Nova Scotia to accept 225 new applications under the most popular stream Nova Scotia Demand:
Express Entry Category B as per the announcement on 16th November 2018. NSPNP is all set to open on
17th November 2018. The stream under NSPNP invites applications from Express Entry candidates
without any job offer and with at least one year of work experience in one of the 11 opportunity
occupations listed by the province.
NSPNP works on first-come, first served basis with no minimum or maximum express entry cut-off.
Candidates who receive invitations from this province are awarded with additional 600 points in their
CRS points. This leaves these candidates well-positioned for ITA for Canadian permanent residence in
the upcoming express entry draw.
To become eligible for Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry Category B candidates should have:
- Profile in Express Entry system
- Foreign education credentials evaluated equivalent by any one of the four credential assessment agencies
- Standardized language test acceptable to the governments of Canada and Nova Scotia, at least an adequate intermediate language proficiency in English or French (Canadian Language Benchmark) CLB 7
- At least 67 points on the Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry points grid.
**Points are awarded based on language proficiency, age, work experience, education, and adaptability.
Please find below the list of 11 opportunity occupations listed by Nova Scotia for Nova Scotia Demand:
Express Entry Category B:
|OCCUPATION TITLE||NOC||SKILL LEVEL|
|Financial Auditors and Accountants||1111||A|
|Other financial officers||1114||A|
|Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations||1123||A|
|Accounting and related clerks||1311||B|
|Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurse||3012||A|
|Licensed practical nurses||3233||B|
|College and other vocational instructors||4021||A|
|Paralegal and related occupations||4211||B|
|Social and community service workers||4212||B|
**Category A of Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry remains open and requires candidates to have an arranged job offer supported by a positive Labor Market Impact Assessment from a Nova Scotia employer.