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Newfoundland & Labrador Provincial Nominee Program (NLPNP)

Newfoundland & Labrador Provincial Nominee Program (NLPNP)

The province consists of two distinct land masses: Labrador, which is connected to the mainland, and the island of Newfoundland. The NLPNP is Newfoundland and Labrador’s Provincial Nominee Program. Through this program, prospective immigrants with the skills and experience targeted by the province may receive a Newfoundland and Labrador provincial nomination.

Newfoundland and Labrador is Canada’s easternmost province and has evolved into a significant economic force in the Canadian landscape.

Overview of the Newfoundland and Labrador PNP

Like with other PNPs, this program looks to attract more immigrants to the province to address economic and labour market needs.

The NLPNP attracts skilled workers, entrepreneurs and international graduates who have the skills, experience and education to succeed in the Atlantic province.

  • The PNP as well as the Atlantic Immigration Program (AIP), Newfoundland and Labrador are welcoming an increasing number of immigrants.

Newfoundland and Labrador Immigration Streams

If you wish to immigrate to Saskatchewan, then you have nine options to choose from:

  • Newfoundland and Labrador Express Entry Skilled Worker;
  • Skilled Worker Category;
  • International Graduate Category;
  • International Entrepreneur Category;
  • International Graduate Entrepreneur Category.

Express Entry Skilled Worker

Skilled workers of NOC Skill Level 0, A, or B occupations with a guaranteed employment offer who are in the federal Express Entry pool may be eligible to apply for the Express Entry Skilled Worker stream of NLPNP.

  • Needs job offer? Yes
  • Application Fee: CAD $250
  • Processing Time: 25 business days
  • Must have an Express Entry profile;
  • Must have a full-time job or job offer from a Newfoundland and Labrador employer (NOC level 0, A or B)
  • Must have a valid work permit, or can apply for one;
  • Must have a post-secondary degree or diploma;
  • Must meet the minimum level of work experience based on your profession;
  • Must be eligible for provincial licensure or certification if needed;
  • Must show genuine intention to settle in the province;
  • Must meet the minimum language requirements;
  • Must score at least 67 out of 100 points on the PNP points assessment grid;
  • Must have enough money to establish yourself and your family in the province;
  • Your employer must meet certain requirements.

 

Skilled Worker

The Skilled Worker stream of NLNP welcomes experienced workers of all NOC Skill Levels with a guaranteed job offer from a Newfoundland and Labrador employer to apply for provincial nomination. The applicant must have a specialized skill set that meets the needs of the employer from which they receive a full-time job offer.

  • Needs job offer? Yes
  • Application Fee: CAD $250
  • Processing Time: 25 business days
  • Must have a full-time job or job offer from an eligible Newfoundland and Labrador employer for at least two years
  • Must have the required qualifications, training, skills and accreditation for the job;
  • Must have a valid work permit with at least four months left;
  • Must have the relevant experience for the job;
  • Must have enough money to settle in the province;
  • Must meet the minimum language requirements.

International Graduate

Graduates from eligible post-secondary institutions who choose to remain in Canada on a Post-Graduate Work Permit may be eligible to apply for the NLNP International Graduate program. Graduates must either be currently employed or have received a job offer from a Newfoundland and Labrador employer that relates to their field of study.

  • Needs job offer? Yes
  • Application Fee: No fee 
  • Processing Time: 25 business days
  • Must have completed at least half of your studies in Canada, and graduated from an eligible college or university;
  • Must have completed at least a two-year diploma or degree program (full-time);
  • Must have a full-time job offer from an eligible employer in Newfoundland and Labrador;
  • Must hold a Post-Graduation Work Permit from IRCC;
  • Must have the qualifications, training, skills and/or accreditation needed for the job;
  • Must have enough money to settle in Newfoundland and Labrador;
  • Must meet the minimum language requirements.

International Entrepreneur Category

This category is designed for foreign nationals with experience owning and managing businesses who wish to invest in purchasing and managing a business in Newfoundland & Labrador. Applicants must have business management experience and a significant personal net worth.

  • Application Fee: CAD $1,000
  • Processing Time: Depends on the time required for document verification.

International Graduate Entrepreneur Category

This category is designed for foreign nationals who have graduated from a post-secondary program of at least two years in Newfoundland & Labrador and who have at least one year of experience owning and managing a business in the province.

  • Application Fee: CAD $250
  • Processing Time: Depends on the time required for document verification.
  • Must be at least 21 years old;
  • Must provide a business continuity plan with supporting financial documents;
  • Must have graduated from Memorial University of College of the North Atlantic in the last two years, from a program that is at least two years long;
  • Must have a valid post-graduate work permit;
  • Must meet minimum language requirements in English or French (CLB 7);
  • Must have at least one year of experience managing a business where they hold at least one third ownership in the province;
  • Must create at least one full-time job for Canadian citizens or permanent residents;
  • Must show that the business is for-profit.

Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program

Newfoundland and Labrador participates in the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program (AIPP). The AIPP is a economic growth initiative developed in partnership between the federal government and Canada’s Atlantic provinces. AIPP facilitates the immigration process for newcomers who have obtained a job offer from a designated employer in the Atlantic region

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