Immigrating to Newfoundland and Labrador

The Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Nominee Program (NLPNP) allows the Province to nominate applicants who meet established criteria, for Permanent Resident Status. The NLPNP offers:

  • An efficient immigration process for qualified skilled workers, international graduates and their families who wish to settle permanently in Newfoundland and Labrador; and
  • Assistance from provincial Immigration Program Development Officers who are available to explain the program requirements, and guide applicants throughout the application process.

Newfoundland and Labrador may nominate up to 1,050 individuals annually through the NLPNP, through the Skilled Worker, International Graduate, and Express Entry-Skilled Worker categories.

 
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The Atlantic Immigration Pilot (AIP), launched in 2017, is a three-year employer driven immigration program aimed at addressing skills gaps and labour market needs in the four Atlantic Provinces by assisting employers in attracting and retaining skilled immigrants.

Newfoundland and Labrador is working closely with the other Atlantic Provinces and the Federal Government to ensure the successful development and delivery of the AIP. The Pilot will facilitate the entry of up to 442 applications have been allocated to Newfoundland and Labrador.

To participate, employers must meet certain requirements, including a commitment to support the newcomer and their family as they integrate into their new life in Atlantic Canada. Employers can bring workers through AIP’s High Skilled, Intermediate Skilled, and International Graduate categories.