Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)
This section contains policy, procedures and guidance used by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada staff. It is posted on the Department’s website as a courtesy to stakeholders.
This section is about processing applications for permanent residence submitted by applicants who have been selected by a province or territory other than Nunavut and Quebec.
The Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) is designed to enable provinces and territories to support the immigration of people who
- have expressed an interest in settling in their province or territory
- the province or territory believes will be able to contribute to the economic development and prosperity of that province or territory and Canada
Program delivery instructions (PDIs) – Select the application process method
Provinces and territories that operate a PNP can nominate people through either of the following:
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