Canada Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot Program (RNIP)

To attract foreign nationals to get settle in the rural part of Canada, in the year 2019 Canadian Government has launched the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot Program (RNIP), under which they work with the small communities. Eligible communities have achieved the nomination based on a population which has to be 50,000 or below and located to near about 75 km from the core of a Census Metropolitan Area OR up to 200,000 people and be considered remote from other larger cities.

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The RNIP Program is come-up with a community-driven ideology where they have a specific goal. Communities are starting taking the stance to attract more and more migrants to get permanent residency through them and for that they are ready to take care of new migrants by numerous ways such as,

  • Match the candidates profile with local job vacancies.
  • Give warm welcome to merge into the community.
  • Provide the local settlement services to the newcomers.

Participating Communities
As if now 11 communities are participating under IRCC’s Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot Program (RNIP) and some of them are already started accepting the application whereas some of them will start it soon.

November – 2019 

  • Brandon, MB
  • Sudbury, ON 
  • Sault Ste. Marie, ON
  • Rhineland/Altona, MB
  • Thunder Bay, ON

January – 2020 

  • Timmins, ON
  • North Bay, ON
  • North Okanagan, BC
  • Kootenay, BC
  • Claresholm, AB

April – 2020

  • Moose Jaw, SK

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot Program, candidates must need to meet these requirements.

  • Get a recommendation from a designated community economic development organization
  • Complete Educational requirements
  • Have a qualifying job offer
  • Have qualifying work experience in the past three years (a minimum of 1,560 hours)
  • Achieve English Language (IELTS Bands) requirements as per occupation code and skill base job

⦁ NOC 0 and A: Minimum language score of a CLB 6 is required
⦁ NOC B: Minimum language score of a CLB 5 is required
⦁ NOC C and D: Minimum language score of a CLB 4 is required

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  • Have enough money to support your transition into the community
  • Intend to live in the community

To apply under the RNIP program Aspire Square will provide necessary tools and prominent support to fulfill the prerequisites like, how you can get a recommendation from a designated community and how to apply for a valid full-time, non-seasonal job offers. Our team will not only direct you to apply for the particular community but also they will guide you to achieve your Permanent Residency through job applications.

To check your free and accurate eligibility assessment for the Canada Federal Skilled Worker Program, Provincial Nomination Program and Canada Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot (RNIP) program, Call or Email – “Aspire SquareThe No.1 Immigration Specialist in GujaratM+91 88 66 88 07 07 | [email protected].

– Brijesh Dave


Brijesh Dave

He is holding an extensive eight years of Immigration Service Industry experience which possess the comprehensive skill set of exquisite relationship with the clients, excellent interpersonal, and communication skills. His exceptional hands-on understanding of Australia – Canada Permanent Residency, Study Visa and a desire of acquiring new knowledge, along with spearheaded approach are empowering the strength to the organization

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