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 Newfoundland and Labrador 

Newfoundland and Labrador Express Entry Skilled Worker Stream View

Requirements

  • Applicants must be accepted into Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada’s (IRCC) Express Entry pool.
  • Score a minimum of 67 points out of 100 on the PNP point assessment grid of the Express Entry Skilled Worker Application Guide (534 KB));
  • Have an IRCC Work Permit with at least 4 months remaining at time of application, or be entitled to apply for one;
  • Have a Canadian post-secondary degree or diploma, or an Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) report from an agency approved by IRCC to verify that their foreign education is equal to Canadian education standards. The ECA submitted with the application must match the education level declared in the Express Entry profile and the points claimed in the points grid.
  • Demonstrate the intention and ability to settle permanently in Newfoundland and Labrador;
  • Have sufficient settlement funds or financial resources to successfully establish themselves and any dependents in Newfoundland and Labrador;
  • Be able to provide language test results from a designated testing agency that match the language level declared in the Express Entry profile; and,

Procedure

Create your Express Entry profile

If you’re eligible, the tool will send you to your online account to fill out an Express Entry profile.

  • Follow the instructions to create an account (if you don’t already have one).
  • Enter your personal reference code when it prompts you to (only if you have one).
  • Enter your personal details.
  • Create or sign in to your account
  • To complete your profile, you’ll need: information from certain documents (for example, language test results); your National Occupational Classification (NOC) job title and code
  • You may exit the profile at any time. Your information will be saved in your account.
  • You have 60 days to complete and submit your Express Entry profile. Otherwise, you’ll have to start again.
  • Once you’ve filled out your profile, you can submit it online. We’ll figure out which immigration program you’re eligible for under Express Entry.

Newfoundland and Labrador-International Graduate Entrepreneur Stream View

Requirements

  • Be at least 21 years old;
  • Provide a business continuity plan with supporting financial documentation verified by a recognized third-party professional service (applicants are solely responsible for payment of associated fees related to obtaining these documents);
  • Have completed a degree or diploma after at least two academic years of full-time, in-person study at Memorial University or College of the North Atlantic with the degree or diploma having been completed within two years of submission of the Expression of Interest;
  • Have a valid post-graduate work permit;
  • Want to live permanently in Newfoundland and Labrador while owning and actively managing a local business that has the potential to create significant economic benefit to Newfoundland and Labrador;
  • Have at least one year’s continuous experience actively managing and owning the current business (33.3 per cent minimum ownership);
  • Demonstrate ability to create at least one full-time equivalent job for local population (permanent residents and Canadian citizens);
  • Demonstrate that the business is a for-profit entity with the primary purpose of earning profits through the sale of goods and/or services;
  • Have a score of at least 7 on the Canadian Language Benchmark in speaking, listening, reading and writing in English or French;
  • Complete an online Expression of Interest; and
  • Receive an Invitation to Apply from the Office of Immigration and Multiculturalism.

Procedure

  • Complete Expression of Interest
  • Submit the Pre-Assessment Document 
  • Pre-Assessment preliminary review
  • Exploratory visit and in-person official  interview
  • Request for nomination
  • Submit the application document

Newfoundland and Labrador-International Entrepreneur Stream View

Requirements

  • Be 21 to 59 years of age;
  • Provide a business plan with supporting financial documentation verified by a recognized third-party professional (applicants are solely responsible for payment of associated fees related to obtaining these documents);
  • Have a minimum of Canadian high school diploma or equivalent foreign credential verified by an Education Credential Assessment (ECA), taken in the last five years prior to the date the EOI is submitted.
  • Want to live permanently in Newfoundland and Labrador while owning and actively managing a local business that has the potential to create significant economic benefit to Newfoundland and Labrador;
  • Have at least $600,000 CAD in unencumbered net business and personal assets that can readily be transferred to Canada;
  • Be able to invest at least $200,000 CAD of their own money to establish a business in the Newfoundland and Labrador with a minimum ownership of 33.3 per cent, or $1 million in equity investment;
  • Demonstrate ability to create at least one full-time equivalent job for local population (permanent residents and Canadian citizens);
  • Demonstrate that the business is a for-profit entity with the primary purpose of earning profits through the sale of goods and/or services;
  • Have at least two years’ experience actively managing and owning a business (25 per cent minimum ownership) in the last five years OR 5 or more years’ experience in a senior business management role in the last ten years;
  • Have a score of at least 5 on the Canadian Language Benchmark in speaking, listening, reading and writing in English or French (acceptable tests are Canadian English Language Proficiency Program (CELPIP) General Test, or International English Language Testing System (IELTS), General Training Test; or Test d’evaluation de francais (TEF);
  • Complete an online Expression of Interest (EOI); and
  • Receive an Invitation to Apply from the Office of Immigration and Multiculturalism.

