Provincial Nominee Program for Newfoundland and Labrador
If you want to apply for immigration to Canada, the Provincial Nominee Program of Newfoundland & Labrador can be a suitable option. To come and reside in the province of Newfoundland & Labrador, you can also apply under the Atlantic Immigration Pilot stream.
Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Nominee Program (NLPNP)
Under this stream, the province invites applicants who meet the program’s selection criteria to apply for Permanent Residency in Canada. Additionally, the applicants should be qualified to enter Canada as per federal admissibility requirements.
In this immigration process,
- Applicants get assistance and support from Program development officers of provincial immigration in their application process
- International graduates and skilled foreign workers can work and live in Newfoundland & Labrador with their families
- The province can nominate up to 1050 foreign nationals for permanent residency in Canada
All potential applicants need to find and apply in the category that they are best suited for – international graduate, Skilled Worker and the Express Entry Skilled Worker.
All recent graduates having a Post-Graduate Work Permit and a job offer from a Newfoundland and Labrador employer can apply. Applicants in the international graduate category can apply for employment in job position unrelated to their field of study.
Express Entry Skilled Worker
Skilled foreign nationals who have been accepted in Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s Express Entry pool can apply. They should possess a job offer or job from a Newfoundland and Labrador employer.
Persons working in Newfoundland and Labrador on a valid work permit can apply under this immigration category for obtaining Permanent Residency of Canada. People having an offer of employment from an employer based in Newfoundland and Labrador are also eligible to apply.
Atlantic Immigration Pilot
Atlantic Immigration pilot is an employer-driven immigration program introduced in 2017 for an introductory period of three years. It has a goal to fulfill labor market requirements and skill gaps present in the four Atlantic provinces. It aims to support Atlantic employers by attracting and retaining skilled immigrants to the provinces of Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Newfoundland and Labrador.
In this immigration program:
- Employers need to fulfill certain criteria for enrolling including providing support to the newcomer and their family to settle in Atlantic Canada
- Persons can apply in International graduate, Intermediate skilled and high skilled categories
- Employers can hire qualified immigrants for jobs that are not getting filled locally
- Persons may live in Canada or abroad but need to have a job offer from a designated employer to apply
- Applicants need to fulfill a selection criterion including showing a recent Educational Credential Assessment report that should be less than 5 years old at the time of submission
- language proficiency results need to be submitted by applicants exhibiting a Canadian Level Benchmark of level 4 or more
How We Can Help
Is there a suitable immigration stream that you qualify for? Call Nanda & Associate Lawyers and speak to our Registered Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC) to know more about the application process. If you meet the program requirements, you and your dependent family members can receive Permanent Residency in Canada.
Call our office today for a no-obligation and free consultation with our multi-linguistic team that speaks more than 15 languages including French, English, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Albanian, Hindi, Punjabi, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Bengali.