New Brunswick Immigrant Nominee Program

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New Brunswick is an especially attractive immigration

For more than 80 percent of the area, New Brunswick is a densely wooded province, home to moose and bears, as well as other animals.

They rapidly learn that New Brunswick is a welcoming place for foreign nationals who have relocated here. The English-speaking communities of New Brunswick are concentrated in southern New Brunswick. While one-third of New Brunswick’s population is French-speaking, it is concentrated in the northern region of the province. In fact, it is one of only a handful of places in the country that can claim to be fully multilingual.

New Brunswick Immigration Streams

The New Brunswick Provincial Nomination Program was established by the provincial government in order to increase the population and economy of the province (New Brunswick PNP). A deal with the Canadian government has made the New Brunswick PNP immigration programme possible. Economically, the New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program chooses and nominates eligible skilled individuals from across the globe to reside in New Brunswick, and if your occupation is in-demand, you have a good chance of coming to Canada through one of the following New Brunswick PNP Categories: The New Brunswick Immigrant Nominee Program has four Canadian immigration streams:

New Brunswick PNP Categories
New Brunswick Express Entry Stream
New Brunswick Skilled Workers Stream
New Brunswick Entrepreneurial Stream
The Atlantic Immigration Pilot

New Brunswick Express Entry Stream

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Fastest way to enter Canada: New Brunswick Express Entry. Express Entry’s qualifying requirements must be met if you want to immigrate to New Brunswick swiftly and become a permanent resident.

New Brunswick Express Entry Stream Eligibility Requirements
Express Entry ProfileYes (Minimum Comprehensive Ranking System score of 300)
Connection to ProvinceNo
Job OfferNo
Language ProficiencyExpress Entry Requirements (CLB 7 for FSWP and CEC; CLB4 for FSTP)
Level of EducationExpress Entry Requirements (tertiary qualification, high school and/or job-specific training or on-the-job-training)
Work ExperienceExpress Entry Requirements (1 year for FSWP and CEC; 2 years for FSTP)
AgeExpress Entry Requirements
Income/Settlement FundsYes
Average Processing Time6 months

New Brunswick Skilled Workers Stream

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This stream is for employees who have the necessary skills, education and work experience to contribute to New Brunswick’s economy and who are prepared for a long-term presence in New Brunswick. A full-time employment in an appropriate position must be offered to you.

New Brunswick Skilled Workers Stream Eligibility Requirements
Express Entry ProfileNo
Connection to ProvinceNo
Job OfferNo
Language ProficiencyMinimum of CLB 4 in all language competencies
Level of EducationThe minimum equivalent of a Canadian high school diploma
Work Experience1 year of work experience in a relevant job in the last 5 years
Income/Settlement FundsYes
Average Processing Time18 months

New Brunswick Entrepreneurial Stream

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The Entrepreneurial stream is for accomplished businessmen who desire to get Canadian permanent resident status in New Brunswick by establishing and operating a firm.

The Applicant Must:
Your business has an economic benefit for the province
Conduct an exploratory visit of at least five full business days in New Brunswick
Have English and French language skills (minimum CLB or NCLC 5) required to fulfill the particular job’s duties
Have at least a 2-year post-secondary education (if you have a foreign education you will require an ECA)
You must be involved and be present in the day to day running of the business
Own at least a third (33.33%) of the business
Have a personal net worth of at least $600,000 of which $300,00 must be liquid
When investing in an existing eligible business, invest no less than $250,000
Be between the ages of 22 and 55
Create or maintain at least two jobs in New Brunswick
Be able to demonstrate a purchased business is profitable and has been in operation for at least two years
Complete a New Worth Verification Report within 90 days after receiving an ITA
Submit a business plan
Demonstrate an intention to live and work in New Brunswick; and
Score a minimum of 65 points (out of 100) in the following selection factors:Age (Maximum 10 points);Language (Maximum 25 points);Education (Maximum 25 points);Personal net worth of at least CAD$600,000;Business ownership (Maximum 20 points);Business concept (Maximum 15 points); andAdaptability (Maximum 5 points)

The Atlantic Immigration Pilot

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The Atlantic Immigration Pilot Project is an employer-driven immigration initiative aimed at addressing labour shortages and increasing the population of Canada’s four Atlantic provinces. An extra 2,000 immigrants and their families will be asked to relocate to New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador, or Nova Scotia as part of this programme.

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