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Express Entry Stream of Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) is opening soon

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 27, Apr 2017

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Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) - a popular immigration program of Canadian Province Nova Scotia is soon opening its Express Entry stream. The express entry stream of the NSNP is the key stream that is associated with the federal express entry immigration system of Canada. This stream is opening after a long time, i.e. since year 2015.

Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP)

Nova Scotia is the popular Provincial Nominee Program of the province of Nova Scotia, through which it selects the suitable skilled workers to nominate them for Canadian permanent residency. The province has already announced that it will open and shut the stream throughout the year until it reach the annual immigration quota allocated to it, by the federal government. Hence, the candidates prepared in advance will have better chance of submitting the complete application first than others, considering there is no Expression of Interest (EOI) system in place.

Let’s find out more about soon opening Express Entry stream of NSNP.

Nova Scotia Demand- Express Entry Stream

The candidates registered in the federal express entry system of Canada are eligible to be notified for Nova Scotia Demand- Express Entry Stream if they meet the eligibility parameters of this popular PNP stream.

Also Read- Canada invited over 35,000 People for Permanent Residency till April 2017 via Express Entry- Apply now to be the next

The individuals, who apply in express entry stream of Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) and get selected for nomination, shall become eligible to receive additional 600 CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) points. The additional 600 CRS Points automatically makes the applicant eligible to receive the ITA (Invitation to Apply) for Canada PR from Immigration Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) considering the CRS score requirement at now hovering around 415 Mark.

Express entry PNP Streams active this year

The NSNP- express entry stream will soon join the list of PNP EE Streams, which have been active this year till now, and selected significant number candidates as well, such as, Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP), Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP), and British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP). All these PNPs selected considerable number of candidates from express entry pool in 2017.

The selection of applicants through Express entry PNP streams is understandable considering the enhanced immigration target of IRCC through Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) for this year (i.e. 51,000).

Eligibility Requirements
  • Candidates require having a profile registered in federal Express Entry system;
  • Need to have minimum 1 year of skilled work experience in any of the target occupations of the province of Nova Scotia
  • Need to have minimum high school credential equivalent to Canada
  • Meet the language ability criteria in English or French, i.e. CLB ( Canadian Language Benchmark) 7 or above
  • A candidate require securing minimum 67 points or more on the points assessment grid of the stream
  • Need to demonstrate enough financial resources to settle in the province of Nova Scotia successfully.

The occupation list available as of now is for 2015 cycle, the occupation list may get updated soon for the present immigration cycle. You may send an email to for updated occupation list.

Prepare you file fast for upcoming NSNP – Express Entry Stream

If you are interested in applying for Canada PR through one of the easiest pathways, you must prepare your file for upcoming NSNP – Express Entry Stream. So, get in touch with the registered Canadian Visa Consultancy Agency to apply for the Canadian PR through soon opening EE stream of Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP).


Rajneesh Kumar

Rajneesh Kumar is a well-known writer,blogger and content creator. His passion and expertise in writing content on Immigration, visa, political affairs, News, current affairs, etc. makes him one of the best professional writers around.

He has been creating the Immigration Content, i.e. Blogs, Articles, social media, videos, etc. for more than 5 years now.


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