Advanced Education, Skills and Labour
February 1, 2019

Provincial Government to Welcome Second Round of Expressions of Interest for International Entrepreneurs

The Provincial Government will open a second round of Expressions of Interest for prospective immigrants around the world who wish to settle in the province and be engaged in the daily operation of a business they create, join, or take over.

The Expression of Interest process for individuals interested in being considered for this category under the Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Nominee Program (NLPNP) will open on February 22, 2019, and will remain open between 10:00 am and 5:00 pm. NT. More information, including eligibility guidelines, is available here.

The International Graduate Entrepreneur category remains open to international graduates of Memorial University and College of the North Atlantic who wish to create or co-own and manage a business in the province. Expressions of Interest for individuals interested in being considered for this category may be submitted at any time. More information, including eligibility guidelines, is available here.

Since 2017, the number of individuals supported toward permanent residency by the Provincial Government has increased by over 25 per cent.

This initiative delivers on commitments in The Way Forward to strengthen the province’s economic foundation and deliver better services and better outcomes for residents. The Way Forward outlines all actions the Provincial Government is taking to achieve a strong, diversified province with a high standard of living, and can be viewed at thewayforward.gov.nl.ca.

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“Newfoundland and Labrador provides prospective immigrants with a welcoming business environment, supportive communities, and the many benefits of joining the social and economic life of the province. I encourage immigrants to come here and build a better future for your family in a beautiful, safe, and friendly corner of the world.”
Honourable Bernard Davis
Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour

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Learn more
Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Nominee Program

Immigration Action Plan Progress Report

The Way Forward on Immigration in Newfoundland and Labrador

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Media contact
Ryan Crocker
Advanced Education, Skills and Labour
709-729-1795, 725-9595
RyanCrocker@gov.nl.ca

2019 02 01                              1:10 p.m.