New Brunswick is accepting Express Entry applications from selected occupations for Canada PR. This is an Express Entry NB Pathway with Occupations in-demand in New Brunswick.
The Atlantic province may invite eligible candidates directly from the federal Express Entry pool. Candidates selected in this manner will receive a Notification or Letter of Interest (LOI) from the New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program via their Federal Express Entry account.
Currently, New Brunswick accepting following occupations in response to provincial labor-market needs:
- 1111 – Financial auditors and accountants
- 1112 – Financial and investment analysts
- 1121 – Human resources professionals
- 1122 – Professional occupations in business management consulting
- 1221 – Administrative officers
- 1311 – Accounting technicians and bookkeepers
- 1312 – Insurance adjusters and claims examiners
All candidates invited in this manner must meet the regular eligibility requirements. Candidates need to submit a complete application to be considered for provincial nomination.
Qualify for Canada PR under Express Entry NB Provincial Nominee Program Stream
Express Entry NB stream accepts Expressions of Interest (EOIs) via the INB portal from individuals who meet all of the following criteria:
- The applicant has a valid Federal Express Entry Profile Number and Job Seeker Validation Code.
- The applicant is working for a New Brunswick employer or enrolled in a PGWP-eligible program at a federally-designated post-secondary institution.
|Starting April 1st, 2022 Post Graduate Work Permit Holders (PGWP) who have completed their studies outside of New Brunswick are eligible to apply for the Express Entry NB Stream. However, eligible applicants must receive a job offer in a NOC that is related to their field of study.|
While a provincial nomination is not the same as a permanent residence, it can increase one’s chances of obtaining Canada permanent residency status.
Provincial nominees with active Express Entry profiles are awarded 600 points over and above their usual CRS score. Otherwise, this score is based on age, proficiency in English or French, work experience, education qualification, and more.
Further, they also qualify to be invited to apply for a PNP-specific round of invitations. For instance, in the latest Express Entry draw, Canada invited 924 PNP candidates to apply with CRS scores of at least 754.
Choose a Certified Immigration Consultant to Apply
It could take months before you can get hold of an ITA for provincial nomination and further additional months to receive a Canada PR invite. While the government of Canada does not discriminate between the immigration applications applied through a certified consultant or self, keeping track of program requirements and subsequent program documentation can be overwhelming.
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