Nova Scotia's Express Stream Opens Up For More Applications

11 Oct 2017


The government of Nova Scotia has made an announcement that it had agreed to admit 300 more applications in the Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry Immigration Stream, from October 11th. These applications should be under Category B and a job offer is not mandatory, but all candidates in the Express Entry who are eligible must possess work experience in the entitled occupation.
They can apply for a provincial nomination through the Nova Scotia Nominee Program. It is aligned with the enhanced  Express Entry - stream, which gives 600 additional Comprehensive Ranking System points to the successful applicants. They also receive an Invitation to Apply leading to an application for PR in future draws in the pool.
Category B of Express Entry of Nova Scotia PNP has been a popular aligned stream and sees quick intakes. The candidates interested in applying need to be well prepared. They must also review eligibility in all the spheres and ensure that documentation is duly complete and up-to-date. This stream is likely to be reopened again in the future, and provide great relief to the aspiring applicants who prepare well in advance.
This Express Entry stream works on a first-come, first-served basis. Eligible Express Entry candidates who have the required work experience in the following occupations can forward their applications.
Financial Auditors and Accountants 1111
Other financial officers 1114
Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations 1123
Administrative assistants 1241
Accounting and related clerks 1311
Civil engineers 2131
Information systems analysts and consultants 2171
Computer programmers and interactive media development 2174
Computer network technicians 2281
User support technicians 2282
Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses 3012
Licensed practical nurses 3233
College and other vocational instructors 4021
Paralegal and related occupations 4211
Social and community service workers 4212
Financial sales representatives 6235



Eligibility Requirements
Such candidates must have:
•    one year of full-time skilled work experience (during the previous six years) in an opportunity occupation considered by Nova Scotia,
•    Must have assessed their foreign education credentials;
•    Show and profess language proficiency in English/French as per Canadian Language Benchmark 7 which is acceptable to the governments of Canada
•    Obtain 67 points on the Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry points grid which is given on the strength of age, language proficiency, work experience, adaptability, and education, 
•    Have a profile in the Express Entry pool.
Category A is also open now but has no occupations list in it. The only requirement to be eligible is that the applicants must have a valid job offer.  A valid job offer is classified as:
•    made by an employer in Nova Scotia;
•    lasting for continuous, paid, full-time work; and
•    Needs to be done for one year after PR visa is issued. It must not be seasonal, 
•    The other criteria as listed above for eligibility requirements hold good for Category A. Applicants need to have 67 points on point- grid, and have sufficient educational levels and language abilities.
Nova Scotia has a wide-ranging occupations list and plans to open its doors to diverse candidates; they are required to be proactive and well prepared. The province has issued an advanced notice and has provided time for eligible candidates to be prepared for future assignments. They can submit an application now or wait for a second opportunity also
Nova Scotia is an Atlantic Province located on the east coast of Canada. It is a Maritime’ province and has a historical, significant, and geographic relationship with the ocean. It provides greatest opportunities to newcomers to settle in Canada and have a good life.
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