Express entry Labour Market Stream

Express entry Labour Market Stream

Express Entry Labour Market Stream

The Express Entry Labour Market Stream (EELMS) is one of the mainstream programs being run under the New Brunswick PNP, operated by the New Brunswick Province. EELMS is specially designed to focus on highly skilled foreign workers who can actively contribute to the economy of New Brunswick.

Note: The New Brunswick EELMS functions on the basis of the Expression of Interest (EOI) system, and only accepts the EOIs from the interested applicants who fulfil specific conditions that are different from the eligibility criteria for this stream. As of 26 July 2019, EELMS accepts only the EOIs from those applicants who fulfil the criteria mentioned below

  • Must have the Express Entry profile that is currently active.
  • Must be currently working and staying in New Brunswick province, a job offer letter is required to be included in the application along with the EOI.
  • Must be working at a job with NOC level 0, A, or B, NOC code is mandatory to be included in the application along with the EOI.
  • Must possess a genuine Canadian Work Permit that is valid.
  • Must appear for a valid language test in English or French and the scores must be equal to CLB 7.
  • Must have an ECA determining their education is equal to a Canadian High School diploma

An invite will be sent to all the interested applicants who are nominated via the New Brunswick EELMS to submit their application for the Canadian PR. EELMS is associated with the federal Express Entry immigration system. To become eligible to apply under EELMS, an applicant is required to have an active profile created in Express Entry under the Federal Skilled Worker program.

The New Brunswick province organizes various events overseas at regular intervals for all the foreign nationals who are willing to move to Canada. All the successful applicants who applied under EELMS will then become eligible to move to Canada via the New Brunswick PNP or the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program (AIP).

Program Requirements

Requirement
Express Entry Profile Yes
Connection to Province No
Job Offer No
Language Proficiency CLB 7
Level of Education High school
Work Experience 1 Year working at NOC level 0, A, or B
Investment Requirement None

The New Brunswick EELMS is associated with the federal Express Entry system. To become eligible to apply under EELMS, an applicant is required to have an active profile created in Express Entry under the Federal Skilled Worker program.

All the interested candidates are required to appear for a language proficiency test in English or French and the score must be equal to the CLB level 7.

An applicant must have an ECA determining their education is equal to a Canadian High School diploma

An applicant must have a minimum of 1 year of work experience working at a full-time job along with the NOC level 0, A, or B,

An applicant must age between 22 and 55 years on the day of receipt of their application.

Applicants are required to score a minimum of 67 points on the selection factors of this stream

To submit an EOI under this stream all the applicants must become eligible by fulfilling the eligibility criteria. The criteria for submitting an EOI varies from the eligibility criteria of the stream and it also tends to change more often. As of 1st October 2018, this program was temporarily closed and had stopped accepting new EOIs. Those applicants who are interested in applying under this stream will have to wait till the program reopens.

All the applicants are required to fulfil the necessary requirements of the settlement funds as framed by the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).

The New Brunswick EELMS functions on the basis of an EOI system. All the eligible interested applicants are required to submit their profile to the pool of federal Express Entry system and submit their profile along with an EOI to the New Brunswick PNP via email. The New Brunswick PNP sometimes also pauses the process of accepting the new EOIs. The New Brunswick province never discloses the time when they will start accepting new EOIs.

All the eligible interested applicants will be selected on the basis of their rankings on the New Brunswick EELMS Selection Factors. All the eligible interested applicants who received an invite to apply are required to submit their full application within 60 days after receiving the letter of invitation.

Once the provincial nomination is accepted, an applicant will be rewarded with 600 CRS points with a guarantee of receiving an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for Canadian PR in the next Express Entry draw system.

Once an applicant receives an ITA, he/she must apply for the Canadian PR and submit the official application within the given time frame. All the applications submitted via Express Entry usually has a processing period of 6 months.

Selection Factors For New Brunswick EELMS

Factors Max Points
Language Proficiency 28
Education 25
Age 12
Work Experience 15
Arranged Employment 10
Adaptability 10
Minimum Pass Score 67