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Nova Scotia PNP Points Calculator 2018

Nova Scotia Provincial Nominee Program NSNP is made for candidates who possess the skills and experience which is required by the Province, through which a candidate can apply for the provincial nomination and if provincial government thinks you are an eligible candidate and fulfils the required criteria then, you will be given a Nova Scotia Provincial Nomination Certificate, in order to get the Canadian permanent residency status faster.

You can immigrate to Nova Scotia under following programs:

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Nova Scotia Demand Express Entry

Nova Scotia Demand Express Entry: Nova Scotia also selects candidates from the federal government program Express Entry. This stream only allows highly skilled and professional individuals with post-secondary education and qualifications. If potential candidate has these requirements then he/she can be nominated through Express Entry Program.

Mainly there are two categories under the Nova Scotia Demand Express Entry:

  • Category I: Under this category/stream arranged Employment in Nova Scotia. If an individual have a permanent full-time job offer from Canadian employer than he/she can apply for Express Entry under this category.
  • Category II: Paid Work Experience in an Opportunity occupations only those candidates can apply under this category if they are able to show 1 year full time job experience in an opportunity occupation in the last 10 years.
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You can check the current high demanding occupations in Nova Scotia by visiting on Nova Scotia PNP Demand List.

Minimum points required for Nova Scotia PNP

In order to become eligible an applicants must get minimum 67 points out of 100 under the Nova Scotia Points Calculator. The points comprises of factors education, language ability, work experience, age, adaptability factors, if you have a valid job offer letter from Nova Scotia employer you will get extra points which will increase you selection chances.

The selection factors for Nova Scotia PNP are:

Factor Points
Education Maximum 25 Points
Ability in English and/or French Maximum 28 Points
Work Experience Maximum 15 Points
Age Maximum 12 Points
Arranged employment in Nova Scotia Maximum 10 Points
Adaptability Maximum 10 Points
Total Maximum 100 Points
Minimum Passing Points 67 Points

Factor 1: Education


Level of Education Points
Doctoral level 25
Master`s level or professional degree 23
Two or more post-secondary credentials, one of which is a three-year or longer post-secondary credential 22
Three-year or longer post-secondary credential 21
Two-year post-secondary credential 19
One-year post-seondary credential 15
Secondary school 5
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Factor 2: Language Skills


Proficiency Level Points
First Official Language
Speaking / Listening / Reading / Writing Intermediate IELTS 6.0 / 6.0 / 6.0 / 6.0 4 / ability
Speaking / Listening / Reading / Writing High intermediate
IELTS 6.5 / 7.5 / 6.5/6.5
5 / ability
Speaking / Listening / Reading / Writing Advanced
IELTS 7.0 / 8.0 / 7.0 / 7.0
6 / ability
Speaking / Listening / Reading / Writing Spouse/partner’s official language (CLB4)
IELTS 4.0 / 4.5 / 3.5 / 4.0
5
Maximum 24
Second Official Language
Speaking / Listening / Reading / Writing CLB/NCLC 5 in all abilities
IELTS 5.0 / 5.0 / 4.0 / 5.0
4
Maximum
Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing
4

Factor 3: Work Experience


Work Experience Points
1 year (Minimum threshold) 9
2-3 years 11
4-5 years 13
6 years or more 15

Factor 4: Age


Age of Applicant Points
18 to 35 12
36 11
37 10
38 9
39 8
40 7
41 6
42 5
43 4
44 3
45 2
46 1
47 and over 0

Factor 5: Arranged Employment


The Applicant And Points
is currently working in Canada on an LMIA-based work permit and his or her work in Canada is considered “€˜skilled” (NOC 0, A, or B level).
  • The work permit is valid when a permanent residency application is made* and
  • The employer has made a permanent, full-time skilled job offer to the applicant.

*At the time the permanent resident visa is issued, the applicant is expected to still hold a valid work permit.

10
is currently working in Canada on an LMIA-exempt work permit or a work permit issued under a provincial/territorial agreement.
  • The work permit is valid when a permanent residence application is made* and
  • The employer has made a permanent, full-time skilled job offer to the applicant.

*At the time the permanent resident visa is issued, the applicant is expected to still hold a valid work permit.

10 points
does not hold a valid work permit and is not otherwise authorized to work in Canada.
  • A prospective employer has made a permanent, full-time skilled job offer to the applicant; and
  • The offer of employment has received a positive LMIA
10
holds a valid work permit or is otherwise authorized to work in Canada, but does not fall under one of the two above scenarios.
  • The work permit or authorization is valid when a permanent residence application is made;
  • A prospective employer has made a permanent, full-time skilled job offer to the applicant; and
  • The offer of employment has received a positive LMIA
10

Factor 6: Adaptability


Adaptability Points
PA previous work in Canada (minimum 1 year NOC 0,A,B) 10
Previous study in Canada 5
Previous study in Canada – accompanying spouse/partner 5
Previous work in Canada – accompanying spouse/partner 5
Arranged employment in Canada 5
Relative in Canada – 18 years or older 5
Language ability CLB 4 or above – accompanying spouse/partner (IELTS 4.0/4.5/3.5/4.0) 5

You can calculate your Nova Scotia points for free by filling the Free Assessment Form and a team of experts will assess your profile and will tell you under which category you are eligible for Nova Scotia.

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