NL PNP Expression of Interest System

NL PNP Expression of Interest System

All applicants applying to either International Entrepreneur stream or International Graduate Entrepreneur stream must submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) under the NL PNP Expression of Interest System. Besides, EOI is not a formal application. But shows your interest in applying to the program. Also, it is a point-based system that scores your profile as per the data you give. Your EOI profile will then be assessed as per the EOI Points Grid system factors such as:

  • Language
  • Business ownership or management experience
  • Education level
  • Age
  • Adaptability
  • Newfoundland and Labrador economic priorities

Also, your profile will be selected by the NL PNP as per its high score and will get an Invitation to Apply (ITA).


To submit an EOI you must meet the following terms:

  • Review and meet the terms of the NLPNP IE stream; and
  • Must meet the terms of the EOI Points Grid;
  • Submit an EOI; and
  • Moreover, as per your EOI score, enter a pool of EOI applicants.


NL PNP Expression of Interest System – EOI Points Grid

To qualify you must get a minimum of 72 scores in the EOI points grid system. Also, the maximum score that you can get in the EOI system is 120.


Language

First language skill level Speaking Listening Reading Writing Maximum 32 points
CLB 7 or more 6 6 6 6 24
CLB 6 or more 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 22
CLB 5 or more 5 5 5 5 20
Second official language skill level Speaking Listening Reading Writing  
CLB 5 or more 2 2 2 2 8


Education

Education (Maximum 30 points)
PhD 24
Master’s degree 20
Post-secondary degree or diploma of 2 or more years. 15
High school diploma 12
2 years or more Canadian post-secondary degree or more 06


Business Ownership Experience

Business ownership Maximum 24 points
3+ years of business ownership experience 15
2-3 years of business ownership experience 05
5 years of senior management experience 09

Applicants must have a minimum of 2 years of businesses ownership experience within 10 years. Also, must have at least 25% ownership in the business. Further, the applicant must be actively involved in the day to day management of the business.

Besides applicants showing senior management experience of 5+ years must prove that their occupation falls under a NOC skill level 0, A, B, or C. So, to do so give reference letters.


Newfoundland and Labrador economic priorities

Newfoundland and Labrador economic

Priorities

Maximum 12 points
Business is based on technology, natural

resources, agriculture, or aquaculture sector

8
Business not in above-mentioned priority sector 4
Business in a Rural Area outside St. John’s Census Metropolitan Area 4


Age

Age Maximum 12 points
21-30 years 10
31-40 years 12
41-50 years 08
51-59 years 04
60 years and more 0


Adaptability

Adaptability Maximum 10 points
Relatives in the province 6
2 years or more work experience in Newfoundland and Labrador 4
1-2 years of work experience in Newfoundland and Labrador

2