Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry Explained

The Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry program has been designed by the province to pick up highly skilled individuals who wish to live permanently in Nova Scotia. The applicants should be competent enough to find a job quickly in labor market in Nova Scotia.

The office of immigration of the province of Nova Scotia to pick up only those occupations for nomination, depending on the current needs of labor market.

Application for immigration will only be accepted online.

Category A will remain open and it is for those who have a job offer.

Category B is expected to close and open all through the year and it for applicants who have experience in an opportunity occupation. As the intake is controlled it enables the province to efficiently process the applications.

Eligibility Criteria

An aspiring immigrant should fulfill the criteria in order to qualify for Category A:

  • A profile need to be registered in Express Entry system from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.
  • Have a minimum of 1 year of skilled work experience related to the job.
  • Aspiring immigrant should be able to obtain 67 or more points on the six selection factors of the stream.
  • Should be able to prove eligibility in French or Canadian at the Canadian Language Benchmark 7.
  • Have a high school credential or equivalent from Canada
  • Should be able to show sufficient funds to settle down successfully in Nova Scotia.

Aspirants those who wish to apply under Category B should fulfill the following criteria:

  • Should be able to prove eligibility in French or Canadian at the Canadian Language Benchmark 7.
  • Have a high school credential or equivalent from Canada
  • A profile need to be registered in Express Entry system from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.
  • Aspiring immigrant should be able to obtain 67 or more points on the six selection factors of the stream.
  • Should be able to show sufficient funds to settle down successfully in Nova Scotia.

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