About Canada Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program
The Atlantic Immigration Pilot is an other pathway to permanent residence for skilled foreign workers and international graduates who want to work and live in one of Canada’s following four Atlantic Provinces;
- Newfoundland and Labrador
- Prince Edward Island
- Nova Scotia
- New Brunswick
This is an employer-driven program designed to help employers in Atlantic Canada to hire qualified candidates for jobs they have been unable to fill locally.
To immigrate to Canada's atlantic provinces through the pilot program, applicant must be a recent graduate of a publicly funded institution in Atlantic Canada or a skilled worker who meets the program requirements. A skilled worker must receive a job offer from a designated employer in Atlantic Canada to participate in this pilot program. Following are some basic eligibility requirements for this program;
- Applicant has a degree, diploma or other credential from a publicly funded institution in an Atlantic province OR have worked in a management, professional or technical/skilled job for at least a year.
- The applicant has lived in an Atlantic province for at least 16 months in the 2 years before getting a degree, diploma or credential OR has at least a Canadian high school diploma or equivalent education.
- Has taken a language test to show language proficiency in English or French.
- The applicant must show that he/she can support itself and immediate family while coming to Canada.
List of Documents
Please note that depending on an individual's profile, an immigration officer may ask him/her for any other documents to determine the eligibility for specific express entry program.