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Temporary Acceptance of Workforce Applications for New Brunswick Provincial Selection
As part of measures during the coronavirus pandemic, New Brunswick is making it easier to temporarily accept applications through the province’s workforce stream. Eligible workers in New Brunswick who wish to obtain permanent residency can now apply for provincial selection.
New Brunswick’s skilled workforce stream is currently open to Post Graduate Work Permit (PGWP) holders working in NOC D occupation groups. These jobs usually require on-the-job training and include picking fruit, cleaning, and working in the oil fields. According to the news announcement, temporary workers working in these types of professions can apply for the New Brunswick provincial selection program until April 30, 2021.
The New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program (NBPNP) will accept applications from temporary residents who meet the following criteria:
Meet all criteria required for the New Brunswick Professional Workforce Stream.
Be a graduate of an accredited post-secondary institution (DLI) in New Brunswick.
Holder of a PGWP issued upon graduation from an educational institution in New Brunswick.
Necessary Criteria for New Brunswick’s Skilled Workforce Stream
New Brunswick’s skilled labor stream is open to non-Canadians residing in Canada and abroad who are offered full-time employment in the province. The main criteria in this stream is your intention to reside in New Brunswick.
In addition, you must have a full-time, permanent job offer of at least one year in one of the eligible jobs; He must also prove his qualification for that job position and competitive salary offer in this province; Your employer must also be ready to support your request.
If you are working in one of the organized businesses, you must have a license or certificate from the responsible organization in this field. The New Brunswick government website provides information about regulated businesses and how to obtain a license from the province.
If you qualify for New Brunswick’s skilled workforce stream, you will receive a score based on age, language proficiency, education, work experience and other factors. You need a minimum of 60 out of 100 points to enter the New Brunswick Provincial Selection Program.
You must be between 19 and 55 years old. A minimum score of 4 is required for English or French language ability based on the Canadian Language Index (CLB) in all skills. New Brunswick is a bilingual province and more points are given to applicants who have a CLB of at least 4 in both languages.
You need at least a high school diploma and education outside of Canada must be equivalent to the evaluation of the degree and no more than 5 years have passed since the evaluation date.
You must have at least one year of work experience, unless you have graduated from a DLI in New Brunswick with a certificate of at least one year of study, a high school diploma or an authorized course of study. Foreign work experience will also be counted in your points. New Brunswick provides special benefits for applicants working in priority sectors, such as business service centers, education, healthcare, manufacturing or transportation sectors.
If you have more connection with this province, such as education, employment, language and other skills, you will be given more points.