Immigration to Prince Edward Island for international graduates
Foreigners who have graduated from an educational institution in Prince Edward Island and found employment can immigrate through the International Graduates stream.
The International Graduates stream of the Prince Edward Island provincial program is designed for graduates of local universities and colleges who have found a job in the province. A special feature of the stream is that the province does not impose specific language level requirements and does not require a language test.
To be eligible to apply for the International Graduates stream, you must meet the following requirements:
- be between the ages of 18 and 59;
- complete an educational program in Prince Edward Island;
- get a job offer in the province;
- have sufficient proficiency in English or French to fulfill job responsibilities;
- show the ability to financially support yourself and your family members.
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Prince Edward Island evaluates candidates for immigration using the provincial Expression of Interest system. It offers up to 100 points for factors such as age, education, employment, and adaptability. Points are awarded as follows:
|Age (up to 25 points)|
|18 to 24 years old||10|
|25 to 44 years old||25|
|45 to 49 years old||15|
|Over 49 years old||0|
|Education (up to 35 points)|
|Master's degree or PhD||35|
|Bachelor's degree for a program of 3 years or more or completion of an academic program of 1 year or more||20|
|Employment (up to 20 points)|
|Current work in Prince Edward Island||5|
|The job offer in Prince Edward Island corresponds with education||10|
|Education recognized by the provincial regulatory authority (for professions requiring a license)||5|
|1 year of work experience in Prince Edward Island||5|
|Adaptability (up to 20 points)|
|Close relatives in the province||5|
|The applicant's spouse, common-law partner, or child has the CLB level 6 or higher in English or French||5|
|Residential property in the province owned for 12 months or more||5|
|Completed education in the province||5|
|Spouse or partner has 3 or more years of work experience within the last 5 years||5|
How to apply
If you meet the Critical Workers stream requirements, you can create an account in the Expression of Interest system on the official Prince Edward Island website.
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