Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program (AIPP) provides an immigration pathway to the skilled immigrants and international graduates who want to live and work in Atlantic province of Canada: Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick

AIPP is an employer-driven immigration program that is implemented in order to help the Atlantic employers to hire qualified candidates that they are not able to fill locally. For to be eligible under AIPP, immigrants must be a recent graduate of a publicly funded institution in Atlantic region of Canada or a skilled worker who is able to meet the program requirements

 

What are the minimum requirements to apply for AIPP?

There is total of three programs under AIPP. If the candidate is eligible for more than 1 program, they can apply through only one program.

Following are the programs under AIPP and the respective requirements in order to apply under those programs:

  • Atlantic International Graduate Program: Candidate must-
    • Have a degree, diploma or another credential from a publicly funded institution in an Atlantic province
    • Have lived in Atlantic province for minimum 16 months in 2 years before getting degree, diploma or credential
    • Take a language test to show the proficiency in English or French language
    • Show they can support themselves and the family members after their move to Canada
  • Atlantic High-Skilled Program: In general, the candidate must –
    • Have worked in management, professional or technical/skilled job for minimum of one year
    • Have a minimum Canadian high school diploma or equivalent education
    • Take a language test to show the proficiency in English or French language
    • Show they can support themselves and the family members after their move to Canada
  • Atlantic Intermediate-Skilled Program: Candidate must –
    • Have worked in a job that requires a high school education and/or job-specific training for a minimum of one year
    • Have a minimum Canadian high school diploma or equivalent education
    • Take a language test to show the proficiency in English or French language
    • Show they can support themselves and the family members after their move to Canada

Note: Candidate must get a job offer from a designated employer in Atlantic Canada to participate in the pilot

 

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How Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program (AIPP) Works?

As mentioned before, the immigration pilot program is an employer-driven immigration program. Applicant arriving under this program, they must have a job offer from a designated employer and a settlement plan.

Designated employers, once they find a skilled immigrant for the vacant job post and the immigrant is able to meet the program criteria, they can offer them the vacant job. Designated employers are not required to go through the process of obtaining a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA).

Employers must provide the candidate with a temporary work permit. In order to obtain the work permit, the candidate is required to have:

  • Valid job offer
  • Letter from the province
  • Commitment to applying for PR within 90 days of temporary work permit application

 

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