New Brunswick PNP Points Calculator (NBPNP Updated 2024)

New Brunswick PNP Points Calculator (NBPNP Updated 2024)

The New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program (NBPNP) PNP has a Skilled Worker Stream designed to attract skilled workers with the qualifications and experience needed to contribute to the province’s economic growth.

Applicants are assessed based on various factors, including education, work experience, language proficiency, age, and adaptability, with points allocated to each criterion to determine eligibility for nomination by the province. You can check your eligibility for this stream with New Brunswick PNP points calculator below, and also check the New Brunswick Latest PNP Draws.

Note: You need to score minimum 67 points out of 100 points on the New Brunswick Immigration Points Calculator grid to start your process.

New Brunswick PNP Points Calculator

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New Brunswick PNP Skilled worker stream’s evaluation will be based on the following criteria: age, language proficiency, educational background, prior work experience, priority sectors, and adaptability. To qualify, you must able to score a minimum of 60 points out of 100 to be eligible for this stream.

Factor 1: Education

Possess a Canadian or foreign high school diploma; for foreign education, obtain a valid Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) report from a recognized organization.

Education – Canadian, or equivalentPoints
Doctoral level university degree (Ph.D.)25
Master’s degree, OR professional degree (e.g., medicine, veterinary medicine, dentistry)23
Two or more certificates, degrees, diplomas or certificates (at least one for a program of at least three years)22
Bachelor’s degree, or a three or more-year program21
Two-year degree, diploma or certificate19
One-year degree, diploma or certificate15
Secondary diploma (high school graduation)5

Factor 1: Age

Age eligibility is between 19 and 55 years at the time of submitting a complete application in response to an Invitation to Apply (ITA).

AgePoints
Younger than 220
22-3512
3611
3710
389
398
407
416
425
434
443
452
461
47 and older0

Factor 2: Language

Submit valid test results from a designated organization, demonstrating a minimum score of CLB 4 in English to fulfill the language requirement.

First official languageReadingWritingListeningSpeakingPoints
CLB 7+6666
CLB 5-6555524
CLB 44444
Second official languageCLB 4+ in all four language abilities4

Factor 4: Work Experience

Earn up to 20 points for work experience within the five years before submitting your immigration application to GNB. Requires a minimum of one year of continuous full-time work experience and at least 1,560 hours worked over 12 months within the last five years.

Years of ExperiencePoints
6 or more15
4-5 years13
2-3 years11
1 year9
less than one yearIneligible

Factor 5: Arranged Employment Points in New Brunswick (Maximum 10 Points)

Your job or offer may earn points for your NB Express Entry application, but not all qualify. If you have an open work permit, your employment won’t earn points. To earn 10 points, your job must meet:

SituationCriteria
Situation 1 (10 Points)
  • Work in NB with a work permit from a positive LMIA in an eligible occupation.
  • Employed by a NB employer specified on your permit.
  • Valid work permit when applying.
  • Include a copy of your employer’s positive LMIA.
Situation 2 (10 Points)
  • Work in NB with a LMIA-exempt permit due to an international agreement, significant benefit, or federal-provincial agreement.
  • Employed by a NB employer specified on your permit.
  • Valid work permit when applying.
  • Worked for the NB employer for at least one year, full-time or part-time.

Meet these criteria to earn employment points in NB for your Express Entry application.

Factor 6: Adaptability

Earn up to 12 points for additional connections to New Brunswick, including education, employment, skills, and language proficiency.

Principal ApplicantPoints
You have worked in New Brunswick for at least two of the last five years with a valid work permit10
Your employer has a positive LMIA, and you are working in NB on a work permit based on the LMIA8
You have worked in New Brunswick for at least one of the last five years with a valid work permit, or you are an international student graduate from a post-secondary institution in NB with at least six months of work experience in the province7
EducationPoints
You have successfully completed at least two years of post-secondary education from an accredited institution in NB10
You have successfully completed at least one year of post-secondary education from an accredited institution in NB7
FamilyPoints
You or your spouse/common-law partner has a family member living in NB as a Canadian Citizen or PR for the 12 months prior to your application5
Spouse or Common-Law PartnerPoints
Your spouse or common-law partner worked for at least one of the last five years in NB with a valid work permit5
Your spouse or common-law partner has a minimum language level proficiency of CLB4 in English or NCLC4 in French in all four language abilities5
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