Newfoundland and Labrador Immigration Provincial Nominee Program

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The Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Nominee Program

The Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Nominee Program recruits foreign workers who have specialized occupational or entrepreneurial skills. Through an agreement with the Government of Canada, the provincial government may nominate immigrants, who can contribute to the economic and social goals of the province, for permanent resident status.




About the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador

Population: 519,716
Land Mass: 405,000 km2
Capital City: St. John’s
Major Cities/Attractions: St. John’s
Industry: Fishing
GDP Per Capita: $33,624
Official Language: English
Postal Abbreviation: NL
Newfoundland and Labrador in relation to the rest of Canada By EOZyo (Based on Image:Canada (geolocalisation).svg) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

General information about Newfoundland and Labrador

Newfoundland and Labrador is a province of Canada on the country’s Atlantic coast in northeastern North America. This easternmost Canadian province comprises two main parts: the island of Newfoundland off the country’s eastern coast, and Labrador on the mainland, to the northwest of the island. Although Labrador is very large, the population is extraordinarily low with 92% of the province’s population living on the island of Newfoundland.  The City of St John’s is the Capital and also the largest city in the province.


Industries of Newfoundland and Labrador

The service Industry offers the most employment in the Province with industries such as financial services, health care and public administration. Other significant industries are mining, oil production and manufacturing. Newfoundland & Labrador has a largely increasing tourism industry leading to growing employment in the hospitality sector.


Climate of Newfoundland and Labrador

Newfoundland and Labrador is home to a variety of climates and weather. The weather is completely different in Labrador than it is in Newfoundland. Also the weather varies whether you are on the east or west coast. Overall Newfoundland has one of the harshest climates in Canada. The table below shows the average seasonal temperature by city/town.

City/Town Average Temp °C


Average Temp °C


St John’s 20°C/11°C -1°C/-9°C
Corner brook 22°C/13°C -3°C/-10°C
Goose Bay 20°C/10°C -13°C/-23°C


About the Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Nominee Program

Nominees must settle in the province and have sufficient ability to communicate in either English or French. Depending upon the program category in which an application is submitted, specific financial and other criteria will apply. Immigroup helps applicants wishing to live and work in this province under the following Provincial Nominee Programs:

Newfoundland and Labrador Skilled Worker PNP

This category is for individuals who have a guaranteed offer of employment from a Newfoundland and Labrador employer, or are already working in the province on a valid Work Permit.


Newfounland and Labrador Express Entry

Newfoundland participates in Canada’s Express Entry immigration system; the qualifications are different than for the regular Skilled Worker program for the Newfoundland PNP.

International Graduates of Newfoundland and Labrador PNP

This category is for recent graduates who have a Post-Graduate Work Permit and a job or job offer from a Newfoundland and Labrador employer.

Newfoundland Business/Entrepreneur PNP – CLOSED

This category is for individuals who wish to start a business or purchase an existing business in Newfoundland and Labrador. This program is no longer taking new applicants.

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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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