Canadian Provincial Nominee Programs enable territories and provinces to choose a specific number of applicants for Canada PR. Most of these Programs have categories and streams that are linked to the federal Express Entry. They provide numerous opportunities for immigration applicants with Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score beneath the cut-off CRS score for the Federal Express Entry draws also to those who don't have a profile in the Express Entry.
The minimum CRS scores needed to obtain an ITA by federal Express Entry draws in 2019 have varied from 438 to 470. As per the available data, only about 13% of Express Entry applicants have CRS scores in this limit as on15 August 2019.
At the corresponding time, the minimum CRS score demand is relatively lesser in Canadian Provincial Nominee Program draws and few of the streams do not consider the CRS score of the applicants.
These basically two types, one which is associated to the federal Express Entry and the other named the base nomination streams, which are not associated to the Federal Express Entry system. The minimum expected CRS score in the draws managed for Express Entry-associated PNP streams is usually lower than Canadian Express Entry draws. The most excellent example is the Alberta PNP that invited Express Entry applicants with CRS score as less as 300 in a some of the draws in this year. The Saskatchewan PNP and Nova Scotia PNP do not even count the CRS score of the applicant.
At the corresponding time, base streams of PNPs are meant for aspirants who may not be qualified for Express Entry but have education or skills aligned to the province labor market. While few of these base streams consider special qualifications or professions such as daycare workers, long-haul truck drivers or physicians, some other base streams support applicants who have spent time in the Canadian province as a visitor or student or have a relative or friend living in the province.
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