Nova Scotia Express Entry immigration stream (Category B) reopened on 11th October. The intake limit was 300 applicants. The stream in takes those highly skilled workers who are having relevant work skills in the occupation-in demand in province of Nova Scotia. These 300 candidates are eligible for 600 additional points on the nomination and also entitle to ITA from Nova Scotia to live and work in the province permanently.
It is matter of no amazement that the stream reaches its intake limit so soon and is not planning to re-open this stream anytime soon.
Following is the demand list of occupations in Nova Scotia as per NOC:
|1||Financial auditors and accountants||1111||A|
|2||Other financial officers||1114||A|
|3||Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations||1123||A|
|5||Accounting Technician and Book Keepers||1311||B|
|7||Information systems analysts and consultants||2171||A|
|8||Computer programmers and interactive media development||2174||A|
|9||Computer network technicians||2281||B|
|10||User support technicians||2282||B|
|11||Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses||3012||A|
|12||Licensed practical nurses||3233||B|
|13||College and other vocational instructors||4021||A|
|14||Paralegal and related occupations||4211||B|
|15||Social and community service workers||4212||B|
|16||Financial sales representatives||6235||B|
Category B eligibility conditions:
If you wish to apply under Category B of Nova Scotia Express Entry Stream, check the following criteria before you proceed to apply-
Nevertheless, Nova Scotia Express Entry immigration stream (Category A) remains open at this time. To be eligible for category A, you must need a valid job offer letter from a Canadian employer/firm in operations in Nova Scotia. Also, the candidate must score minimum point requirement of 67 points as well as must have appropriate educational requirement and language ability.