About this Guide
This section of the PEIANC website is referred to as the 'Guide for Newcomers to Prince Edward Island', or the 'Guide' for short. It is intended for new immigrants settling in Prince Edward Island (PEI), Canada.
In the Guide you will find basic information about:
- what should be the first steps to take when you have just arrived
- essential Canadian documents and how to obtain them
- elementary aspects of everyday living in Canada and on the Island
This information will help you settle easier and faster, so you can enjoy your new environment and participate in society to your fullest potential.
How to Use the Guide
You can browse the Guide by using the navigation to the right, or by clicking on the links on the Guide Map page. If you have just arrived, you may want to glance through all the sections, just to familiarize yourself with the content. You can then revisit the sections relevant to your current situation as you are progressing through phases of getting settled.
In the Guide, we have included many links to external web pages and documents for your convenience so you can easily find more information on particular topics or access documents or forms you might need. Note that we do not have control over the content of those pages and documents, and we are not responsible for their availability or the accuracy of the information displayed there. Also, the majority of the external resources are available in English only, and sometimes in English and French. Just a few external resources are available in additional languages.
Please read our Website Disclaimer for more information.
It is important to us that this Guide is useful to all newcomers. If there is a topic or a bit of information which is not included here, and you think it should be, please let us know and we will consider including it.
Linking to the Guide
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