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Nov Scotia accepted high number of applications in 2018- Get your file ready to apply Canada PR via NSNP in 2019

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 04, Jan 2019

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Nova Scotia - a key Atlantic province of Canada has set a new record in the year 2018 for accepting the highest number of applications for provincial nomination from the suitable candidates from different parts of the globe. Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) is the popular Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) of Canada through which the Atlantic province invites and nominates maximum number of skilled and talented people from overseas. Apart from this, the AIPP (Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program) is other contributor of the migrants to the Nova Scotia.

Record Number of applicants approved by Nova Scotia

In 2018, Nova Scotia approved 2,272 applications via Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP). The number is significant when we compare it to 1,651 applications accepted in the year 2017. It means higher number of people accepted as migrants to the province of Nova Scotia in the year 2018 than any other year in the past.

Talking about segregation of number of application for different programs, total 1,400 applications approved via Nova Scotia PNP, whereas, rest 872 applications were accepted through AIPP.Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) is major source of immigrants to the province, which nominate the suitable applicants under its various streams. The Express Entry aligned steams of NSNP nominates the most number of applicants among all for Canadian permanent residency.

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Express Entry Associated streams of NSNP

The key streams of Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) are Nova Scotia Demand- Express Entry stream, Nova Scotia Experience- EE stream and Labour Market Priorities- EE Stream. These three EE Associated streams have got the largest share of accepted applications, i.e. 1,095 out of total 1,400 approved applications in the year 2018.

Apart from this AIPP (Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program) also account for the fair bid of applications last year. The AIPP operates in coordination with the federal government as well as the four Atlantic provinces of Canada, i.e.

  • Nova Scotia
  • Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Prince Edward Island
  • New Brunswick

A total of 716 businesses of the province of Nova Scotia are entitled under Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program. The program allows the employers in the Atlantic Provinces to recruit eligible overseas workers for the profiles, for which, they weren't able to find local candidates.

Nova Scotia is likely to set a new record for allowing highest number of people settle

Once the data is out, the province of Nova Scotia is all set to create a new record for the allowing maximum number of people to set in the province in any year. As per the now available data, a total of 5,225 people settled in Nova Scotia, between January 1 and October 31, 2018, and the number is much likely to pass the previous high of 5,485 admissions way back in the year 2016.

Prepare your file to apply NSNP in 2019

Nova Scotia Nominee Program is one of the easiest pathways to get provincial nomination and obtain Canada PR based on the same. If you wish to obtain Canadian PR in 2019, you may get in touch with highly qualified and experienced immigration experts at Visas Avenue to confirm your eligibility and apply in NSNP to obtain the provincial nomination for Canadian PR.

Visas Avenue migration experts on Toll Free Number- 78-18-000-777. Moreover, to get your eligibility checked and subsequently, receive a call from the expert, you may fill the free assessment form.


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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