New Brunswick Express Entry Labour Market Stream

New Brunswick Express Entry Labour Market Stream

This stream helps NB to select profiles from the Federal Express Entry System. So, it can fulfil its labour market needs. If you want to apply for the New Brunswick Express Entry Labour Market Stream then you must submit an Expression of Interest (EOI). The stream will select you if you meet the following terms:

  • Firstly, have a valid Express Entry Profile and a Job Seeker Validation code.
  • Secondly, are currently living and working in NB. Also, your job falls in NOC 0, A, or B. Besides you have a valid letter of employment.
  • Also, have a valid Canadian work permit.
  • Further, show proof of language skills.
  • Besides, you must have a valid Educational Credential Assessment (ECA).

 

Who can apply?

To apply, meet the following terms:

  • Firstly, the age must be between 22 to 55.
  • Secondly, you must have a CLB 7 score or above in English/French. Also, your test score cannot be more than 2 years at the time of applying. Besides, submit test results for English – IELTS/CELPIP, French – TEF/TCF.
  • Also, you must have a Canadian post-secondary degree Or an ECA report verifying foreign education level as equal to Canada’s post-secondary education.
  • Further, have a minimum 12months (1560 hours) regular, primary occupation, skilled work (NOC 0, A, B) experience. Besides, Express Entry Labour Market Express Entry Stream does not consider work experience through self-employment, full -time student work experience, internships, co-op work, volunteer work.
  • Besides, show intent to live and work in NB.
  • Finally, show proof of funds.


NB Express Entry Labour Market Stream – Selection Factors

Selection Factors Maximum Points (out of 100)
Education 25
Language Skills English/French 28
Work Experience 15
Age 12
Arranged Employment in NB 10
Adaptability 10

To qualify you must get a minimum of 67 points out of 100.

 

Education

Education Max Points (out of 25)
PhD level or equal 25
Master’s Degree

or

entry-to-practice professional degree

23
2 or more post-secondary degrees (with one degree of at least 3 years) 22
3+ years post-secondary program 21
2-year post-secondary program 19
1-year post-secondary program 15
Secondary School Education 5
Less than Secondary level 0


Note: 
Your degree program should be in Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Dentistry, Chiropractic Medicine, Optometry, Podiatry, and Law. Also, all above degree-related jobs must come under NOC Skill Level A and should have a valid license.


Besides, if applying as an international pharmacist or physician, then the following agencies should verify your papers:

  • Medical Council of Canada (MCC)
  • Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada


Language Skills

As per this factor, you can get a maximum of 28 points. To do so submit results for both English and French (First and Second official language) from:

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test
  • Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program (CELPIP) test
  • Test de Connaissance du Français (TCF)
  • Test d’évaluation de Français (TEF)

 

First Official Language Points
  Speaking Listening Reading Writing
Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 9 or higher 6 6 6 6
CLB Level 8 5 5 5 5
CLB Level 7 4 4 4 4
Below CLB Level 7 Not Applicable
Second Official Language Points
CLB Level 5 in all skills 4  
CLB Level 4 or less in any of the four skills 0  


Work Experience

To qualify, show valid work experience. This work experience must be:

  • Firstly, for a minimum of 1year (1560hours), regular, paid, full-time, or equal part-time work experience.
  • Secondly, your work profile must not include unpaid work and internships.
  • Also, the job must be in NOC Skill Level 0, A, or B.


Work Experience Points
6+ years 15
4 – 5 years 13
2 – 3 years 11
1 year 09
Less than 1 year Not Applicable


Age

Age Points
Less than 22 years 0
22 – 35 12
36 11
37 10
38 09
39 08
40 07
41 06
42 05
43 04
44 03
45 02
46 01
47 or above 0

 

 

Arranged Employment in New Brunswick

In this factor, you can get extra points if you have a valid job offer from an NB employer. Before coming to NB you must have a valid job offer.

Arranged Employment (Max 10 points)

 
If you are working with a temporary work permit in Canada. And Your work permit is valid at the time of applying and at the time of issuing of a visa Or you can work without a work permit before issuing of a visa.

 

+

 

Have a positive LMIA work permit from IRCC.

 

+

 

Your current employer details are on your work permit and you have a permanent skilled worker job offer. Also, your employers will hire you after issuance of a permanent residence visa.

10 points
If you are working under an international agreement in Canada that exempts you from LMIA. And Your work permit is valid both at the time of applying and at the time of issuing of a visa. Or you can work without a work permit before issuing of a visa.

 

+

 

Your current employer details are on your work permit and you have a permanent skilled worker job offer. Also, your employers will hire you after issuance of a permanent residence visa.

10 points
If you do not plan to work in Canada before getting a permanent residence visa. Or do not have a valid work visa.

 

Or

 

If you are getting a permanent full-time job offer from an employer other than your current employer in Canada.

 

Or

 

If you are working in an LMIA exempt Canada job. But it does not come under an international trade agreement.

And Your employer is giving you a permanent job offer. Also, promises to hire you after issuing of a permanent residence visa. 10 points


Adaptability

Adaptability Max 10 points
If you have earlier work experience in New Brunswick.

Also, the work experience is in NOC 0, A, or B job. In addition, have a valid work permit or have permission to work without a work permit.

10
You are getting points under the ‘Arranged Employment’ factor of NBPNP EELMS. 05
You have earlier study experience in New Brunswick.

At least 2-year full-time study program (of 2 or more years) at a secondary or post-secondary school in NB.

 

A full-time study experience – a minimum of  15 hours a week.

05
Your spouse/common-law partner has earlier work experience in New Brunswick.

A minimum of 2-year, full-time study program (of 2 or more years) at a secondary or post-secondary school in NB.

 

A full-time study experience – a minimum of 15 hours a week.

05
Your spouse/common-law partner has earlier NB work experience.

Your spouse has a minimum of 1 year full-time, permanent, and valid work experience in NB.

05
You are your spouse (if applicable) have relatives in NB.  05
Your spouse or common-law partner meets the language skills.

Your spouse or common-law partner must get a CLB 4 Level or higher.

Submit test results for IELTS/CELPIP/TCF/TEF. Also, test results cannot be more than 2 years old at the time of applying.

05

 

Who can not apply to the New Brunswick Express Entry Labour Market Stream?

You cannot apply in this program for the following reasons:

  1. Your application is in processing in other Canada immigration program.
  2. You plan to work in NOC Skill Level C or D occupation.
  3. You do not have valid residence proof.
  4. Your humanitarian and compassionate claim is in process or not applicable in Canada.
  5. Canada denies your refugee claim.
  6. You are under a removal order in Canada.
  7. Canada does not allow you to enter the country.
  8. You are in full-time post-secondary education.
  9. Have a valid federal post-graduation work permit and your job is in NOC Skill Level C or D.
  10. You are working as a live-in caregiver.
  11. You are a part-time, seasonal, or casual worker.
  12. Your job profile is not from New Brunswick.
  13. You want to do business in NB or want to go for self-employment.
  14. You are not able to show proof of funds to live and work in New Brunswick.