New Brunswick

The NBNP is a provincial nominee program for skilled workers to contribute to New Brunswick’s economy. This economic program selects and nominates qualified workers from around the world who wish to live and work in this province.
Applicants who choose to apply under the New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program Express Entry Labour Market stream will, if nominated, be processed through the federal government’s Express Entry System. This is a two-step process:

Step 1

  • All eligibility criteria and selection factors for the Federal Skilled Worker Program (obtaining at least 67 points out of 100); and Provincial criteria, including age (21-55); a signed commitment to live and work in New Brunswick); and other criteria described in this document.
    • Minimum CLB 7 on a language test administered by a designated IRCC testing agency;
    • Minimum secondary school graduation certificate or equivalency;
      • Canadian Credential
      • Educational Credential Assessment
    • Have one year of continuous full-time (or equivalent part-time) skilled work experience (NOC 0,A,B)
    • Age 22-55 years’ old
    • Proof of funds relative to your family size:
    • You will be required to sign and submit a Commitment to Live and Work in New Brunswick form

Step 2

  • If you meet these criteria, and receive a nomination from the Government of New Brunswick, you may be invited by the Federal Government to apply for permanent residency through the Express Entry system.

Documented proof of your ability to meet these eligibility criteria will be required for both the NBPNP assessment stage as well as the IRCC permanent residency stage