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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.

Introduction

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 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;

Introduction

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 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,

Introduction

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.

New Brunswick-Skilled Worker Stream View

Requirements

  • Must be between 19-55 years of age.
  • Must submit valid test results from a designated testing organization to show you have obtained a minimum score equal to or greater than a CLB 4 for English or NCLC 4
  • Must, at a minimum, have a Canadian secondary (high school) diploma or a foreign high school diploma equal to a Canadian credential. 
  • A New Brunswick employer has offered, and you have accepted, permanent, full time, year-round (non-seasonal) employment in an eligible occupation.The wage you have been offered must be competitive with New Brunswick wage rates for the occupation.
  • Must have at least one year of work experience, in the last five, related to the job offer. Work experience is not required for international graduates, with a minimum one-year degree, diploma or certificate from a New Brunswick university, college, trade or technical school, or other accredited institute.
  • Intend to reside in New Brunswick permanently. 
  • Score a minimum of 60 points in the selection factors to be considered for nomination by PETL.

Introduction

  • Accept offer of employment
  • Meet all minimum eligibility requirements and selection factors and have all the required documents on hand to prepare and submit a complete and correct application to the Government of New Brunswick and to the Government of Canada.
  • Create a candidate profile. You can check the most up-to-date information regarding the status of your application at any time by logging in to view My Dashboard.
  • Receive an invitation to apply (ITA) to the NBPNP. You have up to 45 calendar days from the date of the ITA to submit a complete application via the New Brunswick online system.
  • Submitted your complete application online and paid the processing fee, PETL will conduct a full review of your application and it will be assessed according to eligibility requirements and selection factors outlined in this guide.
  • PETL will advise you and your representative, if applicable, of the final decision in writing and upload that decision to your online profile’s dashboard.
  • Submit your application for a PR visa directly to IRCC prior to the expiry date indicated on your Certificate of Nomination.
  • Federal application decision from IRCC

Manitoba-International Education Stream View

Requirements

Career Employment Pathway:

  • You must have graduated in the past 3 years from a designated post-secondary institution in Manitoba (minimum one year, two semesters, full-time coursework).
  • Minimum CLB/NCLC 7 (or equivalent)
  • You must have a full-time job offer from an eligible Manitoba employer, with a minimum 1-year contract on Manitoba’s published In-Demand Occupations list that is consistent with your completed program of studies in Manitoba.You must be working full-time in MB at the time your application is assessed.
  • You must demonstrate liquid funds equivalent to Low Income Cut-Off (LICO) requirements for independent financial resources for a six-month period.
  • You must show the intent to continue to reside in Manitoba after nomination, including the submission of a Career Employment Plan demonstrating opportunities for a successful career track in Manitoba.

Graduate Internship Pathway:

  • Completed a master or doctoral degree program in Manitoba within the past 3 years
  • Minimum CLB/NCLC 7 (or equivalent)
  • Completed a Mitacs Elevate or Accelerate (including Accelerate Entrepreneur) internship with an eligible industry and research enterprise in Manitoba
  • You must demonstrate liquid funds equivalent to Low Income Cut-Off (LICO) requirements for independent financial resources for a six-month period.OR, You must be employed in a full-time, long-term position in Manitoba.
  • You must show the intent to continue to reside in Manitoba after nomination, including the submission of a Career Employment Plan demonstrating opportunities for a successful career track in Manitoba.

International Student Entrepreneur Pilot

  • You must operate the business as a senior manager on a daily basis from the place of business in Manitoba for at least 6 months prior to nomination while on a valid temporary work permit, consistent with the requirements of your Business Performance Agreement (BPA). Business equity ownership of at least 51%.
  • Minimum CLB/NCLC 7
  • Complete a full-time post-secondary program in Manitoba that is at least 2 years in duration. (distance learning or compressed academic programs are not eligible)
  • Age:21-35
  • You must:
    • Have a valid open work permit or post-graduation work permit (PGWP) at the time of application;
    • Have continuously resided in MB since graduation; and
    • Show intent to continue to reside in MB after nomination.
  • You must demonstrate liquid funds equivalent to Low Income Cut-Off (LICO) requirements for independent financial resources for a twelve-month period.
  • After an application is approved, a Business Performance Agreement (BPA) must be signed prior to the MPNP issuing you an approval-in-principle letter to implement your business plan.

