PNP Canada Live Tracker: which PNPs are open?

Category/StreamAligned with EE?Job Offer Required?Recent updateCurrent Status
Human Capital PrioritiesYesNoNov 26: Eligible HCP candidates with a targeted job offer - 185 candidates invited, CRS score range 350-448

Sept, 2018: Candidates no longer required to have 400+ CRS points
Accepting applications & issuing invitations
French-Speaking Skilled WorkerYesNoDec 6: 45 candidates invited (date range of EE profile submission Jan 1 - Dec 6, 2018)Accepting applications & issuing invitations
Skilled TradesYesNoNov 26: 181 candidates invited (date range of EE profile submission Jan 1 - Nov 16)Accepting applications & issuing invitations
Foreign WorkerNoYesJan 17: Revised application guide; Jan 18: open for new applicationsAccepting applications
International StudentNoYesJan 17: Revised application guide; Jan 18: open for new applicationsAccepting applications
In-Demand SkillsNoYesLaunched on August 16, 2017; Revised application guide as of Jan 17;Accepting applications
Masters GraduatesNoNoOpened April 5, 2018, closed within an hourIntake paused
PhD GraduatesNoNoOpened Jan 29, 2018; Revised application guide as of Jan 17, 2018Accepting applications
EntrepreneurNoNoNov 23: 15 invitations issued (112+ points)Accepting EOIs, issuing invitations & accepting applications
CorporateNoNoAccepting online applications as of September 7, 2017; Revised application guide as of Jan 17, 2018Open
Category/StreamAligned with EE?Job Offer Required?Recent draw resultsCurrent Status
EEBC - Skilled WorkerYesYesDec 12: 85+ points required to receive an ITA (tech pilot draw)Accepting EOIs & issuing invitations
EEBC – Healthcare ProfessionalYesYesN/AAccepting applications
EEBC – International GraduateYesYesDec 12: 95+ points required to receive an ITA (tech pilot draw)Accepting EOIs & issuing invitations
EEBC – International Post-GraduateYesNoN/AAccepting applications
Skills Immigration (SI) – Skilled WorkerNoYesDec 12: 85+ points required to receive an ITA (tech pilot draw)Accepting EOIs & issuing invitations
SI – Healthcare ProfessionalNoYesN/AAccepting applications
SI – International GraduateNoYesDec 12: 95+ points required to receive an ITA (tech pilot draw)Accepting EOIs & issuing invitations
SI – Entry Level and Semi-SkilledNoYesDec 5: 68+ points required to receive an ITAAccepting EOIs & issuing invitations
SI – International Post-GraduateNoNoN/AAccepting applications
Tech Pilot
The BC PNP Tech Pilot uses some of the categories listed above to prioritize workers in priority tech occupations.
EntrepreneurNoNoOct 31: 112+ points required to receive an ITA (25 invitations issued)Accepting EOIs & issuing invitations
Entrepreneur Regional PilotNoNoNov 21: Pilot announced. Registration to begin in early 2019.On Dec 6, the BC PNP will host an information session for communities, with enrolment registration to begin early in the new year.

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Category/StreamAligned with EE?Job Offer Required?Recent updateCurrent Status
Express EntryYesNoJune 14: Stream is now openOpen (candidates must receive invitation before applying)
Opportunity StreamNoYesNov 1: Income requirement has been removed & adjustments made to language requirements (to come into effect in 2020)Open
Self-Employed FarmerNoNoRemains open into 2018Open
Category/StreamAligned with EE?Job Offer Required?Recent updateCurrent Status
Quebec Skilled Worker ProgramNoNoMoved to 'Expression of Interest' model as of September 17, 2018 through new 'Arrima' portalAccepting expressions of interest
Quebec Experience ProgramNoNoAug 2018: Spouses & common-law parnters on an open work permit now eligible, workers in NOC C and D level occupations now eligibleAccepting applications from eligible foreign workers & international students
Entrepreneur ProgramNoNoNew intake period started August 15, 2018. Accepting 25 applications under Component One and 35 for Component Two
Self-Employed ProgramNoNoApplication intake period opened on August 15, 2018 for up to 50 new applicationsOpen (Application intake period scheduled to run until March 31, 2019 or until intake is filled)
Investor ProgramNoNoApplication intake period opened on September 10, 2018 for up to 1,900 new applications (maximum of 1,235 applications from foreign nationals from the People’s Republic of China, including the administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macao, will be accepted)Open (Application intake period scheduled to run until March 15, 2019 or until intake is filled)

