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NEW! Guide to Immigration in Newfoundland and Labrador

The Guide to Immigration in Newfoundland and Labrador was developed by the Office of Immigration and Multiculturalism, and provides information on the benefits of immigration, immigration programs, and the role of communities and other stakeholders in supporting immigration in Newfoundland and Labrador.

NEW! Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Nominee Program and Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program Information Cards and Brochures

Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Nominee Program (NLPNP) - 3 Categories

The Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Nominee Program (NLPNP) is a provincial immigration program made possible through an agreement with the Government of Canada. Through PNP, the Province can select and nominate qualified international workers to work and live in Newfoundland and Labrador. Employers can utilize the NLPNP to hire international workers. The categories of the NLPNP that can be used to hire international workers include:

  1. The Express Entry Skilled Worker Category is a path to permanent residence for those intending to reside permanently in Newfoundland and Labrador. Applicants must be accepted into Immigration, Refugee, and Citizenship Canada’s Express Entry pool, have a job offer in Newfoundland and Labrador, and intend to reside permanently in this province.
  2. The NLPNP Skilled Worker Category exists to nominate individuals who have specialized skills that are deemed as having a critical impact on the operations of an employer in Newfoundland and Labrador.
  3. The NLPNP International Graduate Category is for international students who have graduated from a recognized post-secondary educational institution in Canada, to be considered for nomination for permanent residence in Canada.

Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program (AIPP) - 3 Categories

The Atlantic Immigration Pilot (AIPP) is a three-year employer driven immigration program aimed at addressing skills gaps and labour market needs in the four Atlantic Provinces by assisting employers in attracting and retaining skilled immigrants.

  1. Atlantic High-Skilled Program (AHSP)
  2. Atlantic Intermediate-Skilled Program (AISP)
  3. Atlantic International Graduate Program (AIGP)

Foreign Qualification Recognition

Whether or not you will need to have your qualifications assessed may depend on your occupation. For certain occupations, you will be required to be certified, registered, or licensed to practice in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

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