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Nova Scotia Labour Market Priorities Stream View

Requirements

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Express Entry View

Requirements

Federal Skilled Worker Stream:

  • at least 1 year of continuous work (NOC 0, A, B) or 1,560 hours total (30 hours per week) —you can meet this in a few different ways:
    • Full-time at 1 job: 30 hours/week for 12 months = 1 year full time (1,560 hours)
    • Equal amount in part-time: 15 hours/week for 24 months = 1 year full time (1,560 hours)
    • Full-time at more than 1 job: 30 hours/week for 12 months at more than 1 job = 1 year full time (1,560 hours)
  • get a minimum score of Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 7 in all 4 abilities,  valid for 2 years after the date of the test result
  • If you went to school in Canada, you must have a certificate, diploma or degree from a Canadian:
    • secondary institution (high school) or
    • post-secondary institution
  • If you have foreign education, you must have:
  • minimum score 67/100
  • You must show that you have enough money for you and your family to settle in Canada

Canadian Experience Class Stream:

  • have at least 1 year of skilled work experience in Canada (NOC 0, A, B), in the last 3 years before you apply, and the work experience must be:
    • full-time, or
    • an equal amount in part-time
  • have gained your work experience by working in Canada legally
  • You must:
    • meet the minimum language level of:
      • Canadian Language Benchmark 7 for NOC 0 or A jobs or
      • Canadian Language Benchmark 5 for NOC B jobs
      • Your language tests are valid for 2 years after the date of the test result and must be valid on the day you apply for permanent residence.
  • There is no education requirement for the Canadian Experience Class.

Federal Skilled Trades Stream:

  • Have at least 2 years of full-time work experience (or an equal amount of part-time work experience) in a skilled trade within the 5 years before you apply
  • meet the job requirements for that skilled trade as set out in the National Occupational Classification, except for needing a certificate of qualification
  • Skilled trades for the Federal Skilled Trades Program are organized under these groups of the National Occupational Classification (NOC):
    • Major Group 72, industrial, electrical and construction trades
    • Major Group 73, maintenance and equipment operation trades
    • Major Group 82, supervisors and technical jobs in natural resources, agriculture and related production
    • Major Group 92, processing, manufacturing and utilities supervisors and central control operators
    • Minor Group 632, chefs and cooks
    • Minor Group 633, butchers and bakers
  • There is no education requirement for the Federal Skilled Trades Program
  • Meet the minimum score of Canadian Language Benchmark 5 for speaking and listening, and Canadian Language Benchmark 4 for reading and writing. Your language tests are valid for 2 years after the date of the test result and must be valid on the day you apply for permanent residence
  • Meet the job requirements for that skilled trade as set out in the National Occupational Classification, except for needing a certificate of qualification
  • have a:

 

Introduction

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.

  1. Follow the instructions to create an account (if you don’t already have one).
  2. Enter your personal reference code when it prompts you to (only if you have one).
  3. Enter your personal details.
  4. Create or sign in to your account
  5. 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
  6. You may exit the profile at any time. Your information will be saved in your account.
  7. You have 60 days to complete and submit your Express Entry profile. Otherwise, you’ll have to start again.
  8. 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.

Ontario-Employer Job Offer Stream-Foreign Worker Stream View

Requirements

 

  • You must meet one of the following requirements depending on the position of the job offer:
    • If your job offer is for an occupation that requires a mandatory licence or other authorization in Ontario, you must hold a valid licence or authorization from the appropriate regulatory body in Ontario at the time of application submission.
    • If your job offer is not for an occupation that requires a mandatory licence or other authorization in Ontario, you must demonstrate work experience in the same occupation as the NOC code of your job offer.
  • The job offer must be for a full-time and permanent position. The job offered must be in a skilled occupation at Skill Type 0 or Skill Levels A or B of the National Occupation Classification (NOC).
  • If your job offer is for an occupation that requires a mandatory licence or other authorization in Ontario, you must hold a valid licence or authorization from the appropriate regulatory body in Ontario when you apply.
  • The position offered must be necessary to your employer’s business. This means that the job offer must align with your employer’s existing business activities and the position must be needed to maintain or grow ongoing business activity.

 

Introduction

 

  • You have to apply online through the OINP e-Filing Portal
  • You do not have to complete the application in one session, you can save your work and return to it later
  • You must submit your application within 14 calendar days after you register or your registration will expire (if it does, you can re-register provided we are still accepting new registrations under this stream). You have to pay by credit card, we only accept Visa, Visa Debit, Mastercard and Mastercard Debit
  • You can complete the application yourself or have a representative complete it on your behalf
  • If your application is successful, you will receive a Nomination Approval Letter and an OINP Certificate of Nomination by email.

