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Nova Scotia- Express Entry Stream is paused due to Technical Error- Likely to open Again

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 12, Oct 2017

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Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) - Express Entry stream is paused within few hours of its opening due to some technical issue. The Express Entry (Category B) stream of NSNP opened on October 11, 2017 to accept 300 new applications.

Express Entry Stream- Category B of NSNP provides excellent opportunity to the foreign skilled workers to apply for provincial nomination and subsequently, obtain the 600 additional CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) points. The additional CRS points ensure the ITA (Invitation to Apply) for Canada PR visa from Immigration Refugees and Citizenship (IRCC).

Technical Error in Online Application System of NSNP

A Technical error occurred in the online application system of NSNP, due to which the application intake paused by the Nova Scotia office. As per the office, the technical error is being worked upon and once it is fixed, the application intake is likely to open again.

Also read- Express Entry Stream of Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) is opening to accept 300 applications

Here are the key eligibility requirements of the express entry- category B stream of NSNP.

Eligibility requirements

An applicant applying in NSNP-EE stream need to:
  • Have registered his/her profile in Express Entry pool
  • Have secured good marks in the language proficiency test recognized by governments of Canada and Nova Scotia, i.e. minimum satisfactory intermediate language proficiency in English or French (i.e. CLB 7)
  • Have minimum 1 year of full-time (or equivalent part-time) skilled work experience in the past 6 years in one of the opportunity occupations of Nova Scotia province (as listed above)
  • Have their overseas education credentials assessed
  • Acquire at minimum 67 points on the Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry points grid, based on key factors, i.e. age, language skills, work experience, qualification, and adaptability

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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.

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