This immigration stream targets people who have worked in New Brunswick and have close relatives in this. Under Skilled Worker with Family Support stream, the skilled worker applicant, or his or her spouse, must be sponsored by a family member in New Brunswick. The applicant must have one of the following relationships with the family supporter:
- Non-dependent child
- Brother or sister
- Niece or nephew (children of brothers or sisters)
Applicant must have the following conditions:
- Be the ages of 22 to 50.
- Have either a post-secondary academic degree requiring at minimum three years of full-time study, or a diploma in a specific trade requiring at minimum two years of full-time study.
- Have sufficient language proficiency to live and work in New Brunswick.
- Have at least 2 years of work experience in intended occupation in New Brunswick in the last 5 years.
- Have a job at one of following National Occupational Classification (NOC) skill levels:
- Level 0, A or B
- Level C is a Category 1, 3, 7, 8, 9
- Level D Category 1, 3, 7, 8, 9
- Intend to work and live in New Brunswick, and send your Settlement Plan, which is assessed by an immigration Program Officer
- Have a net worth of at least $ 10,000 and an additional $ 2,000 per family member.
The Family Supporter must have the following conditions:
- Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada residing in New Brunswick.
- Have worked for at least 12 months in New Brunswick. The job must be one of the jobs at Level 0, A or B or Level C Category 1, 3, 7, 8, 9
- Participate in an interview with an official from the Population Growth Division.
- Get some help to applicant to prepare the Settlement Plan.