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Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP)

The Nova Scotia Nominee Program is one through which immigrants with exceptional skills and experience that are hugely in-demand in Nova Scotia are allowed entry into this beautiful province in Canada.

An immigrant speeds up the immigration process using the Nova Scotia Nominee Program certificate that is issued after the nomination. This nomination program is set up in order to enhance the province’s economy and arrest the demographic challenges.

Who Can Apply?

The Nova Scotia Nominee Program offers skilled and experienced individuals to live and work in Canada. You must ensure that you have the targeted skills and experience needed in the Nova Scotia, Canada. Successful candidates are granted the Nova Scotia Nominee Program certificate which they can use in the immigration process to speed it up. You can submit your NSNP application of you know that you have the met the requisites in order to gain the NSNP certificate.

Application Categories for the NSNP and Eligibility Requirement

There are categories laid out that candidates can apply for. The NSNP accepts applications under the following categories:

  • Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry,
  • Nova Scotia Experience: Express Entry,
  • Skilled Worker Stream and
  • Entrepreneur.

Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry

The express entry program is used the Nova Scotia Nominee Program together with the Canadian government to select candidates that are highly qualified for the NSNP certificate. This program is meant specifically for immigrants that have post-secondary education and other educational qualifications. This is required to enable the selected candidates to settle seamlessly in the Canadian province. There are only 29 slots for this stream. This program is subdivided into two categories; category A which requires a job offer and category B which requires work experience in the Nova Scotia in-demand jobs.

Each of the categories has its unique conditions that have to be met before application which include

Category A

  • Have a Canada entry express profile registered.
  • A one year experience of the targeted job in the province.
  • Canadian high school credentials or its equivalent.
  • A proficiency in English or French which is proven at Canadian language benchmark level 7.
  • Score 67 points or above on six selection factors.
  • Have a full-time permanent skilled work offer from a Canadian employer.

Category B

  • Have a Canada entry express profile registered.
  • A one year experience of the targeted job in the province.
  • Canadian high school credentials or its equivalent.
  • A proficiency in English or French which is proven at Canadian language benchmark (CLB) level 7.
  • Score 67 points or above on six selection factors.
  • Have a full-time permanent skilled work offer from a Canadian employer.

Nova Scotia Experience: Express Entry

This is for highly skilled and experienced workers to get a permanent residence at Nova Scotia under the federal Express Entry immigration system. An applicant of this stream must have worked at least for an employer at Nova Scotia.

Before application, you should meet some requirement which includes:

  • Must be 21 to 55 years old.
  • Must have a job experience at least one year in Canada.
  • Must be fluent in the English or French language set at a Canadian language benchmark at 7.
  • Have a registered profile in the federal government Canada Express Entry pool.
  • ┬áHave a Canadian high school certificate or its equivalent.

Skilled Worker

This stream enables the NSNP to accept an application from immigrants that have received job offers from Nova Scotia employers. Workers regardless of their skills levels are qualified for this program.

The requirements include

  • Must be between 21 to 55 years old.
  • Must have an educational qualification (minimum is high school diploma).
  • Have a financial capacity to enable successful settling in Nova Scotia.
  • Have at least one year it the related Nova Scotia targeted work experience (low-skilled and semi-skilled must have six months experience with the job offering employee).
  • Have good English or French dexterity up to the Canadian language benchmark (CLB) 5 for skilled workers. Semi-skilled and low-skilled workers should have CLB level 4.

Entrepreneur

This Nova Scotia Nominee Program stream is created to enable individuals who desire to start a business settle permanently in Nova Scotia.

Requirements

  • Must be 21 or older.
  • Have a minimum net worth of $600,000.
  • Have the intent to live in Canada while owning and actively managing a business.
  • Have a minimum CLB level 5 in Canadian language in reading, listening, speaking, and writing in English and French. Have a capital of $150,000 to start an investment in Nova Scotia.

Processing Time for NSNP Program

Once a candidate completes an application for any of the NSNP streams, the Nova’s government will review the submitted applications and makes a decision on the nominated candidates. The review process takes roughly 3 or more months depending on factors such as the applicant’s profile and more. Once you are nominated you have to apply for the immigration within six months.

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