The Atlantic Immigration Pilot (AIP) has 3 programs:
If you’ve lived and studied in one of the Atlantic provinces, you may be eligible to apply for the Atlantic International Graduate Program.
Atlantic International Graduate Program
To apply for Atlantic International Graduate Program, you must:
To qualify for the, you must:
Atlantic International Graduate Program doesn’t require work experience.
You must meet all of these requirements:
Your study or training program can’t be either:
You can’t apply if you had a scholarship or fellowship requiring you to return to your home country after you graduate.
You can accelerate your studies and complete your education credential in less than 2 years. The education credential must still be considered as part of a 2-year program by the educational institution at which it is being offered.
Note: The entire 2-year program education credential must be obtained from 1 single institution and must have been obtained within 24 months of the date on the application for permanent residence.
Only your education in Canada is considered. However, if you have education credentials from outside Canada you want to include, you must have your education outside Canada assessed.
Even though you were educated in Canada, you must take one of the language tests we approve. The test shows 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.
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.