How the Atlantic Immigration Pilot works: (3) Immigration Application and Post-Arrival Support

This is the third video of a three-part series that introduces you to the Atlantic Immigration Pilot. There are three new immigration programs under this pilot that aim to bring more skilled immigrants to Atlantic Canada. Video 3 explains the immigration application and post-arrival support. Your recruit needs to find the application form online and complete it. Watch this video and learn what is needed to complete the application.

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Transcript: “How the Atlantic Immigration Pilot works: (3) Immigration Application and Post-Arrival Support”

Video length: 3:12 minutes

Whiteboard style video. A hand draws various images on a whiteboard as a male narrator speaks.

A colour coded map of the Atlantic Provinces is drawn. An arrow points to each of the provinces. A man in a shirt and tie holds a clipboard.

Text displays: “Atlantic Immigration Pilot.”

NARRATOR: Atlantic Immigration Pilot: A unique set of immigration programs specifically designed to grow the economy in Atlantic Canada and help meet the needs of employers like you.

To learn more about using the Atlantic Immigration Pilot to fill a full-time job vacancy, and to get links to the websites of our provincial partners and settlement service provider organizations, go to Canada.ca/atlantic-immigration

Text displays: Canada.ca/atlantic-immigration

Text displays: “VIDEO 1 Employer Designation Process – VIDEO 2 Provincial Endorsement Process.”

NARRATOR: In Videos 1 and 2 you learned about the employer designation process for you, and the provincial endorsement process for your recruit, under the Atlantic Immigration Pilot.

Text displays: “VIDEO 3 – The Immigration Application and Post-arrival Support.”

A computer displaying a Government of Canada web page is drawn.

Text displays: “Canada.ca/atlantic-immigration.”

NARRATOR: This video, Video 3, explains the next step: the immigration application and post-arrival support.

Your recruit will find the application package for each of the programs on the IRCC website.

Before they apply, remind them which program application they should fill out.

A woman holding a tablet is drawn. Text displays equivalent to the list the narrator reads.

NARRATOR: To complete their application your recruit will need to include:

  • Their provincial confirmation of endorsement letter.
  • A completed Offer of Employment form.
  • Language test results.
  • An Educational Credential Assessment for the principal applicant, if it is needed.
  • Proof of work experience, such as a resume or letters from previous employers. This is not needed for people applying to the Atlantic International Graduate program.
  • Any other necessary requirements for immigrating to Canada, including fee payment, medical exams, police certificates and proof of settlement funds, if required.

For details see the Application Instruction Guide on the web site. Go to Canada.ca/atlantic-immigration.

Text displays: “Canada.ca/atlantic-immigration”.

NARRATOR: Once your recruit has received approval from IRCC, they and their family can get ready to come to Atlantic Canada.

A checklist item is drawn and checked off with a green checkmark”

A colour coded map of the Maritime Provinces appears.

Text displays: “Approved.”

NARRATOR: After their arrival, as their employer you will help them settle in to their new community. But you will not do this alone.

A family and their luggage are drawn.

A person is drawn on either side of them.

NARRATOR: The settlement service provider organization in your community will support your recruit and their family as they settle into their new life in Atlantic Canada.

This includes helping newcomers as they access the supports and services highlighted in their individualized settlement plan.

A house is drawn behind the family and two other people.

NARRATOR: You will ensure that the newcomers’ transportation and housing needs are met as they transition into their new community.

A building with a Canadian flag on its roof is drawn.

A sign on in front of the building reads: “Settlement Service Building.”

NARRATOR: Settlement services such as these are designed to help prepare your new employee and their family to start to build their new life in Atlantic Canada and to help the economy grow.

An upwardly trending line graph appears above the sign.

NARRATOR: Atlantic Immigration Pilot: A unique set of immigration programs specifically designed to grow the economy in Atlantic Canada and help meet the needs of employers like you.

A laptop showing a Government of Canada web page is drawn.

NARRATOR: To learn more about using the Atlantic Immigration Pilot to fill a full-time job vacancy, and to get links to the websites of our provincial partners and settlement service provider organization websites, go to Canada.ca/atlantic-immigration

Text displays: “Canada.ca/atlantic-immigration”.

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The Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada corporate signature and the copyright message “Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, represented by the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, 2017” are displayed followed by the Canada wordmark.

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