Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program:

The Business Impact Category provides the opportunity for foreign nationals to be nominated by Prince Edward Island to become permanent residents of Canada providing they invest in and actively manage a business in Prince Edward Island. The Business Impact Category is looking for interested businesspersons who can demonstrate vision, leadership and determination.

Business Impact - Work Permit Stream

If you are interested in immigrating to Prince Edward Island and would like to invest in and run a business, you may be eligible for a nomination for permanent residency through the Work Permit Stream of the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP). This stream is for foreign nationals with business ownership or extensive management experience who would like to move to PEI to start their business, and eventually become a permanent resident.

To be eligible for nomination through the Work Permit stream you must: 

    • Minimum verifiable personal net worth of $600,000

    • Have transferable management skills and past employment or business ownership experience;

    • Make a minimum of $150,000 investment into a new or existing Prince Edward Island owned and operated business

    • Meet minimum language requirements equivalent to a CLB/NCLC 4 ; and

    • Intend to live and work in PEI while providing day-to-day active and ongoing management of your PEI-based company