In order to qualify you need a job offer which meets all of the four requirements listed below

1

Be at least 1 year in duration.

2

Be a management, professional, technical / skilled or intermediate job.

3

Be full-time.

4

Be non-seasonal.

The three sub-programs within the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program

Atlantic High-Skilled Program

The additional requirements of the Atlantic High – Skilled Program are as follows:

  • Your job offer must be classified as NOC 0, A or B
  • You must have worked for at least 1,560 hours in a twelve months period in the past three years
  • Your work experience must have been in one occupation which is classified as NOC 0, A or B
  • The work experience must have been paid
  • You cannot include any self-employed work experience
  • You must have the equivalent of a Canadian high school diploma or higher for which you have obtained an educational credential assessment
  • You must have written an approved language test and a achieved a CLB/NCLC level 4 or higher in all sections of the test
  • You must show that you have the required amount of settlement funds for your family size

Atlantic Intermediate-Skilled Program

The additional requirements of the Atlantic Intermediate-Skilled Program are as follows:

  • Your job offer must be classified as NOC 0, A, B or C
  • You must have worked for at least 1,560 hours in a twelve months period in the past three years
  • Your work experience must have been in one occupation which is classified as NOC C OR you have worked as one of the following:
    • A registered nurse or registered psychiatric nurse (NOC 3012)
    • A licensed practical nurse (NOC 3233)

OR your job offer is in one of the following occupations:

  • a nurse’s aide, orderly or patient services associate (NOC 3413)
  • a home support worker (NOC 4412)
    • The work experience must have been paid
    • You cannot include any self-employed work experience
    • You must have the equivalent of a Canadian high school diploma or higher for which you have obtained an educational credential assessment
    • You must have written an approved language test and a achieved a CLB/NCLC level 4 or higher in all sections of the test
    • You must show that you have the required amount of settlement funds for your family size

Atlantic International Graduate Program

The additional requirements of the Atlantic International Graduate Program are as follows:

  • Your job offer must be classified as NOC 0, A, B or C
  • You must have lived in an Atlantic province for at least 16 months in the 2 years before getting your degree, diploma or credential
  • You must have at least a 2-year degree, diploma, certificate, or trade or apprenticeship credential from a recognized publicly funded institution in an Atlantic province
  • You must have been a full-time student for the entire duration of your studies
  • You must have graduated from this institution in the 24 months before IRCC receives your permanent resident application
  • You must lived in the Atlantic province of the institution granting the education credential for at least 16 months within the 24-month period before the credential was granted
  • You must have had the visa or permit you needed to work, study or train in Canada legally
  • Your study or training program can’t be either:
    • English or French second-language courses for more than half the length of the program
    • distance learning undertaken for more than half the length of the program
  • You can’t apply if you had a scholarship or fellowship requiring you to return to your home country after you graduate
  • You must have written an approved language test and a achieved a CLB/NCLC level 4 or higher in all sections of the test
  • You must show that you have the required amount of settlement funds for your family size

Settlement Funds Required

You will be required to prove that you have enough money to support yourself and your family after you arrive in Canada unless you are already working in Canada on a valid work permit. This money cannot be borrowed and must be available at the time of application.

1 Family Member
$3,240 (CAD)
2 Family Members
$4,034 (CAD)
3 Family Members
$4,959 (CAD)
4 Family Members
$6,021 (CAD)
5 Family Members
$6,829 (CAD)
6 Family Members
$7,702 (CAD)
7 Family Members
$8,575 (CAD)

What’s Next?

Take our free assessment

Complete our free assessment here to have our Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant evaluate whether you would be eligible to immigrate to Canada at this time.... more

Book a full consultation

To review your eligibility and all of your available Canadian immigration options directly with our Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant, book a full consultation right now.... more