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Category/StreamAligned with EE?Job Offer Required?Recent updateCurrent Status
Skilled Workers Overseas (SWO)NoNoDec 5: 62 invited directly by the MPNP under a Strategic Recruitment Initiative (711+ points required)

Dec 5: 255 invited who have a valid Express Entry ID and job seeker validation code, and at least 6 months of recent experience in an occupation on Manitoba’s In-demand Occupations list; OR
a close relative residing in Manitoba or past education or work experience in Manitoba; AND at least 6 months of recent experience in an occupation on Manitoba’s In-demand Occupations list; AND a minimum language proficiency of CLB 5 unless work experience is primarily in a regulated occupation (minimum CLB 7) or a compulsory trade (CLB 6) (596+ points required)
Accepting EOIs & applications
SWO: Express Entry PathwayYesNoJuly 6: 202 invited, 519+ points required (Invited candidates must have 6+ months of recent experience in an occupation on Manitoba’s In-demand Occupations list)

July 9: 132 invited, 519+ points required (Invited candidates must have at least 6 months of recent experience in a NOC B occupation on Manitoba’s In-demand Occupations list)
Accepting EOIs & applications
SWO: Human Capital PathwayNoNoJan 29: Renewal timeline updatedComing into effect in February, 2019
Skilled Workers in Manitoba (SWM)NoYesDec 5: 213 invited, 375+ points requiredAccepting EOIs & applications
SWM: Work Experience PathwayNoYesJan 29: Renewal timeline updatedComing into effect in November, 2018
SWM: Employer Direct Recruitment PathwayNoYesJan 29: Renewal timeline updatedComing into effect in November, 2018
Career Employment Pathway (International Education Stream)NoYesNov 30: now openOpen for Expressions of Interest
Graduate Internship Pathway (International Education Stream)NoNoNov 1: Criteria now in effectOpen
Student Entrepreneur Pathway (International Education Stream)NoNoNov 1: Criteria now in effectOpen
Business Investor Stream (BIS): EntrepreneurNoNoMay 18: Now accepting expressions of interest & applications.Open
Business Investor Stream (BIS): Farm InvestorNoNoMay 18: Now accepting expressions of interest & applications. The renewed criteria and process come into effect immediately.Open
Morden Community-Driven InitiativeNoNoHas remained open for many yearsAccepting applications
Category/StreamAligned with EE?Job Offer Required?Recent updateCurrent Status
International Skilled Worker (ISW): Express EntryYesNoDec 6: 211 invitations issued (61+ points)

Nov 28: changes to the requirements related to professional status or licensure.
Accepting expressions of interest & issuing invitations in periodic draws
ISW: Occupations In-DemandNoNoDec 6: 532 invited, 61+ points required

Nov 28: changes to the requirements related to professional status or licensure.
Accepting expressions of interest & issuing invitations in periodic draws
ISW: Employment OfferNoYesAs of Oct, 2018: max. 5,000 applications to be accepted in 2018, of which 3,514 spots remainingOpen
Saskatchewan Experience: Health ProfessionalsNoYesAs of Oct, 2018: max. 1,200 applications to be accepted in 2018, of which 928 spots remainingOpen
Saskatchewan Experience: StudentsNoYesAs of Oct, 2018: max. 1,300 applications to be accepted in 2018, of which 640 spots remainingOpen
Saskatchewan Experience: Hospitality WorkersNoYesAs of Oct, 2018: max. 500 applications to be accepted in 2018, of which 471 spots remainingOpen
Saskatchewan Experience: Long Haul Truck DriversNoYesAs of Oct, 2018: max. 300 applications to be accepted in 2018, of which 293 spots remainingOpen
Saskatchewan Experience: Semi-skilled Agriculture Worker with Existing Work PermitNoYesNoneOpen
EntrepreneurNoNoNov 21: 84 invited, 120+ points required.

