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NBPNP- Express Entry Labour Market Stream open for IT Professionals & other Occupations

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 31, Jan 2018

visas default image The Express Entry Labour Market Stream of New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program (NBPNP) is open for IT and some other occupations. The NBPNP is the popular Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) of Canadian province New Brunswick. It operates in agreement with the federal government of Canada, which authorizes New Brunswick to nominate fixed number of people for Canadian permanent residency ever year.

An overview of New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program (NBPNP)

The New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program (NBPNP) is basically an economic immigration program which choose and nominated the suitable applicants from all parts of the world under skilled workers and business category, i.e. the people who are fit to live in the province of New Brunswick and make valuable contribution the provincial economy and development. Like other Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) of Canada, NBPNP also has various streams to allow applicants to apply for provincial nomination under different categories, i.e. skilled workers with family support, entrepreneurs, graduates, skilled workers with employer support. Every category has the different set of Eligibility requirements. Also read- Ontario has issued 2nd round of Invitations to Express Entry candidates under OINP-HCP stream

Express Entry Labour Market Stream of NBPNP

The applicants who have their profile registered in federal express entry system (under Federal Skilled Worker category) are eligible to apply in Express Entry Labour Market Stream of New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program (NBPNP). The applicants interested in applying in new NBPNP- Express Entry Labour Market Stream require to submit complete EOI (Expression of Interest) to New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program. As per provincial government, the NBPNP has temporarily opened the EOI process for the applicants, who have work experience in any of the below New Brunswick priority occupations:

PLEASE NOTE:The New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program (NBPNP) istemporarilyopeningthe Expression of Interest(EOI) process to applicants who have attended an information session in the previous 24 months (since January 30, 2016) and who also are in one of the priority occupations listed below:

  • Software engineers and designers (2173)
  • Database analysts and data administrators (2172)
  • Computer programmers and interactive media developers (2174)
  • Information systems analysts and consultants (2171)
  • Computer network technician (2281)
  • Cooks (6322)
  • Restaurant and food service managers (0631)
  • Accounting technicians and bookkeepers (1311)
  • Managers in health care (0311)
  • Retail sales supervisors (6211)

Temporary Opening of EOIs

However, to be able to submit the EOI for the Labour market stream of New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program (NBPNP), an applicant need to meet the eligibility parameters, i.e. ECA, valid and present language program, appropriate work experience, enough funds, etc. New Brunswick will announce the closure of the temporary opening of Expression of Interests, once the quota of applications allocated to the province reaches to its limit. Once present temporary opening for EOIs is closed, the province will only accept the Expression of Interests from applicants presently working in the province or who have an employment offer from the employer in New Brunswick.

Criteria for EOI assessment

Find below the ranking and assessment criteria for the EOIs submitted in NBPNP- Express entry Labour market stream:
  • Top point score as per the point system of NBPNP
  • Proof of training and experience in a high priority labour sector.
  • To show the ability to establish economically in New Brunswick.
  • High potential in terms of contributing to New Brunswicks labour market and economy.
The successful applicants will become eligible to get provincial nomination from New Brunswick and subsequently the 600 additional CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) points in federal express entry system. Such high CRS points ensure the ITS (invitation to apply) Canada PR from IRCC in the subsequent express entry draw. If you seek advice, assistance and complete documentation support to apply Canada PR visa through NBPNP, Express Entry System, or any other Provincial Nominee Program of Canada, you may contact certified Canada immigration expert at Visas Avenue on Toll Free Number- 78-18-000-777 or e-mail your queries to


Rajneesh Kumar

Rajneesh Kumar is a well-known writer,blogger and content creator. His passion and expertise in writing content on Immigration, visa, political affairs, News, current affairs, etc. makes him one of the best professional writers around.

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