The Family-Based Provincial Nominee visa allows Canadians living in Alberta, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Saskatchewan or Newfoundland & Labrador to sponsor their eligible relatives abroad for permanent residence.
Under the Family-Based Provincial Nominee visa, Canadian citizens and permanent residents who are living in certain Canadian provinces can apply to sponsor their family members to live and work in Canada. The Family-Based Provincial Nominee visa allows Canadian citizens and permanent residents living in Canada to sponsor their relatives to a designated Canadian province. These currently include, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Saskatchewan and Prince Edward Island.
Once granted, the applicants will be given permanent residence and the right to join their sponsor in Canada
With a strong reunification policy and many advantages including excellent schooling options, subsidised health care and employment benefits, Canada remains a destination of choice for families seeking to reunite in a peaceful and thriving country..
For the Family Based Provincial Nominee visa, applicants must meet specific requirements as set out below. All applicants are required to provide evidence of having a close family relative willing to provide support and assistance for the sponsorship, possess adequate English or French language skills and possess the required settlement funds.