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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