RNIP has been established in order to focus on potentially supporting as well as strengthening smaller communities. This new program was launched in the year 2019 and emphasizes more on rural areas. Employment opportunities will be posted by the employers in participating communities. Those international skilled workers who wish to apply for the positions in Canada and want to work there to achieve success could opt for this program. The qualified candidates will then be recommended to the government for permanent residence by the government.
The country seeks skilled candidates due to waning birth rates and early retirement. Nearly 70% of the individuals coming from abroad settle in urban areas namely British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec managing large gaps in rural communities. These urban areas accompany the high cost of living along with providing many benefits to the immigrants.
The rural and northern immigration pilot program is an Economic Pilot program that specifically targets international people who have the capability to meet the requirements of the RNIP.
The RNIP is prepared to spread the benefits of economic immigration by creating a pathway for international skilled workers to get permanent residency to those who wish to stay in one of the participating communities.
Under RNIP, few people are eligible and are mentioned below:
The individuals who have got the letter of recommendation from any of the community
Those who have received a job offer from the boundaries of the community
Should meet the least education eligibility
Should have required work experience
They should meet the language eligibility
The settlement funds should be possessed by the applicant of the RNIP program
RNIP Work experience
In the last 3 years, the candidate needs to have a continuous work experience of one year at least and that should account for 1560 hours to get eligible for the Rural and northern immigration pilot program.
Who all are eligible for RNIP?
The applicants must have completed their graduation from a post-secondary institution funded by the government.
The language ability has to be met by the individual.
The education level should also be fulfilled by the individual
Community-specific requirements have to be met by the candidate.
High-demand jobs under RNIP program
Steel manufacturing industry
Aviation and Aerospace
Education sector and police services
Agriculture and Manufacturing
Meat processing industry
Participating Communities under RNIP:
North Bay, ON
Sault Ste. Marie, ON
Thunder Bay, ON
Moose Jaw, SK
West Kootenay, BC
Every community under RNIP has its own requirements:
The communities have different eligibility requirements
The job-finding process also varies from community to community
The community recommendation process also differs from one community to another
How to apply for the RNIP?
The below-mentioned four steps describe the process of RNIP in an easy way:
You need to fulfil all the eligibility requirements of IRCC and should also satisfy the community-specific requirements.
In any of the participating communities, the applicant has to get an eligible job through the employer.
As soon as the applicant receives the job offer from the employer, they will have to submit the recommendation to the community for further consideration.
Further, if the community agrees to recommend the applicant, you could apply for Permanent Residency at that particular time.
RNIP eligibility requirements
To be eligible for Permanent Residency in Canada through RNIP, the applicant has to meet the requirements of IRCC and the community requirements and these requirements have been specified below:
Should have work experience as specified or should have a graduate degree from an accredited post-secondary institution funded by the government.
Meet the language requirements
The education requirements should also be met by the applicant to be eligible for the RNIP program.
Should provide proof of funds to support your stay in the community
The intention to stay inside the community
Community-specific requirements should also be met.
Could the spouse and children accompany the principal applicant under the RNIP?
Yes, the applicant could bring the dependents whom he has declared in the application of RNIP. These dependents could be:
the spouse of the main applicant
A child who is below the age of 22 could accompany the applicant
The dependent child of the spouse
A dependent child of a dependent child The dependent child of the dependent child of the main applicant
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