Newfoundland & Labrador - Skilled Worker Category
What is NLPNP Skilled Worker Category?
The NLPNP Skilled Worker Category is for international workers whose skills are beneficial to the labour market. Eligible applicants are required to have a guaranteed offer of employment from a local employer, or be currently working in the province on a valid work permit. Employers must also demonstrate a need for the applicant’s skill set. The nominees can apply for permanent residence to the Government of Canada – IRCC.
What are the requirements of the NLPNP Skilled Worker Category?
These are generally the requirements of this program.
- A full-time job or job offer. The job or job offer should be for at least two years with the possibility of extension, from an eligible Newfoundland and Labrador employer. Pay should be in the form of a salary and benefits package that meets provincial employment standards and prevailing wage rates.
- Qualifications, training, skills, and/or accreditation required for the job.
- Be 21 to 59 years old.
- An Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) Work Permit with at least 4 months remaining at time of application, or are entitled to apply for one.
Note: for Post-Graduate Work Permit holders, they should apply under the International Graduate category or Express Entry- skilled worker category, rather than the Skilled Worker Category.
- The intention and ability to settle permanently in Newfoundland and Labrador.
- Sufficient settlement funds and financial resources to successfully establish yourself and any dependents in Newfoundland and Labrador.
- English or French language capability to perform the employment duties. PLEASE NOTE: Occupations classified in NOC Code C or D will have to meet 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%.
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: