New Brunswick Skilled Worker with Employer Support Stream of the New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program (NBPNP) might be the perfect Canadian immigration option for you if you have a job offer from an employer in New Brunswick.

Indeed, if you are already living and working or studying in New Brunswick — or if you called New Brunswick home in the recent past — your chances of success under the NBPNP Skilled Worker with Employer Support stream can improve substantially. Therefore, it’s a good idea to look into this stream in detail, so let’s do exactly that.

Eligibility criteria

As a Skilled Worker Applicant with employer support:

  • Your age should be between 19 and 55 years.
  • You demonstrate language ability. Applicants must provide valid IELTS/CELPIP-General or TEF/TCF from a test taken within the last two years having Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 4
  • You have the education, qualifications and, or licenses needed to fulfil your job duties. You will provide evidence that you have, at a minimum, a high school diploma for education completed after junior/middle school and before college, university and other formal training.
  • You will live and work in New Brunswick.
  • Your offer of employment is genuine. The company must have been operating for at least one year at the time the application is received. You will demonstrate that you have been interviewed and hired by your employer.
  • You are a permanent full-time employee of a New Brunswick company. You have to work continuously for the standard number of fixed hours by the employer for employees as per National Occupation Classification (NOC) for Skill levels O, A, B, Skill level C (Skill type 1, 3, 7, 8, 9 only), Skill level D (Skill type 1, 3, 7, 8, 9 only). Your job will not have a pre-determined end date.
  • You score a minimum of 60 points in the selection factors outlined below.

Employers should note the following:

  • The employer must demonstrate that they have been unable to find a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada to perform the job duties.
  • The job must provide a comparable industry rate of pay.
  • Accommodations provided by the employer will not be part of the compensation package.
  • The job complies with New Brunswick employment limits.