Atlantic Immigration Pilot

The Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program is an immigration program for four provinces of Canada that enables employers to hire foreign nationals for those jobs that could not be filled locally.

The provinces included are: 

  • Nova Scotia
  • New Brunswick
  • Newfoundland
  • Labrador and Prince Edward Island

Priority areas of AIPP

The pilot program is based on Atlantic Growth Strategy which is focused on the following priority areas:

  • Skilled workforce and immigration
  • Clean growth and climate change
  • Innovation
  • Trade and investment
  • Infrastructure

Employer requirements

  • Should provide information on needing labour
  • Have a business operation in good standard
  • Should commit to work with a service provider organisation on settlement and retention
  • Demonstrate unsuccessful efforts to hire locally
  • Recruit a foreign worker
  • Should provide a settlement plan co-signed with the worker

Candidate requirements

  • Should provide information on needing labour
  • Have a business operation in good standard
  • Should commit to work with a service provider organisation on settlement and retention
  • Demonstrate unsuccessful efforts to hire locally
  • Recruit a foreign worker
  • Should provide a settlement plan co-signed with the worker

The Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program covers three programs in total. The foreign national applying for AIPP must fulfil the requirements of either of the programs. Two of them are for skilled workers and one is for international student graduates. The programs covered are:

Atlantic High-Skilled Program (AHSP) o a job offers from a Designated Employer for 12-months for a position under National Occupational Classification (NOC)

Skill Level 0, A, or B or Work experience – 12 months full time or equivalent to Education – Canadian High School Diploma or foreign equivalent.

  • Language – Canadian Language Benchmark Level 4 on an approved test in English or French
  • Proof of funds
  • Atlantic Intermediate Skilled Program (AISP) o A job offer from a Designated Employer for 12-months for a position under National Occupational Classification (NOC)

Skill Level 0, A, B or C o Work experience – 12 months full time or equivalent at NOC level 0, A, B or C

  • Education – Canadian High School Diploma or foreign equivalent
  • Language – Canadian Language Benchmark Level 4 on an approved test in English or French
  • Proof of funds

 

  • Atlantic International Graduate Program (AIGP) o A job offer from a Designated Employer for 12-months for a position under National Occupational Classification (NOC)

Skill Level 0, A, B or C o Work experience – Not required

  • Education – A completed educational credential (minimum 2 years) from an institution in an Atlantic province where the applicant lived for at least 16 months.
  • Language – Canadian Language Benchmark Level 4 on an approved test in English or French

Proof of funds

Consult for Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program Now

The Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program documentation and filing can be done online with the help of a Canada Certified Immigration Expert. While the process is not difficult, the chances of errors are high. It is advisable that you file your application with proper guidance.

To make it more simplified and to get the best consultation, K. TAGGARZ Co. is at your service. We have helped individuals settle in Canada via the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Programme. Get the best advice now, from one of our immigration counsellors.

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