What is it?
The Provincial Nominee Program is run by Canadian provinces for skilled foreign workers, businessmen and students who can contribute to the economy of a particular province and become permanent residents of that province. According to the requirement of the province, there are several streams targeted towards specific groups of people.
The program works on a nomination basis from the provinces. Depending on the province, candidates can either apply through a paper based, online or express entry modes. Paper based process can only be used for a non-express entry-based applications.
All applicants must undergo medical and police checks for permanent residence through this program.