NEW: NLPNP International Graduate Program: Changes to Field of Study Requirements from Memorial University (MUN) and the College of the North Atlantic (CNA).

Applicants to the NLPNP International Graduate category are permitted to be employed in a position that is unrelated to their field of study at the time of application. For more information and eligibility criteria click here.

How do I Apply?

Applying to the NLPNP is a simple process. First, potential applicants must determine which of the categories they belong to – Skilled Worker, Express Entry Skilled Worker, or International Graduate. Following this, the potential applicant will download and complete all required provincial and federal forms for their category and gather then SCAN the required supporting documentation (eg. Birth Certificates, Diplomas, Passports etc). Once this is complete, the candidate will UPLOAD all forms and documentation to the Office of Immigration and Multiculturalism. Below is a brief overview of the categories.

NOTE: If you are considering hiring a representative to complete your application, please see the section on Using Representatives, before proceeding. Your application will not be given special consideration if you use a representative, and OIM staff are available to assist you throughout the application process.

Express Entry Skilled Worker – This category is for skilled individuals who have been accepted into Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s Express Entry pool and who have a job offer in Newfoundland and Labrador. Disclaimer.

Skilled Worker – This category is for individuals who have a guaranteed offer of employment from a Newfoundland and Labrador employer, or are already working in the province on a valid Work Permit. Disclaimer.

International Graduate – This category is for recent graduates who have a Post-Graduate Work Permit and a job or job offer from a Newfoundland and Labrador employer. Disclaimer.


Working in Atlantic Canada

The International Education Centre at MSVU was proud to partner with Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) to develop two guides to support employment and retention of international students and graduates to the Atlantic region.

Available in both official languages, both International students and Employers will find these guides are a helpful resource in this area.

These guides can be downloaded and added to organizational websites, and distributed in soft or hard copies as desired.