Procedure

  • Complete Expression of Interest
  • Submit the Pre-Assessment Document 
  • Pre-Assessment preliminary review
  • Exploratory visit and in-person official  interview
  • Request for nomination
  • Submit the application document

 

Newfoundland and Labrador Skilled Worker Stream View

Requirements

  •     A full-time job or job offer. The job or job offer should be for at least two years with the possibility of extension, from an eligible Newfoundland and Labrador employer. Pay should be in the form of a salary and benefits package that meets provincial employment standards and prevailing wage rates. Contractual or locum positions (short-term positions usually less than twelve (12) months in duration with little or no possibility of extension) are not eligible for the NLPNP.
  •     Qualifications, training, skills, and/or accreditation required for the job;
  •     Be 21 to 59 years old
  •     An Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) Work Permit with at least 4 months remaining at time of application, or are entitled to apply for one;
  •     The intention and ability to settle permanently in Newfoundland and Labrador;
  •     Sufficient settlement funds and financial resources to successfully establish yourself and any dependents in Newfoundland and Labrador;
  •     English or French language capability to perform the employment duties. PLEASE NOTE: Occupations classified in NOC Code C or D will have to meet Minimum Language Requirements;

Procedure

Application Screening
Day 1-3: A complete application is received by the Office of Immigration and Multiculturalism and is assigned to an Immigration Development Officer for assessment. Note: Applicants that submit electronically will receive an email notification when their application is assigned to an officer, as well as receive an updated status on their online dashboard.
Due Diligence
Day 4-20: An Immigration Development Officer will review the application and make a recommendation to delegated authority (Manager and/or Director). Note: Applicants that apply electronically will receive an email notification when their application is sent to delegated authority for approval, as well receive as an updated status on their online dashboard.
Assessment and Final Decision
Day 21-25: The delegated authority will review the assessment and make a final decision on the file. The applicant will be notified once approval has been granted or denied. Note: The Office of Immigration and Multiculturalism will not return applications.

Newfoundland and Labrador International Graduate Stream View

Requirements

  •         Completed at least half of your studies in Canada.
  •         Graduated from an eligible publicly funded Canadian college or university (students must send proof of graduation with their application);
  •         Completed a minimum of a two-year diploma or degree program, while studying on a full-time basis. One-year post-graduate degree programs and certificate programs which require a previous degree or diploma (which may have been obtained abroad), are also eligible.
  •         A full-time job or job offer. The job or job offer should be for at least two years with the possibility of extension, from an eligible Newfoundland and Labrador employer. Pay should be in the form of a salary and benefits package that meets provincial employment standards and prevailing wage rates. Contractual or locum positions (short-term positions usually less than twelve (12) months in duration with little or no possibility of extension) are not eligible for the NLPNP.
  •         Be 21 to 59 years old
  •         Qualifications, training, skills, and/or accreditation required for the job;
  •         Have an Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) Post-Graduate Work Permit. Work permits that are submitted with the PNP application must have duration of six months remaining prior to expiry date.
  •         The intention and ability to settle permanently in Newfoundland and Labrador;
  •         Sufficient settlement funds and financial resources to successfully establish yourself and any dependents in Newfoundland and Labrador;
  •         Sufficient English or French language capability to perform the employment duties. If you are nominated in an occupation classified in NOC C or D you will have to meet Minimum Language Requirements. Note that NOC D positions are not normally considered under the International Graduate category.
  •         If you completed your studies at a recognized post-secondary institute outside of Newfoundland and Labrador, your job or job offer must be related to your field of study. You also may be required to work for a minimum of 1 year prior to submission of your PNP application.

Procedure

Application Screening

Day 1-3: A complete application is received by the Office of Immigration and Multiculturalism and is assigned to an Immigration Development Officer for assessment. Note: Applicants that submit electronically will receive an email notification when their application is assigned to an officer, as well as receive an updated status on their online dashboard.

Due Diligence

Day 4-20: An Immigration Development Officer will review the application and make a recommendation to delegated authority (Manager and/or Director). Note: Applicants that apply electronically will receive an email notification when their application is sent to delegated authority for approval, as well receive as an updated status on their online dashboard.

Assessment and Final Decision

Day 21-25: The delegated authority will review the assessment and make a final decision on the file. The applicant will be notified once approval has been granted or denied. Note: The Office of Immigration and Multiculturalism will not return applications.