How to Apply for the New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program

You may have an opportunity to fast track your Canadian permanent residence by applying for the New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program (NBPNP). Learn more below, and fill out our free immigration assessment form and we’ll get back to you within 24 hours to discuss your eligibility and options.

Do You Want to Live & Work in New Brunswick?

If you fulfill the requirements, you may be selected to immigrate to Canada through the New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program, which is a faster route towards permanent residence.

New Brunswick is a Province on the East Coast of Canada consisting of various industries from agriculture,forestry and fishing to manufacturing and mining. Northern New Brunswick is home to one of the largest Potash deposits in the world as well as metals like Lead and Zinc. 
If you fulfill the requirements, you may be selected to immigrate to Canada through the New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program, which is a faster route towards permanent residence.

Three New Brunswick PNP Streams for Fast Track Canada Immigration

Successful applicants will receive a New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Certificate, which will speed-up the Canada Immigration (Permanent Resident) Visa application process. Under the New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), you may qualify under one of six streams:

  1. Employer Support
  2. Family Support
  3. Business Applicants/ Entrepreneurial
  4. Express Entry Labour Market
  5. Post-Graduate Entrepreneurial
  6. Succession Connect Pilot Program

1) Employer Support

Requirements for the Employer Support Stream

  • Have a permanent full-time job offer from a NB employer who has been unable to fill the position with a Canadian citizen or permanent resident; and

  • Offers compensation consistent with regional wages and existing collective bargaining agreements.

2) Family Support
NOTE: This program has been closed as of February of 2018

Requirements for the Family Support Stream

  • The applicant must have an offer of full time employment or employment skills based on education and training, language skills, work experience, age and ability to adapt to NB.

  • The supporters will be assessed on his/her commitment to the immigration process and the successful settlement of his/her family member.

3) Business Applicants/ Entrepreneurial Stream
This program is currently paused.

Requirements for the Business Applicants Stream

  • submit a Business Plan;

  • demonstrate business management experience as an owner or senior manager;

  • provide strong evidence that you will live in NB;

  • visit NB to conduct extensive research and complete and interview with an Immigration Program Officer;

  • provide a verified personal net worth of at least CDN $300,000.00;

  • make a minimum investment of CDB $125,000.00;

  • demonstrate knowledge of English and/or French; and

  • make a CDN $75,000.00 conditionally refundable deposit.

4) Express Entry Labour Market Stream

This method works in conjunction Canada’s Express Entry program. In order to qualify, you must be in the Express Entry pool. This stream is looking to fill specific job needs within in New Brunswick. Applications are currently paused for this stream.

5)Post-Graduate Entrepreneurial

This method works in conjunction Canada’s Express Entry program. In order to qualify, you must be in the Express Entry pool. This stream is looking to fill specific job needs within in New Brunswick. Applications are currently paused for this stream.

  • Be between the ages of 22-40

  • Prove fluency in either French or English

  • Earned a degree from a New Brunswick Institution while residing in the province

  • Have a work permit

  • Demonstrate that you intend to stay in the province

6) Succession Connect Pilot Page

Launched in 2016, this program aims to help new immigrants connect with current business owning residents. It would allow immigrants to look into receiving business investments and allows local business to invest with people who want to work in their area of expertise.

Why Hire Us to Help with Your New Brunswick PNP Application?

While the procedures for applying for a New Brunswick PNP may seem uncomplicated, some applicants apply without seeking any help from an immigration lawyer, thinking that they can “do it themselves”.

Provincial Nominee Applications can carry a higher risk of refusal in cases where the application is not properly prepared. The Provincial Government standards are very high. The documentation and processes involved in successfully obtaining a PNP can be complex and usually require legal expertise.

We have helped hundreds of individuals and their families successfully immigrate to Canada through the New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program. Our experienced immigration lawyers will be able to assess your case and recommend a course of action to best serve your needs.

The first step towards your New Brunswick PNP application is getting an assessment of your case. Fill out our free immigration assessment form and we will get back to you within 24 hours to discuss your eligibility and options.

Make it happen!

Book a consultation and start your immigration process now! 

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