Community Endorsement

*Please note that it is currently impossible to obtain a Community Endorsement due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We will update this page as soon as communities resume the endorsement. Thank you for your understanding.

PEI PNP potential business applicants who seek community endorsement for additional points in the Expression of Interest (EOI) system are required to schedule appointments through GB PEI with the endorsed community to discuss endorsement and provide an overview of their business concept.

Endorsing Communities

Capital Regional Communities (10 points for EOI)

Rural Communities (15 points for EOI)


  • GB PEI will contact a community to schedule an endorsement meeting for applicants.
  • Applicants must physically visit PEI and meet with a community representative for community endorsement.
  • Applicants should dress in business casual for a community endorsement meeting.
  • Applicants need to talk about (1) family, education, and work, (2) business concept , and (3) why choosing the community and PEI in English.
  • Applicants can expect a written community endorsement at least 7 days after a community endorsement meeting.
  • Applicants can only have one written community endorsement at a time.
  • Each written community endorsement is only valid for 1 year.
  • Applicants with a community endorsement need to open a business in the endorsed community after arriving at PEI.

If you are interested in getting a community endorsement, please email us a Pre-Application Package.