Nova Scotia Issued New Express Entry Invitations To French-speaking Candidates
Posted On: Fri, Mar 22 2019
The Province of Nova Scotia issued new invitations to apply for a nomination for Canadian Permanent Residence through it is Express Entry linked Labour Market Priorities Immigration Stream on March 20. The latest invitation round invited applicants for Nova Scotia Immigrant Nominee Program who were having French as their first official language to apply for Canada PR. Those invited had to have a minimum language proficiency level of Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 7 or higher in French language ability test.
The other requirements for the NSNP draw were:
- A Bachelor's degree or a program of three or more years at a University, college, trade or technical school, or another institute.
- An Express Entry profile submitted on or after September 25, 2018
The selected applicants have 30 days time period from the date their Letter of Interest was issued to submit a complete application for a provincial nomination from Nova Scotia.
Canada's Express Entry System manages the profiles of Candidates in the three economic migration categories- The Federal Skilled Worker Program, The Federal Skilled Trade Worker Program and The Canadian Experience Class.
The selected candidates who are approved of provincial nomination receive an additional 600 points towards their Express Entry Comprehensive Ranking System Score that enables the higher chances for Canadian Permanent Residence.
The March 20 draw was held to mark the 32nd International Day of La Francophonie and served to launch Nova Scotia’s new Francophone Immigration Action Plan for encouraging francophone immigration to the province.
The Nova Scotia residents who list French as their mother tongue represent between three and four percent of the province’s population.
The plan outlines the province’s strategy for attracting French-Speaking immigrants to Nova Scotia and supporting their retention and integration through access to services and programming.
Nova Scotia Immigrant Nominee Program is one of the popular visa and immigration program inviting skilled and qualified workers to come and settle in the province on a permanent basis. To know your immigration chances, it is suggested to fill the Canada Assessment Form and arrange a callback from the visa experts.