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Express Entry Stream of Nova Scotia Opens and closes Quickly

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 07, Jul 2017

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The popular express entry stream of Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) reopened and closed quickly within few hours. The Nova Scotia Demand- Express Entry stream formally reopened on July 5, 2017, however, got closed within few hours of opening.

Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) is the popular Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) of Canada and its Express Entry stream helps the applicants registered in federal express entry system to apply for nomination from the province of Nova Scotia, Canada.

Nova Scotia Demand- Express Entry Stream of NSNP

The speedy closure of NSNP- express entry stream indicates its massive popularity among the Canadian immigration aspirants all across the world. The current application intake of NSNP was no different from the last one that also closed soon after opening.

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The Category-B of Nova Scotia Demand Express Entry Stream is largely popular. The candidates who have work experience in the priority occupations of the Nova Scotia (listed below), can apply in the Category B of the Express Entry stream of Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP). While, Category B is closed for now, you have the option to apply in Category A of NSNP Express Entry. However, you need Canada job offer first to apply in Category A of Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP).

Opportunity Occupations List valid for Express Entry Stream of NSNP

Occupation NOC code
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

Get ready for the next Application Intake of NSNP Express Entry stream

The next application intake of Nova Scotia Demand- Express Entry Stream (Category B) may open soon in next few months. However, if you want to get considered for the NSNP next time around, you must prepare your file well in advance and apply first as soon as this key NSNP stream opens to invite applications.

Eligibility Criteria for Express Entry Stream of NSNP

The applicants applying for the Category B of the NSNP-express entry stream require meeting following parameters:
  • Applicant must have a profile registered in federal Express Entry system
  • Require having minimum 1 year of skilled work experience in any of the target occupations of the province of Nova Scotia
  • Need to foreign education credentials equivalent to Canada (duly assessed and authenticated by relevant assessing authority)
  • 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.

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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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