The new and exciting three year long pilot program was announced by the IRCC last week. Under the new Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program that includes the provinces of New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Nova Scotia, a lucky number of 2000 applicants will be chosen to apply for permanent residence to Canada.

The Pilot will have two programs for the Skilled Workers, and one for the International Students.

Skilled Worker:

 

International Student

 

Streams:

  • Atlantic High-Skilled Program
  • Atlantic Intermediate-Skilled Program

 

Streams:

  • Atlantic International Graduate Program

 

 

Work Experience:

  • At least one year (1,560 hours total or 30 hours per week) within the last three years;
  • Can be full time, part time, or non-continuous;
  • One occupation (can be numerous employers);
  • Paid;
  • NOC’s A, B, or 0 – for High Skilled
  • NOC C – for Intermediate Skilled

 

Work Experience:

  • None

 

 

 

 

 

 

Education:

  • Canadian high school (at least), or
  • Foreign equivalent of the Canadian high school diploma (at least)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Education:

  • Minimum 2 year degree, diploma, certificate, or trade or apprenticeship credential from a recognized publicly-funded institution in an Atlantic province
  • Been a full-time student in Canada for at least two years
  • Graduated in the last 12 months when you apply
  • Lived in one of the Atlantic provinces for at least 16 months in the last 2 years before you graduated
  • Had the visa or permit needed to work, study or train in Canada

 

Job Offer (NO LMIA):

  • From a designated employer in an Atlantic province (New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, or Prince Edward Island)
  • Non-seasonal
  • Reviewed by the province(details pending)
  • One year for High Skilled
  • Permanent for Intermediate Skilled

 

Job Offer (NO LMIA):

  • From a designated employer in an Atlantic province (New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, or Prince Edward Island)
  • Non-seasonal
  • Reviewed by the province(details pending)
  • NOCs A, B, or 0
  • One year