FAQs

 

I am interested in visiting Newfoundland and Labrador. How do I plan a visit?

To plan a visit and to check out the local attractions you should visit www.newfoundlandandlabrador.com . This site will help you decide what kind of attractions you might like to enjoy while you are in the province. If you are planning a trip with the intention of immigrating then go to www.nlpnp.ca.

How much money do I need to immigrate to Newfoundland and Labrador?

The Government of Canada requires proof that the applicant has enough money to support himself or herself as well as any dependants after arrival in Canada. You cannot borrow this money from another person. You will need to provide proof of your funds when you submit your application. The amount of money that you need to have to support your family is determined by the size of your family. The federal regulations are as follows:

Number Family Members       Funds Required (CAD$)

1 $11,931
2 $14,853
3 $18,260
4 $22,170
5 $25,145
6 $28,359
7 or more $31,574

The amount of money that you need to be selected as a Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Nominee will depend on other factors, such as whether you have a job in Newfoundland and Labrador or if you have relatives who can support you. We may ask for further information about your financial resources, as necessary. 

What is the Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Nominee Program?

The Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Nominee Program was created through an agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. It allows the province to recruit immigrants in order to meet its socio-economic and labour market needs. A person who is nominated by Newfoundland and Labrador is eligible to apply for a permanent resident visa at a Canadian visa office abroad, under the federal immigration category of Economic Class-Provincial Nominee.

How do I apply to the Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Nominee Program?

Depending on which category you qualify for (express entry skilled worker, skilled worker or international graduate, the next steps will differ.  
 
Note: Provincial Nominee applicants may not submit the permanent residence application and/or supporting documents to a Canadian visa office until they are instructed to do so by the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. This usually occurs after the applicant has been successfully nominated by the province.

Please visit the PNP website for all Provincial Nominee inquiries and questions: http://www.nlpnp.ca/