New Brunswick

New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program

New Brunswick is nestled under Quebec’s Gaspe Peninsula and beside the State of Maine. It is the only officially bilingual province in Canada, with about one-third of the population speaking French as a first language. In recent times, New Brunswick has been seeing a constant rise in the number of permanent residents settling in the province. In 2019, as per IRCC, the province has seen an upsurge of 30% immigrants in comparison to 2018.

To attract, accommodate and cater to a higher number of permanent residents, New Brunswick PNP offers various immigration categories. The New Brunswick PNP accepts applications under the following immigration categories:


Eligibility Criteria: 

As stated, NBPNP provides its prospective permanent residents four gateways to apply through. Each of the streams has unique eligibility criteria in regard to the audience it is catering to.

To be eligible under the Express Entry Labour Market Stream, the candidate must fulfill the requirements for each stage including registration, application, and nomination. The candidate’s profile is assessed considering factors like age, education, work experience, language requirements, arranged employment, and adaptability factors. This assessment is made with the assistance of a 100 point system. Scoring 67 or more out of the same validates the profile as an eligible profile. Along with these basic eligibility requirements, it is vital for the candidate to elaborate on :

To apply for the Skilled Worker Stream, the candidate must meet the minimum eligibility requirements for age, language, job offer, work experience and education, and score a minimum of 60 points in the selection factors to be considered for nomination by Department of Post- Secondary Education, Training and Labour(PETL) and also satisfy the following:

To be eligible under the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program, the candidate must have a valid job offer letter from the designated employers from the province of New Brunswick. Along with the mentioned, the candidate must meet the following requirements:

Irrespective of the eligibility in one or more pathways, merely meeting the set requirements does not provide assurance of receiving a nomination from NBPNP. Nominations and requests to submit an application are affected by the number of potential candidates meeting these requirements, the type (occupation/sector) of submissions in processing queues, and the number of available nominations.


Application Process:

On meeting the New Brunswick PNP requirements, an Expression of Interest (EOI) in the eligible stream must be submitted. This document can be downloaded on the New Brunswick PNP website and emailed directly to the program. Considering the numerous pathways offered by New Brunswick for immigrants to settle in, a standard procedure for the application is as follows:


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