For Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Nominee Program
The province of Newfoundland and Labrador due to its energy and natural resources is becoming a significant economic force in Canada. The Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Nominee Program NLPNP is a program in which prospective immigrants with the skills and experience targeted by the province for provincial nomination.
There are following immigration categories under NLPNP:
Skilled Worker Category in which candidates who have received a guaranteed job offer from the Province’s employer can apply along with this the candidates currently working in the province with a valid, a work permit can also apply and fulfill eligibility.
International Entrepreneur Category is for the foreign nationals who want to settle in Newfoundland and Labrador and want to purchase, co-manage or create a business. For the provincial nomination from the province, candidate must operate his business at least for a year on a temporary work permit.
International Graduate Entrepreneur
International Graduate Entrepreneur Category is for the international candidates who attended Newfoundland and Labrador post-secondary institution and want to establish, run or co-own a business in the province which is eventually a pathway to permanent residence.
International Graduate Category
International Graduate Category is also for the candidates who are recent graduates from an eligible Canadian post-secondary institution and remain in Canada on a post-graduate work permit. Candidates must also have a current job or either a job offer from the Province’s employer and must be working in the field of study at the time of application.
Atlantic Immigration Pilot
Atlantic Immigration Pilot is an immigration program in which four Atlantic provinces are working with partnership with the Canadian Government to hire foreigners to fill the jobs in Atlantic Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador is one of them. Candidates who are interested in this program must be residing abroad or at the time of applying must be on temporary status in Canada and applicants must have a valid job offer from an eligible employer.
Newfoundland and Labrador Express Entry Skilled Worker
Newfoundland and Labrador Express Entry Skilled Worker in which candidates with job offers are nominated through Express Entry Immigration Selection System and the immigrants who have been accepted into the Federal Express Entry Pool would be able to apply under NL Express Entry Skilled Worker Category.
As NL Express Entry Skilled Worker is aligned with the Federal Express Entry System and to be eligible under this category candidates must be accepted into IRCC Express Entry pool and have an active Express Entry profile.
Eligibility And Points Calculator
- Candidate must have a full-time job offer from a Newfoundland and Labrador employer that meet industry standards and the job must be at the National Occupation Classification (NOC) level 0, A and B.
- Candidates must provide official language test to demonstrate language proficiency.
- Applicant must have a least Canadian post-secondary degree or diploma or an Educational Credential.
- Assessment ECA report in which foreign the degree should be equivalent to a Canadian post-secondary degree.
- Candidates must have work experience of at least one year in NOC skill level 0, A or B profession within the past 10 years.
- Candidates must proof the sufficient settlement funds or financial resources to successfully establish themselves in the province and for one person it would be 11,931 CAD.
- Candidate must demonstrate an intention to live and work or to get settled in the province.
- Candidates must score at least 67 points on the Newfoundland and Labrador Express Entry Skilled Worker Points Assessment grid.
|Connection to Labour Market and Adaptability||13|
|Minimum Pass Score||67|
And if we talk further about these factors separately, at very first we will talk about Education and Training:
|Level of Education||Points|
|Master’s or Doctoral (PhD) level||28|
|Post-secondary degree – program of at least 3 years||23|
|Trade certification approved by the Department of Advanced Education and Skills||23|
|Post-secondary degree – 2 years||18|
|Post-secondary degree – 1 year||15|
The second factor is the Skilled Work Experience
Experience During the Five Years Preceding Application
Experience During 6-10 Years Preceding Application
Next factor is Language ability
|Proficiency in English or French||Points|
|CLB 8 or higher||27|
Age is another important factor:
|50 and older||0|
And finally Connection to Labour Market and Adaptability:
|Connection to Labour Market and Adaptability||Points|
|The applicant or their accompanying spouse has a close relative (parent, sibling, grandparent, aunt, uncle, niece, nephew, cousin, step-family member, or in-laws) that is a Canadian citizen or permanent resident living in Newfoundland and Labrador||7|
|The applicant has worked in Newfoundland and Labrador for at least 12 months within the last five years on a valid work permit||3|
|The applicant studied at an approved Newfoundland and Labrador post-secondary institution for at least one full academic year on a valid study permit||3|