New Brunswick Express Entry Labour Market Stream

New Brunswick Express Entry Labour Market Stream : All You Need To Know

The New Brunswick Express Entry Labour Market Stream of New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program (NBPNP)  was launched with an aim to use the Express Entry  system of IRCC  (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada) to meet the specific labour market and demographic needs of New Brunswick. In order to be eligible to apply for New Brunswick Express Entry Labour Market Stream, the candidate must score a minimum 67 points out of 100 in the selection factors for the Federal Skilled Worker Class and meet other criteria.

New Brunswick Express Entry Labour Market Stream: Accepting applications

New Brunswick Express Entry Labour Market Stream opens to accept Expressions of Interest (EOIs) from eligible candidates once in every month. Once this quota is filled, applications are accepted from those currently working in New Brunswick, those who demonstrate French as a first language and those who have experience in one of the priority occupations of the program.

How to submit EoI for New Brunswick Express Entry Labour Market Stream

The first step in submitting EoI for New Brunswick Express Entry Labour Market Stream is to find out if you are eligible for the program. If you meet the requirements for the program, you can fill the EoI form and submit it.

Based on the information you provide, you will be assessed based on the following criteria:

  • Highest score
  • Training and experience in a high priority sector

-Demonstrated capacity to economically establish yourself in New Brunswick

-Chances of you contributing positively to the New Brunswick labour market

If NBPNP finds you eligible for New Brunswick Express Entry Labour Market Stream, you will receive an invitation to apply by mail, after which you must submit a full application for the New Brunswick Express Entry Labour Market Stream within 60 calendar days. If your application is successful, you will be able to receive NBPNP nomination within 30 days.

Eligibility requirements for New Brunswick Express Entry Labour Market Stream

In order to be eligible for New Brunswick Express Entry Labour Market Stream, a candidate must:

  • Be between 22 to 55 of age
  • Have required level of proficiency either English or French
  • Canadian secondary or post-secondary level education. If the candidate studied in a foreign country, an Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) report, issued by an organization designated by Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will be required.
  • Minimum one year of experience in the primary occupation. The experience must be earned within 10 years before submitting the application
  • Sign a form expressing Commitment to Live and Work in New Brunswick
  • Demonstrate financial capacity to support oneself as well as all dependent family members while settling in the province.

Selection factors for New Brunswick Express Entry Labour Market Stream

In order to be eligible for New Brunswick Express Entry Labour Market Stream, the candidates must score a minimum of 67 out of 100 on the points grid. Points are awarded based on credentials–education, language ability, work experience, age, adaptability factors, and whether the candidate has an arranged job offer from a New Brunswick-based employer.

Maximum points for each factor:

Selection factorPoints
Education25
Language ability in English and/or French28
Work experience15
Age12
Arranged employment in New Brunswick10
Adaptability10
Total100
Points required to be eligible67

 

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