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Newfoundland and Labrador Skilled Worker PNP
To qualify under the Skilled Worker category some of the key requirements are: occupation is on Strategic Sector List; job offer from employer in Newfoundland; job offer is in an area listed on the Strategic Sector List; work experience; education; spousal employment; age; language; personal finances; spousal employment; and enough points (50 points out of 100 points) to pass under the assessment test.

Strategic Sector List categories are: 1. Knowledge-based industries; Manufacturing; Natural Resources; Agricultural and Agrifoods; Healthcare; Tourism; Creative and Cultural Industries; and Fisheries.


Work Visas Under Newfoundland and Labrador Skilled Worker PNP
After the applicant has been nominated, Newfoundland and Labrador Skilled Worker PNP will provide the standard letter to the relevant CIC post as well as to the nominee stating that the person is nominated and eligible for a work visa. It should be noted that Newfoundland and Labrador Skilled Worker PNP has a strong preference its PNP applicants to have first already have been in Newfoundland or Labrador on a work visa before applying for PNP.


Newfoundland and Labrador Business PNP
There are two types of Business categories: Immigrant Entrepreneur and Immigrant Partner. To qualify under Immigrant Entrepreneur some of the key requirements are: establishing an active business or purchasing and expanding an existing business in Newfoundland or Labrador in a strategic sector category; net worth of $750,000; minimum liquid assets of $350,000; minimum investment of $200,000 (within Greater St. Johnís region) or minimum investment of $100,000 outside of Greater St. Johnís region; minimum 5 years business experience; good faith deposit of $25,000; exploratory visit; and business plan.

It should be noted upon applicant being nominated the applicant receives Canadian Landed Immigrant status. The applicant will receive a refund of the $25,000 deposit if the applicant within one year is able to show:

1. the required minimum investment was indeed made;
2. the business is fully operational;
3. immigrant entrepreneur maintains residence in Newfoundland; and
4. immigrant entrepreneur is self-employed in the business.

Failure to meet these requirements will result in forfeiture of the $25,000 deposit.
The Immigrant Partner category is intended for prospective immigrants with business and/or entrepreneurial skills and expertise who wish to partner, in a limited manner, with other additional immigrants (to a maximum of 3 additional immigrant partners) in establishing a new business to be located in Newfoundland or Labrador or invest in expanding existing Newfoundland or Labrador company. The net worth and liquidity requirements, investment/equity requirement and good faith performance deposit is the same as the Immigrant Entrepreneur category. There is a slight difference in that the applicant will receive a refund of the $25,000 deposit if the applicant within one year is able to show:

1. the required minimum investment was made;
2. the applicant is actively involved in the investee company; and
3. the immigrant partner maintains a residence in Newfoundland.
Failure to meet these requirements will result in forfeiture of the $25,000 deposit.
Work Visas Under Newfoundland and Labrador Business PNP

After the applicant, has been nominated Newfoundland and Labrador Business PNP will on a case by case basis, provide the standard letter to the relevant CIC post as well as the nominee stating that the person is nominated and eligible for a work visa.




Brian Edward Tadayoshi Tsuji
Canadian Immigration Lawyer
DAVIS LLP
2800 Park Place
666 Burrard Street
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V6C 2Z7

Tel:(604) 643-6496 Fax:(604) 605-3596
Email: btsuji@davis.ca Website: http://www.davis.ca

 
 
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Brian Edward Tadayoshi Tsuji
Canadian Immigration Lawyer
DAVIS LLP
2800 Park Place
666 Burrard Street
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V6C 2Z7

Tel:(604) 643-6496 Fax:(604) 605-3596
Email: btsuji@davis.ca Website: http://www.davis.ca