Atlantic Immigration Pilot

Nova Scotia

This is a pilot program launched by our government to support and bring growth to the economy of Atlantic Canada. The participating provinces are New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, and Labrador.

  • 1. Atlantic International Graduate Program

    • Attended a recognized, publicly funded Atlantic Institution as a full-time student for a minimum of 2 years at a post-secondary. level. Resident in the Atlantic province for 16 to 24 months before graduation. Work Experience is not applicable.

    • NOC 0/A/B/C Job offer only full time for 1 year.

    • Work experience is not applicable.

  • 2. Atlantic High-Skilled Program

    • Work experience in NOC 0/A/B with a minimum of 1 year within the last 3 years.

    • The job offer is in NOC 0/A/B only of full time for 1 year.

  • 3. Atlantic Intermediate skilled Program

    • Work experience in NOC C or as a nurse (NOC 3012 or 3233) with a minimum of 1 year in the last 3 years.

    • Job offer in NOC 0/AB/C and NOC 3413/4412 for nursing work experience and full time.

1,2,3 Job offer is a must and non-seasonal from a designated employer in NS, PEI, NFL, and NB, CLB 4, a work permit is optional, 12.5% of LICO, intent to reside in the province is a must. Evidence of educational credential assessment if education is foreign.