The Atlantic High Skilled Program is an employer-driven immigration program that invites foreign nationals to settle as permanent residents in one of the four Atlantic Canadian provinces, which are Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, and Labrador.
Through the Atlantic High Skilled Program, the Atlantic Canada helps the local employers and communities recruit skilled workers as well as retain global talent to support:
- Population growth of the region
- Develop a skilled workforce
- Improve employment rate in the region
- Requirement of local employers
- Economic growth
To apply for immigration to Atlantic Canada through Atlantic High Skilled Program, one must do:
The candidate is eligible to apply for this program if they have work experience of 1560 hours in the past three years inside or outside Canada. The work experience must be listed under National Occupational Classification (NOC) TEER level 0, 1, 2, or 3.
In case they are not eligible for Atlantic High-Skilled Program, check eligibility for the Atlantic Intermediate-Skilled Program.
To be eligible, candidates must possess a certificate, diploma, or degree from a recognized institute, or have an educational credential assessment (ECA) report from a recognized organization. Additionally, they must have proficiency in either English or French language.
Proof of funds :
Applicants must provide proof of funds to support themselves and their families in the country.
Candidate must withhold a job offer from a designated employer with an offer made through Offer of Employment to a Foreign National form. It should be a full-time, paid, non-seasonal, with skill type listed under NOC with the validity of a minimum of 1 year.
The last step is to submit the application after all the steps that have been completed by the candidate and their employer.
In case you have queries or confusion related to the Atlantic High-Skilled Program, feel free to connect with our RCICs (Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants) to get all the detailed answers.