PEI Work Permit Stream: A dream for entrepreneurs

PEI’s Work Permit Stream: A dream for entrepreneurs

Prince Edward Island is one of Canada’s most beautiful provinces, famous for its red beaches, luscious green fields with bountiful farmland, and scenic historic towns. PEI may have one of Canada’s smaller populations, but the booming tourist industry and supportive community atmosphere make it an ideal place to found a business. And now, the government of PEI is inviting promising entrepreneurs to set up shop on their red shores! 

The PEI Work Permit Stream is an economic immigration stream that invites entrepreneurs to create and run businesses on Prince Edward Island. Those who join the stream are also eligible to receive a provincial nomination from the government of PEI. 

The Work Permit Stream has outlined the criteria that applicants need to be eligible for the program:

  • Have a minimum personal net worth of $600,000. This wealth must have been acquired legally and through legitimate sources. 
  • Have an education background of secondary school (or the equivalent) or higher.
  • Be between 21-59 years of age when applying.
  • Have experience as a business owner OR relevant management skills from past jobs.
  • Meet the language requirements, which for this stream is a CLB/NLC score of 4 or higher.
  • Live on PEI while actively managing the business day-to-day. 
  • Have an interview with the Office of Immigration.
  • Sign a Performance Agreement with the Office of Immigration and meet all terms and conditions.

You can apply to the PEI Work Permit Stream today through the Government of Prince Edward Island website. After that, applicants create an Expression of Interest Profile. The EOI informs the government that the candidate wants to be considered for the program and for a provincial nomination. 

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  1. Sebastian

    After you are approved for a work permit, you must move to PEI and start your business.  After you have fulfilled all of the terms and conditions of your Performance Agreement you will be issued a nomination certificate.  You are then responsible for filing your Application for Permanent Residency with IRCC, who will assess it for admissibility factors. You can check the status of your Expression of Interest by logging in to the Prince Edward Island Expression of Interest system .

  2. Sahabuddin

    Hi gooddays sir i am sahabuddin From Bangladesh
    sir please help me sir i need one work permit visa please help me sir canada is my dream country
    You know sir i like any work i am a perfect workers and i have 5 years foreign experience of Gulf Qatar sir i like any work my study experience under metric but i speak English United use
    Please give me one chang i am Very poor people sir please help my dream canada job

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