The province of New Brunswick is located on Canada’s East Coast on the Atlantic Ocean, with a population of approximately 781,476 (2020 census) with its spectacular landscape in the Maritime Province. It offers a very distinct lifestyle, breathtaking natural scenery, friendly people, a safe and secure environment and an appreciation of the skills and experiences of newcomers. With its affordable lifestyle, universal government-funded health care and easy access to eastern Canada’s urban centers, this province is fast becoming the destination of choice for new Immigrants.

What is NBPNP New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program?

The NBPNP is an immigration program made possible through an agreement with the Canadian government. The program is designed by the province to attract and retain newcomers who will be able to fill gaps in workforce and contribute to local economies and communities. The program operates on the following immigration streams:

  • New Brunswick Express Entry Stream
  • New Brunswick Skilled Worker Stream

What is the New Brunswick Express Entry Stream?

The New Brunswick Express Entry Stream is the fastest way to immigrate to Canada. If you would like to immigrate to New Brunswick and qualify for permanent residency quickly, you must meet the specific eligibility requirement criteria set by the Express Entry system. The New Brunswick Express Entry stream is currently accepting Expression of Interest (EOIs) via the INB portal from individuals who meet the following criteria:

The applicant has submitted a federal Express Entry Profile and has a valid Federal Express Entry Profile Number and Job Seeker Validation Code.

  • The applicant is currently living in New Brunswick and is either :
    • Working for a New Brunswick employer
    • Enrolled in a New Brunswick publicly funded post-secondary institution

If the applicant qualifies, he/ she will receive a New Brunswick provincial nomination certificate. With this nomination, the individual may then apply for Canadian permanent residence.

Advantages of the above stream:

  • On approval of NB PNP, you are allotted 600 points towards your Express Entry profile (ITA in the next draw)
  • You can qualify to apply for this program while you are a student (Domestic fees apply once you get PR)
  • You do not need to wait for one year of work experience in Canada, provided you qualify for Express Entry based on your foreign work experience (Early start to PR process)

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