Government of New Brunswick

NBPNP is a provincial immigration program made possible through an agreement with the Government of Canada. As an economic program, the NBPNP selects, and nominates, qualified business people and skilled workers from around the world who will live in New Brunswick and contribute to the local economy. 

Like many other Canadian provinces and territories, New Brunswick has its own immigration program streams, targeting certain groups, and eligibility criteria. Some streams target entrepreneursgraduatesskilled workers with employer support, etc. Eligibility criteria vary and can be found in  Program guides along with application forms.

The Express Entry New Brunswick Labour Market Stream is new to the NBPNP. Potential applicants are asked to complete an expression of interest and submit it to the NBPNP. Details are provided on the NBPNP Express Entry page. To find more answers to your questions, please consult our FAQs. 

 

Update

July 26, 2019:

1. The New Brunswick Express Entry Program is currently accepting Expressions of Interest (EOIs) from individuals who meet all of the following submission criteria:

a. The applicant has submitted an Express Entry Profile and has a valid Federal Express Entry Profile Number and Job Seeker Validation Code: these must be provided on the EOI form;

b. The applicant is currently living and working in New Brunswick, and a letter of employment from the employer must be included with the EOI

c. The NOC Code for this current employment is for a position that matches NOC Level 0, A, or B: NOC Code must be provided on the EOI form

d. The applicant has a valid Canadian Work Permit; a pdf copy must be included with the EOI submission

e. The applicant has valid language test scores (IELTS, CELPIP, or TEF Canada) with scores equivalent to CLB 7 in all four language competencies: a pdf copy of these test results must be included with the EOI submission

f.  The applicant has a valid Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) which attests to the minimum equivalent of a Canadian High School diploma: a pdf copy of the ECA must be included with the EOI submission

All candidates invited in this manner must meet regular eligibility requirements of the program and submit a complete and correct application to be considered for provincial nomination.

If you do not meet all of the above posted submission criteria, do not submit an EOI at this time. Please continue to monitor this page for changes and updates. Any EOI submission received that does not meet all of the above submission criteria will be rejected and immediately deleted.


2. New Brunswick will, on occasion, invite candidates directly from the federal Express Entry pool in response to provincial labour-market needs.

Candidates selected in this manner will receive a Letter of Interest from the Province of New Brunswick via their Federal Express Entry account. Candidates who do receive a Letter of Interest from the Province of New Brunswick should contact entree.express.entry@gnb.ca and include a copy of the Letter received, as well as their federal Express Entry Profile Number, to then receive an Invitation to Apply to the New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program Express Entry Labour Market Stream.  

All candidates invited in this manner must meet regular eligibility requirements of the program and submit a complete and correct application to be considered for provincial nomination.