The Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Nominee Program (NLPNP) allows the Province to nominate applicants who meet established criteria, for Permanent Resident Status. The NLPNP offers an efficient immigration process for qualified skilled workers, international graduates and their families who wish to settle permanently in Newfoundland and Labrador. With a wave of growth thanks in part to its natural resources, Newfoundland is looking for skilled workers and post-graduates. The province’s economy has gone up significantly due to this new trend that will continue with more success as long as they have the resourceful people who want it!

This program allows prospective immigrants to become the growing workforce of this province through its multiple streams.

Newfoundland and Labrador

1. Express Entry Skilled Worker

Suppose you are a skilled worker of NOC Skill Level 0, A or B occupations with a guaranteed employment offer in the federal Express Entry pool. In that case, you may be eligible to apply for the Express Entry Skilled Worker stream of NLPNP.

Requirement of the Candidate

To get applicable for the EE skilled worker program, the candidate must have the following requirements:

  • EE Skilled Worker is adjusted with the governmental Express Entry policy. To be recognized, applicants must have an active Express Entry profile.
  • Applicants must have a full-time employment offer that matches business standards.
  • If the job proposal is in an occupation managed, the applicant must prove that they can work in that business. The job proposal must be assigned as NOC Skill Level 0, A, or B. 
  • If the immigrant worker is currently operating and serving in Canada, they must verify a legitimate job permit.
  • All applicants must present official language test outcomes that match the language ability required on their Express Entry profile.
  • Applicants should have a minimum of Canadian secondary graduation or diploma or an international credential that has been evaluated as equal to a Canadian secondary degree or certificate.
  • Candidates must get at least one year of job experience in the last ten years according to NOC Skill Level 0, A, or B occupation.
  • Applicants must obtain at least 67 points on the EESW assessment grid.

Application Procedure

The application process for this program is explained below:

  • The EESW program acquires applications at any moment. Skilled employers expecting to migrate to Newfoundland and Labrador need to present a form to the governmental EE pool.
  • Once the contestant has been admitted into the governmental EE pool and has a work offer, they may apply. Victorious applicants will gain a nomination.
  • After accepting the governmental nomination, the CRS score of the applicant will rise by 600 points, assuring they will get an Invitation to Apply for continual residence.
  • After getting an ITA, the applicant must plan and propose an official request for Canadian permanent residency within the given time. Applications are processed within six months.

Program Requirements

Express Entry ProfileYes
Connection to ProvinceNo
Job OfferYes
Level of EducationPost-secondary
Work ExperienceNOC 0, A, or B
1 year
Investment RequirementNone

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2. Skilled Worker in Newfoundland and Labrador

If you’re an experienced worker, the Skilled Worker stream will give you a job offer from a Newfoundland and Labrador employer. You’ll need a skill set that the employer needs before giving you the job offer.

Eligibility Conditions

To be eligible and available for this program, the candidate must have the following abilities:

  • have a legitimate, full-time business offer from a qualified company or management.
  • The job proposal must match the manufacturing criteria. The applicant must have satisfactory language skills, education, and job experience to achieve the proposed profession.
  • If the applicant is currently operating in Canada, they must have a proven work license or be eligible.
  • Candidates will be needed to present proof of language ability in English or French. Candidates in NOC level C or D professions must obtain a minimum of CLB4 to join.
  • The candidates must describe enough settlement reserves and financial support to sustain their children in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Application Process

  • This program affirms applications at any moment. Eligible applicants must propose a broad appeal to the program. 
  • Victorious candidates will gain a provincial nomination from Newfoundland and Labrador. 
  • After receiving it, a candidate has 6 months to present a governmental application for Canadian permanent residency. 
  • Candidates in this program must finish and present a paper-based petition for permanent residence and give it by mail to the suitable application center. 
  • These paper-based PNP’s for Permanent residency are processed within 18 months.

The application fee for this stream of Newfoundland and Labrador is 250$ CAD. If a candidate quits or fails to gain their job in the nomination process, they may lose their ability and have their proposal. Also, their Canadian permanent residency request will be cancelled.

Program Requirements

Express Entry ProfileNo
Connection to ProvinceNo
Job OfferYes
Language ProficiencyNone for NOC 0, A or B
CLB 4 for NOC C or D
Level of EducationNo minimum
Work ExperienceNo minimum
Investment RequirementNone
Skilled Worker in Newfoundland and Labrador

3. International Graduate

You can stay in Canada and work after graduating from a post-secondary institution. You need to apply for the NLNP International Graduate Program. You must either be currently employed or have received a job offer from an employer in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Requirements of the International Graduate Program in Newfoundland and Labrador

To be eligible and available for this program, the candidate must have the following abilities:

  • To be suitable and qualified for the International Graduate Program, applicants should have a full-time work offer from an available and excellent company in the province. 
  • The job must be recognized as a full-time status related to their discipline of study to fit NLNP. 
  • The claimant must also match the experience and knowledge requirements given in the job description.  
  • Applicants must have sufficient language ability to accomplish the job offered. If the candidate’s position is at NOC level C or D, the applicant will be required to confirm the language test results equal to CLB level.
  • Applicants must have been certified by a Canadian secondary foundation. The study record needs to be a minimum of a two-year diploma or certificate, and the institution does not require to be in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. The applicant should have some additional institutional degrees to perform the business offered.  
  • Applicants must be operating in Canada on a legitimate work license when they apply. Those who have achieved their degree or certificate outside of the province may need an experience of at least 1 year in their discipline of study. The applicant must have different work experience required to complete the job offered.

Procedure Of Application

The application process for this program is explained below.

  • Victorious candidates will accept a provincial nomination from the province. After getting a nomination, a claimant has 6 months to submit a governmental application for permanent residency. Candidates in this stream must finish and apply for permanent residence at a suitable application center. PNP for permanent residency is usually processed within 18 months.

The application fee is 250$ CAD.

Program Requirements

Express Entry ProfileNo
Connection to ProvinceNo
Job OfferYes
Language ProficiencyCLB 4
Level of EducationPost-secondary
Work ExperienceEmployed in Canada, related to job offer
Investment RequirementNone

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