Choose Fredericton

From Oshawa to Otavalo, Houston to Ho Chi Minh, Fredericton’s immigrant population is diverse and welcomed with open arms. Ready to make your move? Learn more about how you can immigrate to this city.

Choose an Immigration Stream That’s Right for You

When immigrating to Fredericton, there are a number of paths available. Fredericton welcomes international students, entrepreneurs, high-skilled workers and more. Explore to see which of the immigration streams offered here will suit you best.

Provincial Streams

New Brunswick Business Immigration Stream

The New Brunswick Business Immigration stream is an economic immigration pathway for experienced entrepreneurs who are ready to establish, operate and actively manage a business while living and settling in New Brunswick permanently.

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New Brunswick Provincial Nominee (NBPNP) Skilled Worker with Employer Support Stream

This stream facilitates immigration to New Brunswick for those with a valid job offer from an employer in the province.

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New Brunswick Provincial Nominee (NBPNP) Express Entry Labour Market Stream

This stream allows newcomers who meet New Brunswick’s specific labour market and demographic needs to immigrate here.

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Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program

This program allows new post-secondary graduates of the Atlantic Region with a job offer to become permanent residents here.

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Federal Streams

Express Entry Federal Skilled Worker Program

This stream allows people with experience in high-skilled positions to immigrate to Canada.

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Student Visa

This program is for people interested in studying in Canada and potentially immigrating here after graduation.

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Start-up Visa Program

This program allows entrepreneurs to immigrate to Canada by starting or growing their business here.

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Family Sponsorship

This program allows Canadian permanent residents or citizens to sponsor their spouse or child to immigrate here.

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Refugee and Asylum

Canada will provide refuge for those requiring protection and who have been referred as refugees or asylum-seekers.

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This stream allows participants of the Live-In Caregiver Program for at least two years to apply for permanent residence here.

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Express Entry Federal Skilled Trades Program

This program allows potential immigrants qualified in a skilled trade to become permanent residents of Canada.

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Express Entry Canadian Experience Class

This stream is reserved for skilled workers with experience working in Canada and who wish to become permanent residents.

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Open-work Permit

Open-work permits may be issued to people outside of Canada, enabling them to work here for a specified period of time.

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Express Entry is an electronic selection system for immigration, used to select skilled workers to immigrate to Canada.

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Exploratory Visit

Want to see Fredericton with your own eyes before starting your immigration process? Learn more about what the city has to offer, first-hand.

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Pre-arrival Services

Immigration Fredericton and the city’s immigration service partners offer a wide array of pre-arrival services. Find out how we can make your move easier.


Newcomer Guide

The Fredericton Newcomer Guide is your ultimate resource for everything you need to know about immigrating to New Brunswick’s capital. Download yours today.

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Before You Arrive

Here in Fredericton, we have your back. There are many immigration resources at your disposal all aimed at helping you get to Fredericton in a quick and painless manner and ensuring your success once you’ve landed.

Find out why we chose Fredericton

Fredericton offers an excellent quality of life and world-class opportunities to newcomers from all sorts of backgrounds.

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Find Out Which Immigration Stream You’re Eligible For

Fredericton offers x immigration streams. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, student or high-skilled worker, this quiz can help you determine your eligibility for all of the options offered here.

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