Nova Scotia Provincial Nominee Program Process 2018
Want to apply to a Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) Stream
Nova Scotia composes of Nova Scotia peninsula, Cape Breton islands, and thousand of smaller islands in east part of the country. Location of Nova Scotia along the Atlantic Ocean means that its lifestyle has a deep root in their history also. Province is famous for its vast coastline and its delicious seafood. Now, easiest way for one to immigrate to Nova Scotia is by express entry provincial program.
NSNP is the immigration program that allows the officials to choose from the qualified candidates based on their skill sets that are required for the development of the province. There are two ways a candidate can acquire a Nova Scotia PNP nomination certificate. There are two ways to apply for permanent residence, firstly is directly contacting the province(Immigration Nova Scotia) via provincial nomination outside express entry. If given the nomination, candidate can create express profile and Nova Scotia nomination to their profile.
Second way is via applying through express entry program. After creating your profile, candidates can express their interest in the Nova Scotia provincial nomination. If Nova Scotia PNP contacts the candidates and invites him or her to formally invite to apply for the permanent residence, then applicant can transfer the Nova Scotia provincial nomination certificate to his or her express profile and can instantly get 600 points in CRS increasing chances definitely for getting the ITA in next draw. Express entry speeds up the Nova Scotia immigration process significantly, with most applicants being processed in less than in 6 months. Visabuddy can help candidates apply directly to Nova Scotia Provincial Nominee Program, and if nominated we can prepare and submit your application for Canadian Permanent Residence Program.
Nova Scotia Provincial Nominee objective is simple to provide eligible immigrants a way to settle in the province with their family. When your application is accepted into Nova Scotia program, you are set on a fast track to Canada Permanent Residence Visa status and will process within 6 months via new Canadian Express Entry program. Now, there are various streams in the Nova Scotia PNP program some new one’s are added like Entrepreneur Stream and old one’s are closed down like Non-Dependant Child of Nova-Scotia Nominees Stream and the Agri-Food Sector stream. It is important to notice that Nova Scotia is coming up with new streams for the immigration program to facilitate more skilled immigrants to apply for the program.
Each of the nominee stream has their own set of rules and requirements on who can qualify them. Nova Scotia PNP program provides opportunities to qualified immigrants and also contribute to the economy of the province. Now, some of the major streams in the immigration program are as follows:
Came into effect as January 1,2015 it is one of the newest entry in the program. This stream is designed for highly skilled individuals that have a post-secondary education and other qualifications that will help them successfully settle in province.
In order to qualify for this stream, you must attain a score of 67/100 on a point grid measuring:
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There are total 26 occupations that are categorised under this stream. Candidate must have at least one year full time experience within 5 years in any of the eligible occupations. Also keep in mind occupation-in-demand can be changed by Canadian federal government in any instance of time.
Candidate have to show their language proficiency in either English or French language in order to accept in the program. They must have to pass certain language examination that are recognised by the Canadian government. Candidate must have achieved a Canadian Language Benchmark(CLB) level 7 in all aspects of the examination(reading, writing, speaking and listening).
There are also two sub-categories in the express stream:
Some things are also to be check and candidate must not apply if they are any one of the following:
This stream allows skilled candidates that have worked for Nova Scotia employer for more than 12 months to become a Permanent Canadian Resident. There are some conditions that are to be met by the applicant and they are as follows:
Now those candidates that should not submit their application under this stream are as follow:
This stream is the second most common stream in Nova Scotia PNP Program. This program allows employers to recruit from highly skilled and qualified foreign workers that are in limited supply in the province. There are also sub-categories based on the skills of the immigrants:
For all the above workers, there are some requirements that they all should met and they are as follows:
There are some conditions for the employers also and they are as follows:
This stream allows Nova Scotia employers the ability to recruit workers that are close relatives. They must have specific skill set that are difficult to find in Canadian citizens. Now, eligible relation in this stream are as follows:
Step or half relatives of same degree are also accepted in this program.
Now, the requirements that are to be met by the applicant are as follows:
Requirements to be met by the family business owner are as follows:
This stream is one of the proposed stream that is under consideration and under development. The Nova Scotia Office of Immigration is currently conducting consultations for the proposed criteria that correlates the stream. The requirements so far are used to ensure that the applicant has a personal net worth of at least CDN $400,000 or that they will make a minimum equity investment of CDN $150,000. They will also be required to enter Canada on a two-year work permit to demonstrate their genuine intention in both living in and developing a business in Nova Scotia. All of these traits must be demonstrated before the applicant is nominated for the program.
The Nova Scotia PNP Program is designed to ensure that good people immigrant to the Canadian province. It helps fast track the immigration and employment of skilled workers that are desperately needed in key industries and employment sectors. By integrating with the new Citizenship and Immigration Canada online system, Express Entry Nova Scotia offers a fast and efficient method for people to immigrate to the province.
In fact, this is how the program most benefits individuals. It quickens the Permanent Resident process by more than half. Oftentimes, the first step, being nominated to the Provincial Nominee Program takes as little as three months. After this, the applicant must apply to Citizenship and Immigration Canada for a Permanent Resident Visa. This second step generally takes about six months after receiving the nominee certificate. With the new Nova Scotia PNP Express Entry integration, immigrating to Canada’s “ocean playground” is more efficient than ever before.
The 2018 NSNP uses an EOI draw system to select the best qualified candidates and invite them to apply. Prospective immigrants who obtain a Nova Scotia nomination will then have a much better opportunity to be selected to apply for Canadian Permanent Resident Visas. Whether you are interested in Halifax immigration(Halifax is capital of Nova Scotia) or you would like to settle in a more quiet setting such as the Annapolis Valley, the Provincial Nominee Program Nova Scotia may be perfect for you.
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