Getting Settled

Immigrating To Nl3As a newcomer, you can benefit from many services provided by provincial, federal and municipal governments, as well as a broad range of community organizations. This section provides information about many of those programs and services.

For more information about language training and living here, please view Language Training for Canada.

Visit the Communities page to be linked to a specific community within the province

In addition, these are organizations dedicated to helping newcomers to Newfoundland and Labrador:

The Association for New Canadians (ANC) is an important place for you to know about. The ANC is a nonprofit, community organization that helps immigrants and refugees with settlement and integration. They offer a broad range of helpful services, including ESL language training and career related services to assist newcomers integrating to the province.  Contact them if you have questions, if you need help, or to learn more about the programs they offer.  You can reach them by telephone at (709) 722-9680 or visit their office in person in St John's at 144 Military Road. 

The Office of Immigration and Multiculturalism (OIM) for Newfoundland & Labrador. The OIM provides leadership on all matters relating to Immigration and Multiculturalism and is actively engaged in the promotion of Newfoundland and Labrador as the premier destination of choice in Canada for immigrants. For more information on immigrating to the province of Newfoundland and Labrador please email us at: