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Nova Scotia PNP- Express Entry Stream to open On April 28 (Saturday, 9 a.m. ADT) - Get ready to apply

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 28, Apr 2018

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Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) - the key PNP of Canada to open its Express Entry Stream (Category B) on April 28 (Saturday, 9 a.m. ADT), i.e. 5:30 PM, Saturday, Indian Standard Time (IST).The Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry stream of NSNP, has been designed to choose highly skilled individuals, who wish to live in Nova Scotia permanently.

The best thing about this stream is it doesn't ask for any job offer from the candidates, however, the applicants must have skills and qualification to find quick employment in the province of Nova Scotia. Let's find more details about opening of this key NSNP stream.

Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry stream (Category B)

Unlike category A, NSNP- Express Entry Stream (Category B) doesn't demand any job offer and hence, every year tens of thousands of people apply for this stream. In its upcoming application intake, Nova ScotiaDemand: Express Entry (Category B) to accept 350 applications.Only limited number of applications will be accepted, hence, you must apply fast to be considered this time around.

Click here for Eligibility requirementsofNova Scotia Demand: Express Entry (Category B)

One of the key requirements of, Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry (Category B) is that an applicant need to have minimum 1 year of skilled work experience in one of Nova Scotia target occupations. Hence, you must check your occupation first in the list of Nova Scotia targeted occupations. Recently the Nova Scotia has made some key changes to its occupation list.

Key Changes in the Nova Scotia targeted Occupations

On April 27, 2018, Nova Scotia has made some key changes in the list of targeted occupations. Five occupations have been removed from the list of targeted occupations in Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry (Category B), i.e.

  • Information systems analysts and consultants, NOC 2171
  • Computer programmers and interactive media developers, NOC
  • 2174
  • Computer network technicians, NOC 2281
  • User support technicians, NOC 2282
  • Financial sales representatives, NOC 6235

Updated list of Nova Scotia Targeted occupations

S.No. Occupation NOC code
1 Financial Auditors and Accountants 1111
2 Other financial officers 1114
3 Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations 1123
4 Administrative assistants 1241
5 Accounting and related clerks 1311
6 Civil engineers 2131
7 Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses 3012
8 Licensed practical nurses 3233
9 College and other vocational instructors 4021
10 Paralegal and related occupations 4211
11 Social and community service workers 4212

Need assistance to apply in NSNP- Express Entry stream (category)?

If you wish to apply in theNova Scotia Demand: Express Entry (Category B), you may contact certified Canada migration experts at Visas Avenue Immigration. You may call the VA Immigration experts on Toll Free Number- 78-18-000-777. Alternatively, e-mail your queries to


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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