First Steps

  1. Read About Immigrating to New Brunswick and Fredericton

    1. http://www.welcomenb.ca/content/wel-bien/en/immigrating_and_settling.html

    2. https://ignitefredericton.com/uploads/docs/2016_English_Newcomers_Guide.pdf

  2. Find Housing

    1. https://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/ourhome/

  3. Apply for a Social Insurance Number

    1. http://www.esdc.gc.ca/en/reports/sin/apply.page

  4. Apply for a New Brunswick Health Card

    1. http://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/departments/health/MedicarePrescriptionDrugPlan/content/medicare/ApplyingforaCard.html

  5. Apply for the Canada Child Tax

    1. http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/cctb/

  6. Apply for the Newcomer GST/HST Credit

    1. http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/newcomers/

  7. Open a Bank Account

    1. https://www.yelp.ca/search?cflt=banks&find_loc=Fredericton%2C+NB

  8. Put Your Name on a Family Doctor Waiting List

    1. http://www.nbms.nb.ca/patient-information/finding-a-family-doctor/

  9. Evaluate Your English Proficiency and Join Classes

    1. http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/immigrate/skilled/language-testing.asp

    2. http://www.mcaf.nb.ca/index.php/language/overview/

  10. Register Your Child in School

    1. http://www.nbed.nb.ca/schooldirectory/

Additional Steps

  1. Register for a Driver's License

    1. http://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/services/services_renderer.200566.Driver_s_Licences.html

  2. Connect with the Multicultural Association of New Brunswick

    1. http://www.mcaf.nb.ca/

    2. http://www.mcaf.nb.ca/index.php/settlement/overview/

  3. Look for a Employment Opportunities

    1. http://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/gateways/employment.html

  4. Look for Training and Education Opportunities

    1. http://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/departments/post-secondary_education_training_and_labour.html

    2. http://www.unb.ca/fredericton/studentservices/international/permits.html

  5. Join an Activity

    1. http://www.fredericton.ca/en/recleisure/az_listing.asp