Atlantic Immigration Pilot Programs
Updated: Oct 11, 2019
The Atlantic Immigration Pilot is a pathway to permanent residence for skilled foreign workers and international graduates who want to work and live in one of Canada’s 4 Atlantic Provinces:
1. Newfoundland & Labrador
2. Prince Edward Island (PEI)
3. Nova Scotia
4. New Brunswick
There are three programs to choose from as follows.
Program A: International Graduates
Who is this program ideal for? If you have lived and studied in an Atlantic province or are considering applying for a study permit or student visa in the future, this is the program for you.
Eligibility is assessed according to the following factors:
- candidate has lived in Atlantic Canada for at least 16 months in the past 2 years
- has completed at least a 2 year program at a publicly funded institution (private schools are not eligible) on a student visa or permit
- was a full time student
- take an approved language test and achieve CLB 4 or higher
- have sufficient funds to support yourself (see table below based on