No, Provincial Nomination is not a requirement for Canadian immigration.
The Provincial Nomination Program is simply an option for individuals to obtain Permanent Residence quicker. If individuals qualify for the provincial nomination program, they are at an advantage due to the fact that they are an asset to the province/territory in some way or another.
Also, if you are a Provincial Nominee, the processing times of your application will be much quicker. Nevertheless, there are many other ways in which an individual can obtain Permanent Residency. You can obtain Permanent Resident status through a variety of categories such as:
Overall, the Provincial Nomination Program is not a requirement for Canadian immigration.
Figuring out which one fits you the best is the most difficult part. Akrami & Associates is an extremely knowledgeable and dedicated immigration firm that can help anyone who is confused about what their best options are.
The firm can help make the application process run smoothly, so that the application/waiting period and transition can be done with minimal stress.
Akrami & Associates keeps their clients well informed about everything that happens along the way so that there no surprises and we would be happy to do the same for you!