Newfoundland & Labrador

The Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Nominee Program (NLPNP) can provide an alternate and quicker entry into Canada. It allows Newfoundland and Labrador Province to nominate applicants who qualify under provincially established criteria for Permanent Resident Status.

The NLPNP offers:

  • a quicker immigration process for qualified skilled workers, family members, international graduates and entrepreneurs who wish to settle permanently in Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • assistance from provincial program officers who are available to explain the program requirements and processes.

There are four categories under which you can apply.

International Graduate:

The NLPNP International Graduate Category is for international students who have graduated from a recognized post-secondary educational institution in Canada, to be considered for nomination for permanent residence in Canada.

Graduates interested in applying under this category must do so within two years of the date of their graduation.

Learn more: International Graduate

Family Connections:

The NLPNP Family Connections Category is for Canadian citizens or Permanent Residents who wish to sponsor an eligible family member (referred to as the Relative) for Permanent Residence.

Learn more: Family Connections

Skilled Worker:

he NLPNP Skilled Worker category exists to nominate individuals who have specialized skills that are deemed as having a critical impact on the operations of an employer in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Learn more: Skilled Worker


This program is currently under revision. If you are an entrepreneur and are interested in immigrating to our province please enquire here:


Phone: (709) 729-5847

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