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Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot

The Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot program was launched in 2019 by the Canadian Government, to meet the labor market requirements that prevails in the communities. It was a great initiative to give a major boost to the economic growth of the Canadian Communities, where there is an acute shortage of labor. The RNIP (Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot Program) was made to lure the interest of the skilled professionals who wish to work and earn their living in Canada on a permanent basis.

As of now, there are 11 communities, out of which only 9 communities are accepting applications via the route of Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot. The programs of the other 2 communities will come soon. Each community has its own eligibility requirements and job search processes. So, if you want to apply under any, you need to visit their website and then undertake the whole process. After all, it’s better to get a deep insight into the whole process, so that there is no hassle at a later stage.

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You might have heard the famous saying that, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” So, it’s always better to take the steps with great safety so that there is no regret at a later stage.

The Rural and Northern Pilot Program is driven by communities, that means it is in the hands of the community as to whether they’ll allow you to immigrate to Canada or not under the RNIP Program. In order to select the candidates under the RNIP program, the communities will,

  • Take Notice of the prospective candidates who:
    1. Will be the best fit for driving the economic growth of that community.
    2. Will have a valid job offer or an employment opportunity, that in turn will meet the requirements of the community, that have been set.
    3. Will have the intention to stay in that community on a permanent basis.
  • If the community finds the candidate a perfect fit, then it will recommend IRCC, who in turn will make the final decision of Permanent Residence.
  • If the IRCC approves the application of the candidate, then the community connects with newbies and makes them informed about the settlement services and the mentoring opportunities, to provide them great ease.
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Grasp the Sight of the Participating Communities in 2020

Below arethe participating communities under the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot Program(RNIP), under which you can apply.The nine communities that’re open to aspiring applicants are:

Note : The 2 communities such as the North Bay, Ontario and the Moose Jaw, SK have not released their pilot program yet and are soon to release.

As far as this year is concerned only one community has published its public data about its draws and that is the community of Sudbury, Ontario.


How to Apply for the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot Program 2020

If you’re a skilled candidate who wants to turn the dream of getting Canada PR into a beautiful reality, you can apply under the RNIP (Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot) program and accomplish your goal of getting the Canada PR.

There are 2 requirements that you need to fulfil, firstly, you need to meet the eligibility requirements set by the Canada’s Federal Immigration authorities. Secondly, you need to meet the eligibility requirements that’re introduced by the participating communities.

So, Catch the Sight of the Federal Eligibility Requirements for the RNIP

If you want to apply under the Rural and the Northern Immigration pilot program, you need to make sure that you meet all the requirements given below.

  • International Studies or a Relevant and Qualifying Work Experience:
    To apply under the RNIP program, it is essential that you must have relevant work experience or have completed a minimum level of education in a reputed institution of the participating communities. The education must be a minimum of two-year full-time post secondary education or it can be a master’s degree from an institute in one of the participating communities.

    You must have a one-year of full-time and continuous work experience i.e. 1560 hours, that too obtained in the previous three years. Moreover, it should be paid and should be done in a single occupation, however the employers can differ. The work done under multiple occupations doesn’t count. Also, the work experience in the National Occupation Classification code is also considered.
  • A Valid Job Offer from Participating Communities under the RNIP: If you want to apply under the Rural and the Northern Immigration Pilot program, you need to grab a relevant job offer from the participating communities. Having an offer of employment is one of the major eligibility Requirements of the RNIP. A job offer from the participating community must meet the following requirements such as:
    1. The job offered should be full-time, seasonal and non-seasonal.
    2. It should also meet the minimum wage requirements, if you want a job from the NOC (National Occupational Classification) list.
    3. Your job offer must match the same skill level or 1 level above or 1 level below. Moreover, it must be related to your work experience. For example, If you have a job offer from NOC Skill Level 0, then your work experience must be in NOC Skill Level 0 or A and if you have a job offer from NOC Skill Level A, then your work experience must be in NOC Skill Level 0,A or B.
    4. Exception: There is one exception, that if you’ve a job offer in NOC Skill Level D, then your work experience should also be in the same occupation.
    5. Your work experience must match the requirements of the valid job.
  • Language Requirements in Either English or French: The language requirements depend upon the NOC skill Level type, be it O, A or B. A minimum CLB (Canadian Language Benchmark) has been set as per the skill levels.
    1. NOC Skill Level O and A – CLB 6
    2. NOC Skill Level B – CLB 5
    3. NOC Skill Level C or D – CLB 4
    In order to prove your proficiency in language, you need to appear for the language proficiency test such as the IELTS.
  • Educational Requirements : If you want to apply under the Rural and the Northern Immigration Pilot Program, you must have completed a minimum level of education meeting the Canadian Education standards.
    Moreover, if you’ve completed your education outside Canada, then you need to submit an ECA (Educational Credential Assessment) Report, assessed by the concerned authorities.
  • Intention to Live in the Participating Community: If you want to apply under the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot, you must have the intention to live in the participating community on a permanent basis.


Process To Apply For The Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot Process

  • Step-1: Make Sure that you meet all the IRCC Federal eligibility requirements, that is the first condition to apply for the RNIP Program.
  • Step-2: Scrounge for the full-time permanent employment in the participating communities as per your own discretion.
  • Step-3: Now, It’s time to check if you meet the eligible criteria of the participating community or not.
  • Step-4: After meeting all the requirements, it’s time to submit all your documents such as the Job offer, ECA, personal credentials, language proficiency tests, resume or any other documents that are given in the community criteria.
  • Step-5: Now, your application will be reviewed by the Community Recommendation Committee to crosscheck as to whether you’ve met all the eligibility criteria of the community or not.
  • Step-6: If you’ve met all the requirements of the RNIP (Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot Program), you’ll be given a recommendation letter via e-mail from the community.
  • Step-7: Now, using the recommendation letter, you can apply to the IRCC (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada) for Permanent Residence.
  • Step-8: IRCC will review your application, make sure that you will be a perfect fit for the community or not, ask for additional information if any, and will see that you don’t pose a serious threat to the safety and security of Canadians.
  • Step-9: Once your PR Visa application gets approved by the IRCC, you can pack your bags and fly to Canada and start working in the participating community.

How Aptech Global Aids you in Getting the Canada PR Under RNIP

Interested in Applying for Canada PR under the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot Program (RNIP), but are not aware from where to start? Well, there is no need to get down in the dumps, as Aptech Global is there to provide you with unmatched support from starting till the end.

With an experience of more than a decade, we’ve been successful in deploying high-quality services to a huge clientele and have helped them to enter the castle of success with great ease and perfection. Our clients vouch for our exemplary services that have helped them to turn their mere vision of getting a Canada PR into a beautiful reality without any fuss.

Our devoted team of immigration experts make sure that you get nothing but the top-notch services. So, Why wait? Apply under the RNIP (Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot Program), without pinching your pocket and get settled in your favorite community on a permanent basis. Fill the free online assessment form, check your eligibility and actualize your dream of immigrating to Canada in 2020. Good Luck!

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