian newcomers to explore.
Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP)
Canada’s smallest province gives prospective newcomers to Canada three different ways to come and settle in the country’s potato-famous region through Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP).
Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP)
Saskatchewan’s Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) provides prospective newcomers to Canada with four different streams through which they can immigrate to Saskatchewan.
Northwest Territories Nominee Program (NTNP)
The Northwest Territories Nominee Program (NTNP) contains two distinct programs that give interested Canadian newcomers a total of four streams through which they can explore settling in this region—home to two of North America’s largest freshwater lakes and the largest national park in the country.
Yukon Nominee Program (YNP)
Yukon’s version of the PNP is called the Yukon Nominee Program (YNP), and it has five streams through which Canadian newcomers can settle in the territory.