The Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program has 3 programs:
To apply for the Atlantic Intermediate-Skilled Program, you must:
In the last 3 years, you must have worked at least 1,560 hours. This is how many hours you would have worked in 1 year if you worked 30 hours per week.
Here is how to calculate your hours:
Any periods of self-employment will not be included when calculating the period of qualifying work experience.
You can use your work experience to qualify for the Atlantic Intermediate Skilled Program in 2 different ways.
You have work experience at National Occupational Classification (NOC) skill level C.
NOC skill level C is a type of job that usually requires a secondary (high school) education and/or job-specific training, such as:
You have work experience as one of the following:
You also have one of the following job offers:
You must have 1 of the following:
You need an educational credential assessment (ECA) report from a recognized organization to show your credential is valid and equal to a Canadian credential. If you already have an ECA report, it must be less than 5 years old when we receive your permanent resident application.
You must take one of the language tests we approve. It will show you can communicate in English or French well enough to live and work in Canada.
If you have taken an approved test, you can send those results if they:
You need to have enough money to support yourself and your family when you get to Canada. The amount you need depends on the size of your family. The size of your family also includes anyone you support who isn’t immigrating with you.
If you’re already living and working in Canada with a valid work permit, you don’t need to show proof.
You must have a job offer that meets all of these requirements:
You must meet employment requirements for the job you are offered. You can find these requirements in the NOC. The job doesn’t need to be in the same NOC as other jobs you’ve had.
Atlantic Intermediate Skilled Program : When you and the employer have completed all the steps, you can submit your permanent residence application.
To save time, start filling in your application before all of the steps are completed. Gather the documents that go with your application as soon as you can.