Newfoundland & Labrador - International Graduate Category

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What is NLPNP International Graduate Category?

The NLPNP Skilled Worker Category is for recent graduates who have a Post-Graduate Work Permit (PGWP) and a job or job offer from a Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) employer. The nominees can apply for permanent residence to the Government of Canada – IRCC.

What are the requirements of the NLPNP International Graduate Category?

These are generally the requirements of this program.

  • Have an IRCC Post- Graduation work permit (PGWP). The work permit must have at least 4 months validity remaining at the time of application for the NL Provincial Nominee Program
  • Have a full-time job or job offer:
    • In a NOC 0, A or B occupation, or a NOC C occupation, provided the occupation is in an In-Demand Occupation (For graduates of Memorial University or College of the North Atlantic, all NOC C occupation is included, details explained in the last requirement)
    • That guarantees a minimum of 30 hours per week for the applicant.
    • That is at least one year in duration with a reasonable expectation of extension.
    • From an eligible Newfoundland and Labrador employer.
    • That compensates the applicant in the form of a salary or hourly wage (not commission).
    • Meets provincial employment standards and prevailing wage rates.
    • Meet NOC code employment requirements for that occupation.
    • That is not a contractual or locum position (short-term positions usually less than twelve months in duration with little or no possibility of extension)
  • Be 21 to 59 years old.
  • Have the intention and ability to settle permanently in NL.
  • Hold sufficient settlement funds and financial resources to successfully establish themselves and any dependents in NL.
  • Sufficient English or French language capability to perform the employment duties. Language testing is required for NOC C, In-Demand occupations. Minimum language requirements: IELTS-general testing, Listening:4.5,Reading 3.5, Writing:4, Speaking:4; OR, CELPIP-General, Listening:4, Reading:4, Writing:4, Speaking: 4; OR, TEF: la compréhension de l’oral : 145 | la compréhension de l’écrit : 121 | l’expression écrite : 181 | l’expression orale : 181
  • If the applicant has an ownership stake in a business in which they are employed, then the applicant’s share of ownership cannot exceed 10%.
  • If the applicant completed their studies at a recognized public post-secondary institution outside of NL, their job or job offer must be directly related to the field of study. Out-of-province graduates must work for a minimum of one year in NL prior to submission of an NLPNP application.
  • Applicants to the International Graduate category should hold either:
    • a full-time, indeterminate position related to their field of study, or
    • a position that is commensurate with their skills, experience and/or training.

Applicants are permitted to hold a position that is not directly related to their field of study, provided the applicant is a graduate of Memorial University or College of the North Atlantic and that the applicant’s position meets all of the following criteria:

  • Requires a post-secondary degree or diploma.
  • Corresponds to National Occupational Classification (NOC) skill level 0, A, B or C.
  • Can reasonably be expected to lead to career advancement for the applicant.
  • Is in a field in which the applicant has a recent (i.e. in the last 5 years) combination of skill, experience and/or training, according to the NOC description, as defined by Employment and Social Development Canada.
  • Is full-time for indeterminate.
  • Responds to a perceived labour market need in NL. (The employer may be asked to explain how the position responds to a perceived labour market need in their organization/business.)

You and your employer must provide various documents to support your application. Springwind Immigration professional team will help you to complete the complicated application process. You can reach us by ways of:

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