Nova Scotia is a Canadian province having a diverse economy. It homes an ethnically diverse community owing to large immigrant population from around the world. Sensing the pace of development, the province of Nova Scotia has been actively looking for highly skilled professionals particularly from the service sector domains. The nomination program through which the province welcomes skilled individuals is known by the name Nova Scotia Provincial Nomination Program.
The Nova Scotia Nominee Program, or NSNP as it is often called, is a similar program as Federal Canada Express Entry program. The program has been initiated in order to welcome diversity of skilled and capable applicants to meet the labour requirements in the country. The province is known as an immigrant friendly province especially for Indians. A candidate has to have relevant proficiency in terms of his/her age, education, work experience, language skills and other factors in order to become eligible for NSNP.
Nova Scotia has actively making positive changes in its immigration related chambers. In the latest update, the province has promised to welcome applications in huge numbers under its Multi-year Immigration Plans (2018-2020). This is a great update for applicants who are willing to move to Nova Scotia and start a new life as a skilled professional in one of the many service oriented industries.
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The Nova Scotia Nominee program has different variety of streams through which skilled professionals can apply and come down to Nova Scotia. The currently active streams offered by NSNP are:
Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry stream – This stream is meant for professionals whose occupation is presently in demand in Nova Scotia. This is an Express Entry aligned stream and applicants need to submit applications through the Express Entry program.
Nova Scotia Experience: Express Entry stream – This stream is meant for professionals who are already working in Nova Scotia or have a prior work experience in a skilled profession in the province.
Skilled Worker Stream – This stream is meant for highly skilled professionals who may not have a full-time, permanent job offer from a Nova Scotian employer but are highly likely to get employed due to their skill set which remains in demand in the province.
Entrepreneur Stream – This stream is meant for those immigrants who want to setup their own business in Nova Scotia.
International Graduate Entrepreneur Stream – This stream is meant for fresh graduates who want to continue living in Canada and wish to begin working in Nova Scotia.
What are the Minimum Requirements to be Eligible for the NSNP?
Like every other program of Canada Immigration, Nova Scotia too has a set of eligibility requirement. The different streams/pathways of the Nova Scotia Nominee Program have their own specific requirements to make applicants eligible for selection. However, there is one general set of criterion as an overall requirement benchmark. These general requirements are:
To be eligible to immigrate to Canada, there is a mandates that all immigrants must have proficiency in English language so that post immigrating, the candidate would not feel alienated in the English speaking country Canada. As language proficiency, you will need to take the IELTS English proficiency exam and need to score at least a CLB 7 across all modules of the IELTS test i.e. reading, writing, speaking and listening. Note that CLB 7 is the minimum requirement for being eligible. However, you should try and get the maximum i.e. CLB 10 in order to distinguish your profile from others.
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Nova Scotia has a faster processing application system. The application processing time implies the time taken to completely assess the application. The average time taken to complete the process is between 3 to 6 months.
This processing time may vary according to complexity of your application. Your application will be processed faster if all the required documents and information asked in your profile is correct and up to date. The immigration authorities will not entertain an incomplete application. It is better therefore to file your application with a professional immigration expert lie Oneclick Immigrations so that your application can be processed at the earliest.
Nova Scotia Provincial Nomination Program is a point based nomination system that entails candidate’s personal credentials and allots points accordingly. In order to qualify for NSP nomination program, you must score above 67 points out of 100 on the point assessment grid. The point system of Nova Scotia PNP intakes factors like age, occupational skills, language proficiency, educational qualification etc. to give out points to candidates.
You can calculate your score here or get in touch with us to know your eligibility.
If you are interested and eligible to apply for Nova Scotia PNP, oneclick immigrations advise you to act quickly as there are limited number of intakes being taken by the province.
The NSNP has a really simple online process. The applicants just need to meet all the requirements as given by the IRCC and NSNP authorities before applying for the nomination program. A partially complete application will not be entertained. Now another thing that every applicant needs to know is when to apply for NSNP? You can apply for NSNP nomination if you are a skilled professional with relevant post-secondary education and sufficient paid work experience in your field. Also, having a decent amount of language skills and occupation listed on the Nova Scotia NOC is of vital importance.
You can also apply to NSNP nomination if you are an entrepreneur and plans to settle in Nova Scotia to initiate a business in the province which is economically beneficial for Nova Scotia. To get nomination for this, you need to submit a properly planned and viable business plan along with your application so that the Nova Scotia authorities can assess its economic relevance and financial viability.
Another option for you is to apply through international graduate stream. This program is for candidates who have spent at least 1 year of full-time study in a recognized institution in Canada, and now looking to permanently settle in the country.
For the entire list of program however, one thing in common is to get the minimum points score to get across eligibility benchmark. Canada Immigration is a distant dream without having a required score. If you are lacking behind your scores, Oneclick Immigrations can be of great help for you! With so many years of industry experience and complete knowledge of Canada immigration laws, our Immigration experts can show you the right way.
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