To be awarded 600 points under the Comprehensive Ranking System for having a Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) nomination, you must have a provincial nomination certificate that:
- was issued after January 1, 2015,
- was issued for a PNP Express Entry stream,
- is valid (i.e., not expired) when you submit your application for permanent residence, and,
- is accepted in the system by both you and the province or territory.