Nova Scotia peninsula, Cape Breton Island, and over 3,000 smaller islands together make the province of Nova Scotia. Its capital city, Halifax, the capital is known for its vibrant culture and the arts, as well as for its high standard of living. Nova Scotia has a great maritime history and most Nova Scotians are connected to the sea in some manner. The province is known for delicious cuisine.
The NSNP is Nova Scotia’s Provincial Nominee Program which attracts prospective immigrants with the skills and experience targeted by the province.
The NSNP accepts applications under the following immigration streams:
The province of Nova Scotia mandates that all immigrants must have proficient knowledge of English with IELTS English proficiencycore at least a CLB 7 across all segments of the test i.e. reading, writing, speaking and listening. While you can certainly qualify with a CLB 7 score, you should try and get the maximum i.e. CLB 10 in order to distinguish your profile from others. Nationwide Immigration Service provides a range of professional immigration assistance and advice services including IELTS training, which can help you create a unique profile that will guarantee your selection.
The new three-year pilot immigration program is for people with job offers in any one of the targeted intermediate-skilled occupations. Now, this stream is open to eligible candidate with full-time permanent job offer from an eligible employer of the province in following two occupations categorized under National Occupation Classification (NOC) skill level C:
Other requirements are as follows:
Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry uses the federal government's Express Entry immigration selection system to select from highly-skilled individuals with a post-secondary education and qualifications that will help them successfully settle in Nova Scotia. There is a list of 11 eligible occupations for this stream.
This provides a pathway to permanent residence for highly skilled applicants who have worked for a Nova Scotia employer for at least one year.
The Nova Scotia Labour Market Priorities Stream allows the province to select Express Entry candidates in skilled occupations specified time to time. It changes with each invitation round.
The Nova Scotia Labour Market Priorities for Physician stream selects Express Entry candidates who have an approved job offer as either a general practitioner and family physician (NOC 3112) or a specialist physician (NOC 3111).
The NSNP accepts applications under this stream from individuals who have received a job offer from a Nova Scotia employer and is specifically designed for workers in skilled, semi-skilled, and low-skilled occupations.
The Nova Scotia Occupation in Demand Stream is designed to target specific NOC Skill Level C related jobs that are in high demand in the province of Nova Scotia.
Wish to start/buy and run a business in Nova Scotia? The Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) Entrepreneur Stream is designed to attract individuals who wish so and want settle permanently in Nova Scotia.
Open to graduates who have completed at least two years of full-time study from a recognized Nova Scotia university or Nova Scotia Community College, have operated their own business in Nova Scotia for at least one year, and intend to settle permanently in Nova Scotia.
The Physician Stream is open to internationally-trained general practitioners, family physicians and specialist physicians with a signed employment offer from Nova Scotia's healthcare authorities.
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