Check the requirements to make sure you select the right job.
The experience can be gained from inside or outside Canada.
You do not need any work experience.
Workers apply as either high-skilled workers or intermediate-skilled workers. High-skilled workers need their one year of work experience to be at skill type/level 0, A, or B. Intermediate-skilled workers need their one year of work experience to be at the skill level C. If you are eligible to apply for both, apply as a high-skilled worker.
You must have:
a Canadian secondary (high school) or post-secondary certificate, diploma or degree,
been a full-time student in Canada for at least two years
graduated in the last 12 months when you apply
lived in one of the Atlantic provinces for at least 16 months in the last 2 years before you graduated
had the visa or permit needed to work, study or train in Canada
Your study or training program cannot be:
English or French second language courses for more than half of the program, or
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.
Note: Starting in early March 2017, Pilot candidates will be able to apply for a temporary work permit if the job needs to be filled urgently. If your future employer would like you to apply for a temporary work permit first, you will need to commit to apply for permanent residence within 90 days of your application being submitted.
More details will be available March 2017.
You must have a job offer that is:
from a designated employer in an Atlantic province (New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, or Prince Edward Island)
reviewed by the province (details on the endorsement process will be available in early March 2017)
Your job offer does not need to be in the same occupation as your past work experience. However, you need to meet employment requirements for the job you are offered. The requirements are listed in the NOC.
Your results must be less than two years old when you apply.
Proof of funds
You will need to show that you have enough money to support yourself and your family after you immigrate. The amount you need depends on the size of your family and includes family members you support that are not immigrating with you.
You do not need to show proof if you are already living and working in Canada with a valid work permit.
To help you settle in Canada, you must have a needs assessment before you immigrate. After the assessment, you will get a plan. The plan will tell you: