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Newfoundland and Labrador to Open new Immigration Pathway for Skilled Workers in Canada

As per the latest Newfoundland Immigration news in the Priority Skills Newfoundland Immigration Program process is intended for individuals who have experience in occupations in demand in Newfoundland and Labrador, have a high level of education, language, work experience, and/or work experience, and who wish to express their interest in either staying in, or coming to the province and becoming a permanent resident of Canada.
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Currently, expressions of interest are being accepted from:

  1. Individuals who have worked in a specialized, highly skilled, high-demand occupation for at least one full year in the last 10 years.
  2. Individuals who have completed PhD or Master’s degrees from Memorial University (NFL) within the past three years in the following specialties: Technology, Health Care, Aquaculture, and Agriculture.

Newfoundland and Labrador have opened new immigration program for skilled workers from 2nd January 2021. The program is targeted two category candidates

  • In-demand Academic Candidates:
    • Individual skilled workers with relevant work experience of in-demand occupation list.
  • In-demand Work Candidates:
    • The high-graduates from the Memorial University who have completed their PhD or Master’s degree from the university in past 3 years in particular courses such as, Technology,
      Health Care, Aquaculture, and Agriculture.
    • As per the Newfoundland PR rules the category is beneficial for the international students who choose the Newfoundland for the further study.

Check Your Eligibility criteria for Newfoundland Immigration Program

Eligibility criteria for Newfoundland Immigration Program:

The new immigration pathway of Priority Skills Newfoundland and Labrador Program’s eligibility criteria are as per below

  • Candidates age must be at least 21 years or higher
  • Master or PhD degree must be achieved from Memorial University and it has to be achieved within the last 3 years only.
  • Degree must be completed the courses such as.
    • Information and Communication Technology,
    • Ocean Technology,
    • Healthcare ,
    • Agriculture and
    • Aquaculture.
  • Candidate must have at least CLB level 5 or higher in the IELTS or CELPIP tests withing last 12 months. .
  • Intention to live permanently in Newfoundland and Labrador
  • At least full 1 year of work experience within the last 10 years of in-demand occupation. Here Newfoundland and Labrador PNP occupation in-demand list 2020is the

Health Care Occupations

Physician Family Medicine Pathology (Hemopathology)
Psychiatry; Pathology Nurse Practitioner (NP)
General Internal Medicine Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Radiology Personal Care Attendant (PCA)
Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinical Psychologist
Anesthesia Medical Physicist
Pediatric Intensivists (PICU) Radiation Therapist
Neonatologists (NICU) (NICU)

Aquaculture Occupations

Captain (FM4 certification required) Cage Site Technician
Farming and Feeding Manager Site Manager (with water quality expertise)
Facility Technician Area Manager
Assistant Manager Personal Care Attendant (PCA)

Technology Occupations (Engineers and Developers)

Software Developer Mechanical Engineer
Biomedical Engineer Python Developer
UI/UX Developer Web Developer
Electrical Engineer .NET Developer
AI Developer Infrastructure Engineer

Technical Specialists

Security Specialist Data Analytics
Cloud Specialist Offshore Technician
Bioinformatician ROV Operator
Computer Network Support Ocean Mapping Specialist
Research Associate Technical Writer

How to Apply for Newfoundland Immigration Program?

  • There is a questionnaire which needs to be completed to apply for priority skills NL.
  • The score needs to be achieved 60 points by the candidates if their information will be visible to the Office of Immigration and Multiculturalism and the designated local employers.
  • Highest points achieved candidates get higher chance to be visible in-front of the local employers.
  • The higher points achieve candidates may receive the invitations through the priority skills and get a chance to submit their applications to the Provincial Nominee Program without a job offer.

Apply Now for Newfoundland Immigration Program

Newfoundland and Labrador PNP Points Calculator

IN-DEMAND WORK QUESTIONNAIRE SCORING GRID
IELTS/CELPIP/FRENCH LANGUAGE SCORE
English – Canadian Language Benchmark – Level 7+ 24
English – Canadian Language Benchmark – Level 6+ 22
English – Canadian Language Benchmark – Level 5+ 20
French – Canadian Language Benchmark – Level 5+ 20
AGE
21-30 12
31-40 16
41-50 08
51-59 04
60+ 0
EDUCATION
PhD/Doctorate 24
Master’s degree 20
Canadian post-secondary degree or diploma 15
Post-secondary degree or diploma 12
High school diploma 06
WORK EXPERIENCE
5+ years of in-demand work in past 10 yrs. 40
3-5 years of in-demand work in past 10 yrs. 30
1-3 years of in-demand work in past 10 yrs 20
1 year of in-demand work in past 10 yrs. 10
OTHER CRITERIA
Relatives in Newfoundland and Labrador 10
In-demand work occurred in Canada 05
In-demand work occurred in NL 07
In-demand work occurred in NL, outside St. John’s CMA 07
IN-DEMAND ACADEMIC QUESTIONNAIRE SCORING GRID
IELTS/CELPIP/FRENCH LANGUAGE SCORE
English – Canadian Language Benchmark – Level 7+ 24
English – Canadian Language Benchmark – Level 6+ 22
English – Canadian Language Benchmark – Level 5+ 20
French – Canadian Language Benchmark – Level 5+ 20
AGE
21-30 12
31-40 16
41-50 08
51-59 04
60+ 00
EDUCATION
PhD from Memorial University – In-demand field 25
PhD from Memorial University – Multiple in-demand fields (interdisciplinary) 30
Master’s degree from Memorial University – In-demand field 18
Master’s degree from Memorial University – Multiple in-demand fields (interdisciplinary) 20
PhD from outside Newfoundland and Labrador – In-demand field 20
PhD from outside Newfoundland and Labrador – Multiple in-demand fields (interdisciplinary) 25
Master’s degree from outside Newfoundland and Labrador – In-demand field 13
Master’s degree from outside Newfoundland and Labrador – Multiple indemand 15
Bachelor degree from outside Newfoundland and Labrador – In-demand field 10
Bachelor degree from Memorial University – In-demand field 10
Bachelor degree from Memorial University – Field not in-demand 06
WORK EXPERIENCE
More than five years of work experience in Canada in the past ten years 25
3+ to 5 years of work experience in Canada in the past ten years 20
1+ to 3 years of work in Canada in the past ten years 15
1 year of work in Canada in the past ten years 10
OTHER CRITERIA
Relatives in Newfoundland and Labrador 10
  • STEP 1: Completion of Expression of Interest may bring an invitation to apply for the candidates. The submitted EOI bring into the attention of NFL immigration department that you are interested to immigrate to Newfoundland & Labrador. The EOI also let the candidates know that whether they meet the eligibility requirement and the possibility of receiving an invitation to apply.
  • STEP 2: It is not everyone who submit their EOI or meet the provincial requirement will receive an invitation to apply. Candidates who achieve the highest score and win the attention of the designated employers will have a high chance to get the nomination. Candidates who get the invitation they will be notified through an email.
  • STEP 3: The invited candidates will be asked to submit their final application through Newfoundland & Labrador’s online application portal. In case of either the Skilled Worker or Express Entry Skilled Worker Category if candidates meet the eligibility criteria then province will issue provincial nomination certificate which can be submitted in final federal application.

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