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New Brunswick PNP Express Entry

New Brunswick PNP Express Entry

Under the New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), New Brunswick PNP express entry is a part of an economic program targeting skilled, semi-skilled, graduates to immigrate in the beautiful province of New Brunswick.

The New Brunswick PNP express entry is integrated with the federal express entry immigration system to weed out Canada’s ageing demography. This category of immigration under New Brunswick PNP works on an Expression of Interest (EOI) model. Under this model, any aspiring immigrant can submit the immigration form in a prescribed format between 1st to 15th of each month to the official authorities. 

The applicants are given a particular score based on their submitted profile and this score forms the basis of entry into the province of New Brunswick. Applicants of the following types usually secure a relatively higher score: 

  • Candidates with training and relevant experience in sectors determined by the province
  • Candidates with a clear intention of positively contributing to the local economy of the province
  • Candidates with a likelihood of being economically stable

The Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) of the federal government conducts express entry draws in every two weeks. Based on the CRS cut-off score obtained from the draw, a certain number of applicants are invited including the applicants for New Brunswick PNP express entry.

Criteria for eligibility under the New Brunswick PNP express entry system
  • The applicants must be 22 to 55 years of age.
  • Excellence in language proficiency tests like IELTS, CELPIP, TEF is mandatory for any applicant.
  • The education requirement is a minimum high school diploma or its equivalent as recognised by the Canadian authorities.
  • Especially for New Brunswick PNP express entry, the applicants must have a valid job offer from a local New Brunswick employer.
  • The applications must provide National Occupational Classification (NOC) Skill Type 0, Skill level A or B and submit a commitment form to New Brunswick authorities.
  • A minimum score of 67 out of 100 in the selection grid point system. This score is based on education, language abilities, age, work experience, adaptability, arranged employment.
  • Intimation for a personal interview, if required for certain class of candidates, shall be informed well in time by the provincial authorities.

In addition to the above criteria, the applicants will have to furnish full financial details of self and their dependent family members. The minimum required amount is said to vary as per the table below:

Number of dependent family members Minimum fund required
1 $11,931
2 $14853
3 $18260
4 $22170
5 $25145
6 $28359
7 and above $31574
List of occupations under New Brunswick Express Entry priority list

New Brunswick province has recently updated its priority occupation list making it a total of 19 occupations.

Occupation NOC
Senior managers – financial, communications and other business services 0013
Managers in health care 0311
Restaurant and food service managers 0631
Financial and investment analysts 1112
Human resources professionals 1121
Executive assistants 1222
Purchasing agents and officers 1225
Administrative assistants 1241
Accounting technicians and bookkeepers 1311
Information systems analysts and consultants 2171
Computer network technician 2281
Software engineers and designers 2173
Database analysts and data administrators 2172
Computer programmers and interactive media developers 2174
Early childhood educators and assistants 4214
Translators, terminologists and interpreters 5125
Retail sale supervisors 6211
Retail and wNew Brunswick Provincial Nominee Programholesale buyers 6222
Cooks 6322
Applicants of following types may refrain from applying under New Brunswick PNP Express Entry
  • Those under the National Occupational Classification (NOC) level C or D.
  • Those not having sufficient proof of legit residence.
  • Those candidates who cannot submit the required minimum amount for immigration.
  • Those applicants who are already under another immigration program in Canada.
  • Those who are insolvent and have claims pending on refugee, humanitarian, compassionate grounds.
  • Applicants pursing a full-time post-secondary education in any province in Canada
  • Aspiring immigrants whose employer or job is not based out of New Brunswick
  • Those applicants who are willing to be self-employed in New Brunswick. For such candidates, entrepreneurial stream under New Brunswick PNP should be suitable.

Under the New Brunswick PNP, there are other categories of targeted group of immigrants such as skilled workers with family support, skilled workers with employer support, entrepreneurial class apart from New Brunswick PNP express entry stream. Express entry to Canada has now been made simple. Get all the legal, educational, immigration advice from our expert team of consultants. Contact us now! 

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