 

Ontario-Employer Job Offer Stream-International Student View

Requirements

  • The job offer must be NOC 0, A, B for a full-time and permanent position. Full-time means the job must be a minimum of 1,560 hours a year and a minimum of 30 hours of paid work per week.
  • The pay of the job offered must meet or be higher than the low wage level, for that occupation, in the specific region of Ontario where you will be working. 
  • The position offered must be necessary to your employer’s business. 
  • The work you do while in the position of the job offer must occur primarily in Ontario.
  • You must have received from an eligible Canadian institution:
    • a degree or diploma that takes at least two years to complete if you study on a full-time basis, or
    • a degree, diploma or certificate that takes at least one year to complete if you study on a full-time basis and that requires a completed degree as an admission requirement
  • You must intend to live in Ontario after you’ve been granted permanent residence. 
  • If you are applying from within Canada, you must have legal status (a visitor record, study permit, or work permit) at the time you apply and should maintain that status until the time of nomination.
  • You must submit your application within two years of the date on your degree, diploma or certificate (also known as your education credential)

To qualify under the International Student Stream, your employer must:

  • have been in active business for at least three years prior to submitting your application
  • have business premises in Ontario where you will work
  • have no outstanding orders made against them under the Ontario Employment Standards Act, 2000 or the Occupational Health and Safety Act 
  • Your employer’s business must also meet the following requirements for the most recently, completed fiscal year (the year used for tax or accounting purposes):
    • a minimum of $1,000,000 in total gross annual revenue if you will work or report to work at a location in the Greater Toronto Area (City of Toronto, Durham, Halton, York and Peel regions)​​​​​, ​​or
    • a minimum of $500,000 in total gross annual revenue if you will work or report to work at a location outside the Greater Toronto Area
  • In cases where the applicant will work at more than one location, the location where the applicant will report to work means:
    • the location where the applicant’s immediate supervisor or manager works, or
    • the location of the administrative office where the applicant will receive work assignments
  • Your employer’s business must also have at the time of application submission:
    • at least five full-time employees who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents who work at the location where you will work, or will report to work, if you will work or report to work at a location in the Greater Toronto Area (City of Toronto, Durham, Halton, York and Peel regions, or
    • at least three full-time employees who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents who work at the location where you will work, or will report to work, if you will work or report to work at a location outside the Greater Toronto Area

Introduction

  • You have to apply online through the OINP e-Filing Portal
  • You do not have to complete the application in one session, you can save your work and return to it later
  • You must submit your application within 14 calendar days after you register or your registration will expire (if it does, you can re-register provided we are still accepting new registrations under this stream). You have to pay by credit card, we only accept Visa, Visa Debit, Mastercard and Mastercard Debit
  • You can complete the application yourself or have a representative complete it on your behalf
  • If your application is successful, you will receive a Nomination Approval Letter and an OINP Certificate of Nomination by email.

Manitoba-Skilled Worker Stream-Skilled Workers in Manitoba View

Requirements

Temporary Foreign Workers:

  • The offer of long-term employment must be from the same employer for whom you have been working full-time for the required time period.
  • You must have all qualifications for the position including training/education and any required licence or certification.

International Student Working Graduates:

  • You attended an authorized education or training program at a public, or registered private vocational, post-secondary institution in Manitoba. (Language programs are specifically excluded.)
  • Your academic/vocational program was full-time and at least one academic year in duration.
  • You successfully completed your program and were awarded a diploma, degree or certificate.
  • You have been continuously working at least six months for the same employer who has offered you a permanent (long-term) full-time job.
  • You have a valid post-graduation work permit from Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).

 

  • Your connection to Manitoba through employment is stronger than ties you may have to another Canadian province.
  • You demonstrate in a Settlement Plan your intention and plan to live, work and establish your work and family life in Manitoba as a permanent resident.
  • You have all qualifications and the English or French language proficiency to fulfill the duties of your job. 
  • * Minimum language for lower-skilled occupations: If your job is classified as lower skilled (NOC C or D) you must submit in MPNP Online valid results of an MPNP-approved language test demonstrating official language proficiency at CLB 4 (NCLC 4, French) or higher in all test categories according to the MPNP’s CLB Language Grid. To be considered valid, your test must have been taken no more than two years prior to the date you submit your MPNP Online application. NOC C and D jobs include lower-skilled workers in the trades, primary and manufacturing industries, sales and services, and certain clerical and assistant categories.

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