New Brunswick is one of Canada’s northeastern Maritime provinces.

New Brunswick is the only officially bilingual province in Canada, with about 30 percent of the population speaking French as a first language. New Brunswick is home to a number of cities such as Fredericton, Saint John, and Moncton.

The NBPNP is New Brunswick’s Provincial Nominee Program.

A lighthouse on the coast of New Brunswick, Canada with a sailing boat heading across the horizon

Through this program, prospective immigrants with the skills and experience targeted by the province may receive a New Brunswick Provincial Nomination Certificate, which will allow that foreign national to apply for Canadian permanent residence with processing times that are faster than other Canadian immigration classes.The NBPNP accepts applications under the following immigration categories:

Note: The government of New Brunswick has announced a new pilot program called Succession Connect. Through this pilot program, newcomers to the province may take on the running of an established business in New Brunswick. Further details will be posted on this page when they are announced.

Canada's 2017 Immigration Plan

Canada will welcome an increased number of immigrants through the Provincial Nominee Programs in 2017.

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Express Entry Labour Market Stream

The New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program (NBPNP) has developed and launched its Express Entry Labour Market Stream. This stream allows the NBPNP to use the federal Express Entry immigration selection system to meet New Brunswick’s specific labour market and demographic needs. This stream operates under an 'Expression of Interest' model.

To learn more about the NBPNP Express Entry Labour Market Stream, click here.

 

Skilled Workers with Family Support

New Brunswick accepts applications under this category from individuals who have worked in New Brunswick and have close family ties to the province.

To learn more about the NBPNP Skilled Workers with Family Support Stream, click here.

 

Skilled Workers with Employer Support

New Brunswick accepts applications under this category from individuals who have received a full-time, permanent job offer from a New Brunswick employer.

To learn more about the NBPNP Skilled Workers with Employer Support Stream, click here.

 

Business Applicants

New Brunswick accepts applications under this category from individuals who plan to own and actively manage a business in New Brunswick. Applicants are expected to make a monetary investment in the business.

To learn more about the NBPNP Business Immigration Stream, click here

 

To learn more about eligibility requirements for all streams under the New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program, click here

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Latest News

  • 222 Workers, Graduates and Entrepreneurs Invited to Apply in Latest BC Draw

    A total of 222 workers, international graduates, and entrepreneurs have been invited to apply to the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) in the province's latest immigration draw, which took place on April 19, 2017. Of these Invitations to Appy (ITAs) issued, 16 were to Entrepreneur candidates. The remaining 206 were issued to candidates in five sub-categories managed through the Skills Immigration Registration System (SIRS). Individuals who received an ITA from BC are now in a position to submit an application for a provincial nomination certificate, with which they may then apply to the federal government for Canadian permanent resident status.

  • April 19 Express Entry Draw Sees Lowest CRS Requirement Yet at 415

    The latest Express Entry draw, which took place on April 19, 2017, has issued 3,665 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) for Canadian permanent resident status to candidates in the Express Entry pool with Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores of 415 or above. Marking the lowest CRS requirement yet, this draw brings the total number of ITAs issued since the introduction of the Express Entry system in January, 2015, to over 100,000.