Step-by-Step Guide to Nova Scotia PNP Program

The Nova Scotia Provincial Nominee Program (NSPNP) Occupation In-Demand Stream targets highly skilled individuals with experience in occupations that are in high demand within the province. This stream is designed to support Nova Scotia's labor market needs by selecting candidates who have the skills and experience required to contribute to the provincial economy.

Key Features
Eligibility Requirements: Candidates must have work experience in an occupation that is in demand in Nova Scotia. This typically includes healthcare, skilled trades, and other high-need professions.
Job Offer: Applicants must have a valid job offer from a Nova Scotia employer in a targeted occupation.
Work Experience: A minimum of one year of full-time (or equivalent part-time) experience in the occupation within the last five years.
Education: Candidates must have the necessary education, training, and certification/licensing required to perform the job in Nova Scotia.
Language Proficiency: Applicants must demonstrate sufficient English or French language proficiency through standardized tests (IELTS, CELPIP, or TEF).

Application Process
1. Expression of Interest (EOI): Interested candidates must first submit an Expression of Interest to the Nova Scotia Office of Immigration.
2. Invitation to Apply (ITA): If selected, candidates will receive an Invitation to Apply for provincial nomination.
3. Complete Application: Applicants must submit a complete application, including all required documents, to the Nova Scotia Office of Immigration.
4. Nomination Certificate: Successful applicants will receive a provincial nomination certificate, which they can use to apply for permanent residence with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).