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Nova Scotia is a well known Canadian province with a large community of immigrants who come from different parts of the world and contribute to the growth of its economy. This province primarily targets the individuals from service sector through its Provincial Nominee program, known as Nova Scotia Provincial Nominee program. It is immigrant friendly program and offers multiple categories and sub categories to manage the immigration applications.
Like other Canadian provinces, Nova Scotia which belongs to Canada’s Atlantic region operates its PNP for international applicants who wish to stay and work in the province. It has multiple immigration streams to ease the arrival of right prospects in the province to fill up skill gaps within the growing sectors in the province’s market. It also invites Express entry candidates for a provincial nomination, and selected candidates receive additional points in their overall CRS score which enhance their chances of getting Invitation to apply to Canada PR through IRCC.
The Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) offers numbers of streams to invite a large number of skilled professionals from all walks of life so that all the sectors in the province get developed and generate high revenues. The following is the list of categories of NSNP program which include:
As the name implies, it is the Express-entry linked immigration program and welcomes only those immigration entries whose job profiles are presently in-demand in the province. It aims at meeting the shortage of workforce in the market as well as to help the skilled workers in getting employment simultaneously.
Application to this category requires the Express entry profile of the candidate as well as a minimum of one year of working experience in a highly qualified job profile in the province
Through this immigration stream, governing authorities issue invitations to skilled foreign workers who don’t have a job offer; however, are good at work and likely to get employment there easily based on skills set
This stream is open for entrepreneurs who willingly want to establish their business in the province. So if you are interested in setting up your business there, then only apply to this category
This stream targets candidate who has recently completed their graduation from college and university of Nova Scotia
This stream helps in the immigration of skilled medical practitioners, specialists, family physicians and more from overseas countries on fulfilling the eligibility criteria successfully
The general requirements for NSNP 2019 are:
It is necessary for all applicants to be well versed in language abilities of both English and French like speaking, writing, reading and listening. For that, they need to appear in the language proficiency test like IELTS, CELPIP, TEF and more. The minimum requirement for Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) level is 7 for application under the Nova Scotia Express Entry Program. Higher CLB level stands out your application from others and enhances the chances of getting invitations for Canada PR.
Before filing the online application for Nova Scotia Nominee Program, you first need to check whether your professions are in-demand in Nova Scotia. The following is the list of in-demand occupations
|Occupation list||NOC Code||Skilled Type|
|Financial auditors and accountants||1111||A|
|Other financial officers||1114||A|
|Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations||1123||A|
|Accounting Technician and Book Keepers||1311||B|
|Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses||3012||A|
|Licensed practical nurses||3233||B|
|College and other vocational instructors||4021||A|
|Paralegal and related occupations||4211||B|
|Social and community service workers||4212||B|
|Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses||1111||A|
The NSNP application process takes 3 to 6 months for processing through the Provincial government. The processing time varies according to the nature of application and profile particulars. If documents are not complete or information is not updated, then it may delay the process of applications by days, weeks or even months. The immigration does not entertain any incomplete/wrong/fake/false application. So, contact our immigration experts for hassle-free immigration to Nova Scotia.
To qualify the nomination program, an applicant needs to score a minimum of 67 points in the point assessment grid based on the selection factors like age, work experience, education, language proficiency and more. Fill this Assessment form and get free consultation from our experts on Nova Scotia Nominee program. Click here to know more about Nova Scotia PNP Calculator
It is possible to apply to NSNP without job offer; however, it increases the chances of selection for nomination. In case an applicant does not have a job offer, then his/her occupation must be in demand in Nova Scotia and fall in one of three categories including NOC skilled Type 0, A or B. To initiate the application process for NSNP, contact our experts.
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