NL PNP Express Entry Skilled Worker
The NL PNP Express Entry Skilled Worker stream selects applicants who:
- Have a profile in the federal Express Entry System;
- Have a valid job offer;
- And want to settle in the province.
Who can apply under the NL PNP Express Entry Skilled Worker?
You can apply to this stream if:
- you live outside Canada, and
- have a job offer from a Newfoundland and Labrador employer.
- Also, the employer giving the job must show proof of hiring.
Also, the applicant getting the job offer must:
- Have been accepted in the Express Entry system and must have a valid express entry key code;
- In the PNP assessment grid, the applicant must score a minimum of 67 out of 100;
- Must have a job offer which:
- Is full-time and regular
- Meets the current labour and wage rate standards
- Must not clash with any existing bargaining agreement; or
- Be in a labour dispute.
- Have a valid IRCC work permit or can apply for one;
- Must have a Canadian degree or diploma, or an Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) report that must prove that foreign degree or diploma is at par with Canadian education standards;
- Give proof of having a license and or certificate to do a regulated job (if applicable);
- Give proof of settlement funds and show the intent of permanently settling in the province;
- Have a minimum language skill level in English/French.
NL PNP Express Entry Skilled Worker Points Assessment Grid
To qualify in this stream, all applicants must get a minimum of 67 scores out of 100 as per the Points Assessment Grid. Your profile must get a score against these 5 factors such as:
- Education level and training
- Language skill level
- Skilled work experience
- Labour market connection and adaptability
|Age (Maximum 12 points)|
|Less than 18 years||0|
|18 – 21 years||8|
|21 – 33 years||12|
|34 – 45 years||10|
|46 – 50||8|
Education Level and training
|Education Level and training (Maximum 28 points)|
|Bachelor’s degree with at least 3 years of a full-time study program||23|
|A Department of Advanced Education and Skills approved trade certificate which is equal to journeyperson status in the province||23|
|Minimum 2 years of a full-time post-secondary degree, diploma, certificate or a certificate which is equal to the same||18|
|Minimum 1 year of a full-time post-secondary degree, diploma, certificate or a certificate which is equal to a trade certificate||15|
Language Skill Level
To qualify all applicants must give valid language test results to show that they have job-ready English/French language skills. To do so give 1 of the test results for:
- IELTS (English)
- CELPIP (English)
- TEF (French)
- TCF (French)
Your language results must show that you meet the minimum Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) to qualify and must not be more than 2 years old at the time of application.
|Language Skill Level (Maximum 27 points)|
|CLB 8 and higher||27|
Skilled Work Experience
All applicants must have work experience in a NOC 0, A, B, or C skill level job. This job experience must be related to the applicant’s field of education or training. As per this factor, applicants must have:
- Minimum 1-year work experience within 10 years in a skilled profession (non-trades); or
- Minimum 2 years of work experience within 5 years in a skilled trade; or
- Minimum 12 months within 3 years of skilled work experience (trades and non-trades) in Canada.
|Skilled Work Experience (Maximum 20 points)|
|Skilled work experience gained in recent past 5 years before applying to the program|
|Skilled work experience gained in recent past 10 years before applying to the program|
Labour Market Connection and Adaptability
|Labour Market Connection and Adaptability (Maximum 13 points)|
|The applicant or its spouse has a close relative in Newfoundland and Labrador and this relative is a permanent resident or a Canadian citizen.
Close relative refers to mother/father, brother/sister, uncle/aunt, nephew/niece, grandparents, stepfamily members or in-laws of the same relationships
|Past work experience of minimum 12 months within 3 years on a valid work permit in the province||3|
|Past study experience of minimum 1 year on a valid study permit from a Newfoundland and Labrador recognized educational institute||