New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)

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The New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program

The New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program is an immigration program operated on behalf of the Government of New Brunswick by the Ministry of Employment and Immigration in conjunction with Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) to speed up the processing of an application for permanent residence.

If you are unsure whether you qualify for immigration to Canada under the Provincial Nominee Program, book a consultation with one of our qualified immigration consultants.



About the Province of New Brunswick

Population: 750,000 Land Mass: 73,000 km2
Capital City: Fredericton
Major Cities/Attractions: Fredericton, Saint John, Moncton
Industries: Mining, Forestry, Fishing
GDP Per Capita: $42,606
Interesting Fact: New Brunswick is the only officially bilingual province in Canada


General Information about the Province of New Brunswick

New Brunswick is one of the four Atlantic Provinces in Canada (aka The Maritimes). It is the third smallest province by size and it is named for the British royal family of Brunswick-Lüneburg. New Brunswick is located in southeast Canada and borders Quebec and Nova Scotia. It is also called the Loyalist Province. N.B. has a mainland and many islands. The Capital is Frederiction and the largest city is Saint John.


Industries in New Brunswick

New Brunswick’s urban areas are mainly dominated by the health care, educational, retail, finance, and insurance sectors. In addition, heavy industry and port facilities are found in Saint John; Fredericton is dominated by government services, universities, and the military; and Moncton, the largest officially bilingual city in Canada, has developed as a commercial, retail, transportation, and distribution centre with important rail and air terminal facilities.

The rural economy is best known for forestry, mining, mixed farming, and fishing.


The Climate of New Brunswick

Clearly distinguishable seasons characterize the climate. Winters are snowy and cold, and summers are mild and pleasant, and the fall with alternating cold nights and sunny warm days. Temperatures at Fredericton range from an historic extreme low of −35 °F (−37 °C) to an historic extreme high of 99 °F (37 °C). In January the mean daily temperature is 14 °F (−10 °C), and in July it is 67 °F (19 °C). Temperatures are more moderate in the southern coastal regions. Normal annual rainfall is slightly above 30 inches (800 mm), and snowfall averages about 115 inches (2,900 mm); annual precipitation (which factors in snowmelt) amounts to about 43 inches (1,100 mm).


About the New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program

The Program is designed to support New Brunswick’s economic growth by attracting foreign workers. Individuals nominated by the province, together with their spouse and dependent children, are eligible to apply for a permanent resident visa as a Provincial Nominee. Immigroup helps applicants wishing to live and work in the province under the following Provincial Nominee Programs:


New Brunswick Skilled Worker PNP

This program is for individuals who wish to immigrate to New Brunswick who currently have a job in New Brunswick or are overseas and  have a job offer in New Brunswick and the employer intends to sponsor them as a provincial nominee.

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Skilled Worker with Family Support New Brunswick PNP

This program is for individuals who are either a non-dependent child, brother, sister, niece, nephew or grandchild of a New Brunswick resident. The family supporter will sponsor the relative to become a provincial nominee.

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Business/Entrepreneur Stream New Brunswick PNP

The New Brunswick Business/Entrepreneur stream is on hold for the foreseeable future.


PNP Draw Points Cut-Offs

Some of the PNP streams for the provinces of Ontario, Alberta and Manitoba use the same scoring system as Express Entry. Here are the cut-offs for 2021:


PNP Invitations


British Columbia PNP Points Cut-Offs

British Columbia uses its own scoring system:


British Columbia PNP Notifiations


BC Entrepreneur PNP Points Cut-Offs


BC Entrepreneur PNP Notifications


Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program Points Cut-Offs

Saskatchewan uses its own scoring system?


Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program Notifications

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