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

Posted - 11, Oct 2017

Nova Scotia to accept 300 fresh applications for the Express Entry Stream of its popular Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), i.e. Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP). It will begin to accept the new applications w.e.f. 11th October 2017 (9 A.M. local time). All these application will be accepted under Category B of the express entry stream.  

What is Category B of the Express Entry Stream of NSNP

The Express Entry Stream- Category B of Nova Scotia Nominee Program does not demand any Canadian job offer from the applicants. However, the candidates applying for this stream must be registered in the Federal Express Entry System. In addition, the applicants must have the skills and experience matching the any of the occupations listed in the Eligible occupation list of the province of Nova Scotia. The Category A on the other hand is meant for the applicants, who have got a job offer from the province.

Ensure your Canada PR Invitation through NSNP- Express Entry Stream

The applicants who apply and get selected in the NSNP express entry stream, become eligible to receive the Provincial Nomination. The nomination from the province of Nova Scotia allocates 600 additional CRS points to the applicants already registered in the federal express entry system. Since the qualifying marks (to receive invitation for Canada PR) in express entry system are hovering around 430 Mark, the additional 600 points ensures that the applicant get the ITA (Invitation to Apply) for Canada PR from IRCC (Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada).

Apply fast to secure your place

Category B of Nova Scotia Express Entry Stream is largely popular among the Canada PR applicants all over the world; hence, it gets capped very fast, every time it opens for new applications. Hence, if you are interested in applying in EE Stream of Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP), you must apply fast to secure your place. The intake limit will reach quickly get ready and apply fast in the stream as soon as it starts accepting applications.

List of Eligible occupations

Find below the list of Eligible occupations for Category B of Nova Scotia Nominee Program Express entry stream.


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

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
If you seek, advice, assistance, or support to apply in NSNP- Express Entry Stream, you may contact the certified Canada Migration Expert at Visas Avenue Immigration by sending a mail at e-mail id- [email protected].


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