Immigrate To Newfoundland and Labrador:
Newfoundland is an island and Labrador is the mainland. Newfoundland and Labrador is the easternmost province of Canada. This province is having an estimated population of nearly 526,702. Here, a lot of people consider English as their mother tongue, so English speaking skills are more important for a newcomer who is looking for a job in Newfoundland and Labrador. This province was home to many French and Irish in the past. This province has also taken part in the World War which lead to a large distress in the economy of this province. At the time of distress in the economy of the province, the population decreased to nearly 60,000 and the people in the province were unemployed and as a result, the unemployment rates increased. However, now it is the province which accelerating faster than other provinces with booming employment rates and also booming economy.
Now let’s discuss about the various Canada visa programs and which program can help you to immigrate to Newfoundland and Labrador.
How to Immigrate To Newfoundland and Labrador?
Below are 5 simple steps which will help you to gain Canada visa:
Step-2: Have 2-3 copies of all the required documents both, electronically and paper. Download the application form online or obtain the form from the nearest Visa Application Center (VAC) and fill out the details in the application form. You can apply online or on paper, here we will discuss about applying on paper as applying online is easier than applying on paper.
Step-3: After you are done with the details in the application form, visit the nearest Visa Application Center (VAC) and submit your application form and copies of your documents and photographs of required specifications. You also need to submit a checklist and tick all the documents you are about to submit. It is mandatory to submit the checklist and the application form at the same time.
Step-4: After submitting the forms and documents, you will be given a receipt which contains a unique tracking ID
Step-5: Using the tracking ID, track the progress of your application online.
These are the 5 simple steps which will help you to apply for Canadian visa.
Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Nominee Program:
This is a special program particularly for Newfoundland and Labrador province. Using this program, you can immigrate to Newfoundland and Labrador. But there will be a lot of competition as people all over the world who wish to work in Newfoundland and Labrador will apply for immigration under this program.
Applicants who apply for Express entry need to obtain the NLPNP certification by which you can then apply for a permanent resident visa. The process of your application for express entry is faster compared to other ways of immigration to Newfoundland and Labrador. The processing time gets completed within 6 months and you can take off for a permanent stay in Newfoundland and Labrador. There are basically two options to gain the Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Nominee Program certification. The first way is by applying directly to the Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Nominee Program. If this way is successful, then you need to register for an Express entry account of yours showing that you are a provincial nominee by providing the number provided n your nomination certificate. The second way is to create an Express entry profile which shows your interest to immigrate to Newfoundland and Labrador. Youwill then be provided with an Intimation of Interest (NOI) from the officials inviting you to apply for the Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial nomination Program.
Other than the Express Entry, there are other categories or streams under which you can apply for immigration to Newfoundland and Labrador. In fact, a total of three categories exist under NLPNP.
1) Skilled Workers Category:
Foreign workers who have the required skills and knowledge which can develop the economy of the NL province are recruited into the province under this category. By doing this, it will be a mutually beneficial situation as the province will be gaining a person who can develop the economy of the province and on the other hand, the worker will also have a job which will provide him with enough money and satisfaction. Applicants under this category need to have a full-time employment opportunity received from an individual who is working in a company within the province itself. The worker should not violate any existing employment rules and regulations.
2) International Graduate Category:
Under this category, applicants are provided with permanent residence and the applicants need to be a graduate from a recognized post-graduate institution in Canada itself. This stream is taken up by mostly graduates of Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) who wish to remain in the province and work for the province’s economy.
3) Immigrant Entrepreneur Category:
Applicants under this category need to start up or purchase a business which is included in the province’s Strategic Sector list. The business you start up or purchase need to be related to manufacturing, natural resources, agriculture, health care, and knowledge-based industries. You must have the required skills and knowledge about businesses and the required work experience then only you can set up or purchase a business in the province and help develop the economy of the province.
So, these are the categories under which you can apply for immigration to Newfoundland and Labrador.