New Brunswick-Skilled Worker Stream View
- 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.
- 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
New Brunswick-Entrepreneur Stream View
- Must be between 22-55 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 5 for English or NCLC 5 for French
- Must, at a minimum, have a two-year post-secondary education after high school diploma equal to a Canadian credential.
- Must have a verifiable personal net worth of at least CAD $600,000 of which CAD $300,000 must be liquid and unencumbered. Your personal net worth must be legally obtained and must be verified by a third-party professional designated by the Department.
- Must be the business owner (of at least 33 3%) for at least three out of the last five years; and be responsible for supervising at least two employees, OR
- You are the senior manager in a business in five out of the last five years; and you are responsible for supervising at least two employees
- Intend to reside in New Brunswick permanently, you must submit a business concept with your EOI.
- Make an eligible business investment of not less than CAD $250,000 before tax., control at least 33.33 per cent equity in the business.
- Must create at least two full-time jobs for permanent residents or citizens of Canada living in New Brunswick
- Within the 3 years following your landing date in New Brunswick, or 1 year after the business commencement date (whichever date comes first), you will be eligible to apply for a refund and return of your deposit of CAD $100,000
- Score a minimum of 65 points in the selection factors to be considered for nomination by PETL.
- 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
- You must submit an EOI indicating your interest in applying for permanent residence through the NBPNP. A well-researched business concept that demonstrates the potential to provide significant economic benefit to the province has a greater likelihood to receive an ITA.
- You have up to 90 calendar days from the date of the ITA to submit a complete application via the New Brunswick online system.
- If you are nominated, you will receive a letter with instructions for submitting a signed and dated Business Performance Agreement and the deposit of $100,000 CAD to PETL within 60 days of issuance of the letter.
- If you are granted a nomination by PETL, you are required to submit your application for a PR visa directly to IRCC prior to the expiry date indicated on your Certificate of Nomination.
- Within 30 days following your landing date in Canada, you must report your landing, in writing, to PETL using the Report Your Landing form. Within 30 days following your landing date in Canada, you must report your landing, in writing, to PETL using the Report Your Landing form. Within 2 years following your landing date in Canada, you must have established your business according to the terms and conditions set out in the signed and dated Business Performance Agreement.
New Brunswick-Express Entry Stream View
- 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,
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.