New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program (NBPNP)

On Canada's east coast, the province of New Brunswick is home to a wide range of businesses, including mining, manufacturing, forestry, and agriculture. One of the world's largest potash reserves can be found in northern New Brunswick, along with metals like lead and zinc. Many people adore living in New Brunswick since there are so many work prospects here!

You may be chosen to immigrate to Canada under the New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program, which is a quicker path to permanent residency, if you meet the conditions. Here is more information on New Brunswick visas.

  1. Skilled Workers with Employer Support

For foreign workers who have a legitimate job offer from a New Brunswick firm, the Employer Support program was developed.


  • possess a job offer for a permanent, full-time position from a New Brunswick business that was unable to fill it with a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • provides compensation that is in line with local salaries and active collective bargaining agreements
  1. Entrepreneurial Stream

Those who desire to live in New Brunswick and are seasoned business owners or senior business managers are the target audience for the entrepreneurial stream.

  • Submitting a business plan is necessary
  • Cite your ownership or senior management experience in business management
  • Substantiate your claim that you'll be residing in NB.
  • Visit NB to undertake in-depth research and perform an interview with an immigration program officer
  • Verify your personal net worth as being at least $300,000 CDN.
  • Make a CDB $125,000 minimum investment.
  • Demonstrate your knowledge of French or English
  • Make a $75,000 CAD conditionally refundable down payment.

  1. Express Entry Labour Market Stream

This method works in conjunction Canada’s Express Entry program. In order to qualify, you must be in the Express Entry pool. This stream is looking to fill specific job needs within in New Brunswick. Applications are currently paused for this stream.

  1. International Graduate Stream (New)

The newest PNP option will accept applications from graduates of Atlantic Business College, Eastern College, McKenzie College, or Oulton College who have studied in one of the 19 targeted occupations. Opportunities NB (ONB), the top business development organization in New Brunswick, and the IRCC are partners in the initiative.

The programs eligible have been mentioned, but specific requirements are still being developed. Additionally, only accredited educational institutions that have held this certification for at least five years and provide courses in any of the 19 subject areas listed below are eligible to participate in this program.

Social and community service

Early childhood educators and assistants

Educational assistants


Home support work

Licensed Nursing

Paramedics and related occupations

Medical laboratory technologists

Medical laboratory technicians and pathologists’ assistants

Medical administrative assistants

Web designers and developers

Computer programmers and interactive media developers

Computer network technicians

User support technicians

Accounting technicians and bookkeepers

Payroll clerks

Shippers and receivers

Supply chain and logistics supervisors

Production logistics co-ordinators

  1. Post-Graduate Entrepreneurial Stream

The Post-Graduate Work Permit stream is for foreign nationals who have graduated from a post-secondary school in New Brunswick and established a successful business in the province.


  • Be between the ages of 22-40
  • Prove fluency in either French or English
  • Earned a degree from a New Brunswick Institution while residing in the province
  • Have a work permit
  • Demonstrate that you intend to stay in the province

  1. Succession Connect Pilot​

This program, which was launched in 2016, attempts to connect recent immigrants with locals who already run businesses. It would enable local businesses to invest with individuals who want to work in their specialized field while also enabling immigrants to consider obtaining business investments.

  1. Skilled Workers with Family Support (Terminated)

The Family Support program is for individuals with work experience and family members in New Brunswick. Unfortunately, this program has closed.