Atlantic Immigration Pilot
The pilot, which began in 2017, assists Atlantic Canadian firms in hiring foreign skilled workers who wish to move to the province and international graduates who wish to stay in the province after graduation. The government remains pledged to making this pilot a continuous program as a result of its effectiveness. It will remain a major regional trade immigration program, supporting each Atlantic province’s provincial nominee schemes.
Atlantic Canada’s businesses
Concerning the pilot. Discover out how all the pilot operates and if you’re eligible to take part. The Atlantic Immigration Pilot assists you in hiring competent applicants for positions that have been difficult to fill locally. These candidates may be from another country or temporarily residing in Canada.
You can recruit someone using one of three programs:
⦁ Atlantic Graduate Program for International Students
⦁ High-skilled Program in the Atlantic
⦁ Intermediate-skilled Program in the Atlantic
You and the applicant must meet the standards of each program. You must first be recognized by the provincial administration of the Atlantic province where the candidate would be employed before making a job offer. You and the applicant will go through numerous processes after you establish a job offer. If both you and the candidate meet all of the criteria, the candidate will be granted permanent residency in Canada.
Concerning meaning “designated”
You must be recognized by the provincial government of the Atlantic province in which the applicant will be employed before you may make a job offer and hire a candidate. You can offer jobs under the Atlantic Immigration Pilot if you are “designated.” The provinces are in charge of designation. Your organization must meet the following criteria in order to be designated:
⦁ maintain a positive reputation
⦁ have at least 2 years of experience operating in the Atlantic region
⦁ Collaborate with a settlement service provider to assist your applicants in obtaining settlement services.
You can petition to the province to be certified if you meet these requirements. Good standing. The federal-provincial accords for the Atlantic Immigration Pilot include terms of “good standing”:
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To become designated, submit an application to the province. Each county has its own procedure for submitting an application. Becoming a recognized employer is free of charge. On the websites of the provinces, you can apply to be designated. The provinces are in charge of designation. Send them any questions you have about designation. To be authorized by a province, you only need to apply once. You are not required to submit an application for each candidate. Even if you don’t have a candidate, you may apply for classification. In the province where the candidate will be working, you must be designated. You must be designated in all provinces if the candidate will be working in multiple provinces.
If you don’t plan to work in an Atlantic province, you can’t hire everyone under the Atlantic Immigration Pilot. The province will send you a Confirmation of Designation once you’ve been named. The provinces are in charge of designation. Send them any questions you have about designation. To be recognized by a province, you only need to apply once. You are not required to submit an application for each candidate.
Even if you don’t have a candidate, you can apply for designation.
In the province where the applicant will be working, you must be identified. You must be designated in all provinces if the candidate will be working in multiple provinces.
If you don’t plan to work in an Atlantic province, you can’t employ someone under the Atlantic Immigration Pilot. The province will send you a Confirmation of Designation once you’ve been named. Ascertain that both the position and the candidate meet the standards.
There are three hiring programs under the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program. Each has its own set of criteria. Make it clear to the candidate which program you intend to utilize to hire them. Ask them to double-check that they meet all of the program’s requirements. E
Encourage candidates to prepare their paperwork as soon as possible. Candidates must submit appropriate documentation with their application for permanent residency. Encourage your children, candidate should begin preparing these documents even before the job offer is made. They can speak proper English or French, according to the results of a language test. A study on their educational credentials, which compares their schooling to that of a Canadian. Work experience proof (except for international graduates) Proof that they can sustain themselves and their family financially
Some of these documents will be more harder to obtain, so get started right away. If they have these documents, they will be able to submit their application sooner after you have made the job offer.
Make an employment offer
When you have an applicant and a job that meet the program’s qualifications, use the form Offer of Employment to a Foreign National to make an offer to the candidate.
You must indicate permanent as the end date in box 22 of your offer of employment if you’re recruiting a foreign worker for a permanent position through the Intermediate-skilled worker program (IMM 5650). Complete the form and provide your candidate a copy. They are required to sign it.
To acquire a settlement plan, the candidate will require a copy of the form as well as a copy of your Confirmation of Designation.
Plan for a settlement
The candidate will design a settlement strategy in collaboration with a settlement service provider organization at this stage. The organization can be the same as the one with which you worked to get designated, or the candidate can choose another.
A duplicate of the plan will be sent to you by the candidate. To get endorsed, you’ll need the plan. You’ll find instructions on how to do this on the provincial forms. They may also request more documents. It’s possible that the candidate will need to email you more paperwork or sign the province’s forms.
If the province approves the job offer, the candidate will receive a Certificate of Endorsement. Your applicant can seek for permanent resident status after receiving the endorsement certificate.