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 the NBPNP, prospective immigrants with the skills and experience targeted by the province may receive a New Brunswick provincial nomination certificate. With this nomination, foreign nationals may then apply for Canadian permanent residence. 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 Multi-Year Immigration Plan

Canada will welcome an increased number of immigrants through economic programs and family sponsorship in the upcoming years.

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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.

Learn more about the NBPNP Express Entry Labour Market Stream.

 

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.

Learn more about the NBPNP Skilled Workers with Family Support Stream.

 

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.

Learn more about the NBPNP Skilled Workers with Employer Support Stream.

 

Post-Graduate Entrepreneurial Stream

New Brunswick accepts applications under this category from individuals who have graduated from a recognized academic institution in New Brunswick, and have started or acquired a business in the province.

Learn more about the NBPNP Post-Graduate Entrepreneurial Stream.

 

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.

Learn more about the NBPNP Business Immigration Stream.

Learn more about eligibility requirements for all streams under the New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program.

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