Draws scheduled for Jan 3 and March 7 (2019)
Accepting expressions of interest
Farm Owner and OperatorNoNoAccepting applicationsOpen
Category/StreamAligned with EE?Job Offer Required?Recent updateCurrent Status
Demand: Express Entry (Category A)YesYesHas remained open for a long timeOpen
Demand: Express Entry (Category B)YesNoWill reopen for 225 new applications at approx 9 a.m. ADT on Sat, Nov 17Scheduled to reopen Nov 17
Experience: Express EntryYesNoApplication guide updated July 10, 2018Open
Express Entry Labour Market PrioritiesYesNoLaunched August 2, first invitations sent August 8Invited 314 Express Entry candidates (NOC 4214 only) on August 8
Skilled WorkerNoYesApplication guide updated July 5, 2018Open
International Graduate EntrepreneurNoNoDraw Nov 14: 1 invited, 68+ pointsAccepting EOIs & issuing invitations
EntrepreneurNoNoDraw Nov 14: 30 invited, 112+ pointsAccepting EOIs & issuing invitations
PhysicianNoYesNew (and first) application guide available as of Feb 22.Open
Category/StreamAligned with EE?Job Offer Required?Recent updateCurrent Status
Express Entry Labour Market StreamYesYes (for current intake criteria, previous intakes have not required a job offer)Nov 28: Reopened for candidates living and working in NBOpen
Skilled Worker With Employer SupportNoYesMost recent application guide is from Aug, 2014Open
Skilled Worker With Family SupportNoNoNOTE: Effective Feb 16, 2018 this stream is closed. Applications received postmarked after that date will be returned.Closed
Post-Graduate EntrepreneurNoNoMost recent application guide is from July, 2017Accepting EOIs & issuing invitations
EntrepreneurNoNoOct 17, 2018: Program temporarily paused.Temporarily paused, not accepting EOIs at this time.
Category/StreamAligned with EE?Job Offer Required?Recent updateCurrent Status
Express Entry Skilled WorkerYesYesNew $250 application fee as of May, 2016Open
Skilled WorkerNoYesNew $250 application fee as of May, 2016Open
International GraduateNoYesMost recent application guide is from June, 2016Open
International Graduate EntrepreneurNoNoLaunched July 30, 2018Open
International EntrepreneurNoNoLaunched July 30, 2018Open
Category/StreamAligned with EE?Job Offer Required?Recent updateCurrent Status
Express EntryYesNo, but increases chances of being invited / nominatedNov 15: 147 Express Entry and Labour Impact candidates invited to applyAccepting EOIs & issuing invitations
International Graduate (sub-category of Labour Impact category)NoYesNov 15: 147 Express Entry and Labour Impact candidates invited to applyAccepting EOIs & issuing invitations
Skilled Worker Outside Canada (sub-category of Labour Impact category)NoYesNov 15: 147 Express Entry and Labour Impact candidates invited to applyAccepting EOIs & issuing invitations
Skilled Worker in PEI (sub-category of Labour Impact category)NoYesNov 15: 147 Express Entry and Labour Impact candidates invited to applyAccepting EOIs & issuing invitations
Critical Worker (sub-category of Labour Impact category)NoYesNov 15: 147 Express Entry and Labour Impact candidates invited to applyAccepting EOIs & issuing invitations
Business Work Permit EntrepreneurNoNoNov 15: 29 invited (130+ points required)Accepting EOIs & issuing invitations
Category/StreamAligned with EE?Job Offer Required?Recent updateCurrent Status
Express EntryYesYesNew application guide effective as of September, 2018Open
Skilled WorkersNoYesNew application guide effective as of September, 2018Open
Critical ImpactNoYesNew application guide effective as of September, 2018Open
Business StreamNoNo, but must invest in or create an eligible businessNew application guide effective as of Jan, 2018Open
Category/StreamAligned with EE?Job Offer Required?Recent updateCurrent Status
Express EntryYesYesNew form as of June, 2016Open
Skilled WorkerNoYesMost recent application guide is from June, 2016Open
Critical Impact WorkerNoYesMost recent application guide is from March, 2017Open
Business NomineeNoNoNew program policy in effect as of Aug 14, 2017Open

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