Via the NSNP, foreign candidates who have necessary for Nova Scotia skills and experience may be nominated to receive Nova Scotia Provincial Nomination Certificate. NSNP offers various streams for candidates:
- Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry
- Nova Scotia Experience: Express Entry
- Nova Scotia Labour Market Priorities
- Labour Market Priorities for Physicians
- International Graduate Entrepreneur
- Skilled Worker
- Occupations in Demand
The Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry stream make a selection of highly skilled candidates who wish to settle in Nova Scotia permanently. Applicants must possess a good chance of finding employment in Nova Scotia. Applications will be accepted only on-line. Category A (for candidates with a job offer) will be open, and category B (for applicants with experience in an opportunity occupation) will open and close throughout the year.
For more information please visit Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry.
The Nova Scotia Labour Market Priorities stream selects candidates in the federal Express Entry system who satisfy provincial job market demands to apply for nomination. Only candidates who receive a Letter of Interest from the Nova Scotia Office of Immigration may apply.
For more information please visit Nova Scotia Labour Market Priorities.
The Nova Scotia Labour Market Priorities stream for Physicians chooses candidates to apply for nomination via the federal Express Entry system.
General practitioners and family physicians (NOC 3112) and Specialist physicians (NOC 3111) may apply if they receive an approved and signed job offer from the Nova Scotia Health Authority or the IWK Health Centre.
For more information please visit Labour Market Priorities for Physicians.
The Physician Stream is designed to hire general practitioners, family physicians, and specialist physicians. The candidates receive a job offer from Nova Scotia health authorities for the positions that have not been filled with a permanent resident or Canadian citizen.
For more information please visit Physician Stream.
The Entrepreneur Stream is designed for experienced business owners or senior business managers wish to open a new business or purchase an existing business and to settle permanently in Nova Scotia.
For more information please visit Entrepreneur Stream.
The Skilled Worker stream assists employers to hire foreign workers and recently graduated international students with skills that are needed in Nova Scotia for positions they have been unable to fill with permanent residents or Canadian citizens.
For more information please visit Skilled Worker Stream.
The Occupations in Demand stream targets specific intermediate-skilled occupations (NOC C) that are in high demand in the province of Nova Scotia.
For more information please visit Occupations in Demand Stream.