Provincial Nominee Program is for skilled workers, professionals and business individuals. By this program, provinces and territories invite and nominate annually those fulfill the requirements provincial government and receive 600 CRS additional points in their Express Entry profile. Once you are nominated through EE system, you will be able to apply for permanent residency through the EE system. Immigrants have to live & work in specific province or territory for a certain time as obligation. However, Quebec is an exception, as it has a different selection system of its own.
In general, Express Entry is an application management system used by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to receive profiles and process through three Canadian Federal Economic Immigration programs for skilled workers.
Canada’s Express Entry immigration selection system uses the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) to rank and select individuals who are eligible to immigrate to Canada under three federal economic immigration programs.
Candidates in the pool are assigned a Comprehensive Ranking System score out of 1,200. Once the profile submit in the pool, it ranks based on age, education, work experience language and other major factors against each other and invite the highest ranking candidates to apply for Canada Permanent Residency.
After getting Invitation To Apply (ITA), applicant has to submit the visa application along with all required documents with 60 days. Express Entry profile is valid for 1 year and if applicant didn’t receive ITA so profile will expire.