Nova Scotia Provincial Nominee Program (NSPNP) 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:
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:
You can check the current high demanding occupations in Nova Scotia by visiting on Nova Scotia PNP Demand List.
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. find out other factors of Nova scotia PNP
The selection factors for Nova Scotia PNP are:Calculate Nova Scotia 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|
|Level of Education||Points|
|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-secondary credential||15|
|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 / 5.0
|Second Official Language|
|Speaking / Listening / Reading / Writing|| CLB/NCLC 5 in all abilities
IELTS 5.0 / 5.0 / 4.0 / 5.0
Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing
|1 year (Minimum threshold)||9|
|6 years or more||15|
|Age of Applicant||Points|
|18 to 35||12|
|47 and over||0|
|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).||
*At the time the permanent resident visa is issued, the applicant is expected to still hold a valid work permit.
|is currently working in Canada on an LMIA-exempt work permit or a work permit issued under a provincial/territorial agreement.||
*At the time the permanent resident visa is issued, the applicant is expected to still hold a valid work permit.
|does not hold a valid work permit and is not otherwise authorized to work in Canada.||
|holds a valid work permit or is otherwise authorized to work in Canada, but does not fall under one of the two above scenarios.||
|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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After you have decided against moving into the beautiful Nova Scotia Province you will want to apply for the Nova Scotia Nominee Program. The prospective immigrants who have the required skills and experience needed by the province are targeted for the provincial nomination.
The successful provincial nomination for Nova Scotia depends upon the stream you qualify for.
Nova Scotia is the second smallest Province but has growth opportunities for many skilled workers. It has a lot of work opportunities in service sectors like health and education. The government through the Nova Scotia Provincial Nominee Program can nominate foreign workers that qualify for the program.
The Skilled Worker Stream assists employers in recruiting foreign workers and recently graduated international students whose skills are needed in Nova Scotia. Only those positions will be filled that are unable to meet by the permanent residents or Canadian citizens.
To get permanent residency in Nova Scotia, you must:
Therefore, if you are interested in residing in Nova Scotia and meet the above-mentioned criteria along with one of the streams in which you intend to apply:
You can receive the Nova Scotia Immigrant Nominee Program (NSNP) if you fulfill the eligibility conditions set by the Nova Scotian government. Submit the entire relevant document kit while applying for any stream.
Complete the application form to arrange a callback from one of the visa and immigration experts!
Why Consult us for the Nova Scotia Immigration Nominee Program 2019-20?
While the procedure of applying Nova Scotia PNP may seem to be uncomplicated at first, resulting some applicants think they can do it themselves only to face dejection in the later stages of the process. For Nova Scotia PNPs, there is a higher chance of refusal in cases where the application is not properly prepared. The strictness and standards are very high to invite the right candidate for the Nova Scotia Immigrant Nominee Program. Aptech Visa has assisted many individuals and their families in successfully migrating to Canada through the Nova Scotia Provincial Nominee Program. The immigration experts will help you in serving as per your Canada PR needs.
There are countless reasons to come to Nova Scotia for visiting and settlement purposes. What makes Nova Scotia truly special place is its people and their culture. Nova Scotians are often described as friendly, outgoing, and extremely warm towards newcomers. Over time, this second-smallest province of Canada is cultivated by people from across the globe. Located in Eastern Canada mostly surrounded by the ocean throughout, the province of Nova Scotia is a place where you can feel your pace fall in sync with the rhythm of the sea. Immerse yourself in culture, historical landmarks, delicious cuisines, foot-tapping music, and opus of languages.
Nova Scotia is one of the four provinces from Atlantic Canada and three Maritime provinces. Its provincial capital is Halifax. It is the city that is famous for brews and wines. It continues to welcome visitors with costumed guides, stories, and good food.
The smallest province of Canada has good economic conditions where you can easily open a bank account or buy a house/property etc. After your arrival in Nova Scotia, there are lots of friendly people to can help you become comfortable in your new environment.
You must complete the following steps within the first weeks of arriving in Nova Scotia so that you are ready to live, work, and receive health care in case of an emergency:
Important Note: When you submit your application, it is advisable to ask for a receipt or temporary card that will help you in applying for jobs while you are waiting for the official SIN card. It may take 4-6 weeks after you apply. Nova Scotia is one of the nicest provinces of Canada, so if you are looking of migrating to this beautiful province, start your Nova Scotia Provincial Nominee immigration process by consulting our team of experts filling the Canada Immigration Assessment form.
Canada has six primary time zones currently that includes from east to west they are Newfoundland Time Zone, Atlantic Time Zone, Eastern Time, Central Time Zone, Mountain Time Zone, and the Pacific Time Zone. In fact, in most of Canada Daylight Saving Time begins at 2:00 AM local time on the second Sunday in March.
The names in each time zone change along with Daylight Saving Time. Eastern Standard Time (EST) becomes Eastern Daylight Time (EDT); Atlantic Daylight Time (ADT) becomes Atlantic Standard Time and so on…
However, some areas of Canada do not use Daylight Saving Time include, Fort St. John, Charlie Lake, Taylor and Dawson Creek in British Columbia, Creston in the East Kootenays, and most of the areas of Saskatchewan. Now, the Daylight Saving Time will end on the first Sunday in November and will be back to Eastern Standard Time. Here, the residents of Canada will have to turn their clocks ahead one hour after midnight.
Nova Scotia is the Maritime province of Canada and falls under the Atlantic Time Zone. It is one of the four Atlantic provinces of Canada with provincial capital Halifax. Nova Scotia is the second-smallest of Canada’s ten provinces, with an area of 55,284 sq. km including Cape Breton and another 3,800 coastal islands.
Similar is the case with Nova Scotia that observes the Daylight Saving Time.
|Nova Scotia Local Time Details|
|Time Zone Abbreviations||Atlantic Standard Time - is abbreviated as AST |
Atlantic Daylight Time - is abbreviated as ADT
|UTC - GMT Offset||Nova Scotia is GMT/UTC - 4h during Standard Time |
Nova Scotia is GMT/UTC - 3h during Daylight Saving Time
|Daylight Saving Time Usage||Nova Scotia does utilize Daylight Saving Time.|
|Daylight Saving Start Date||Nova Scotia started Daylight Saving Time on Sunday March 10, 2019 at 2:00 AM local time.|
|Daylight Saving End Date||Nova Scotia ends Daylight Saving Time on |
Sunday November 3, 2019 at 2:00 AM local time.
Yes, Nova Scotia comes under Atlantic Time Zone in Canada. Also, the provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island falls under this zone. They calculate time specifically as an offset which is 4 hours behind from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-4).
India is 8 hours and 30 minutes ahead of Nova Scotia. Say for example, if in India it is 4:30 pm then in Nova Scotia it will be 8:00 am and so on.
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