New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program (NBPNP)
New Brunswick is a province located in the Maritimes region of Canada, near the Atlantic Ocean. It is one of the few provinces in Canada with a large francophone population, with 30% of the population speaking French. The province is well-known for its beautiful coastlines and forests, and is home to the cities of Fredericton, St. John and Moncton.
The New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program (NBPNP) is designed for immigrants who have the appropriate skills and experience required by the province. The NBPNP accepts applications for the following immigration categories:
- Express Entry Labour Market Stream
- Skilled Workers with Family Support
- Skilled Workers with Employer Support
- Post-Graduate Entrepreneurial Stream
- Entrepreneurial Stream
- Succession Connect pilot program
Express Entry Labour Market Stream
New Brunswick uses the Express Entry program for skilled candidates. This stream uses the federal immigration selection system to choose candidates who have the appropriate skills and experience for the local economy. This stream is operated using the Expression of Interest (EOI) system.
Skilled Workers with Family Support
This stream is designed for qualified professionals who have experience working in the province, who also have a close relative permanently living in the province.
Skilled Workers with Employer Support
This stream is for candidates who have a full-time employment contract with a New Brunswick employer.
Post–Graduate Entrepreneurial Stream
This stream is for individuals who have graduated from an accredited university or college in New Brunswick, and have opened up or acquired a business in the province.
This stream is for individuals who intend to start up and manage a business in New Brunswick, with their own funds.