Nova Scotia Express Entry Stream to accept 350 applications April 28
The province of Nova Scotia will reopen Category B of Demand: Express Entry Stream to 350 applications tomorrow morning at 9 a.m. Atlantic Daylight Time.
The Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry Stream (NSDEE) only accepts applications from candidates with a profile in the federal Express Entry pool. It operates on a first-come, first-served basis.
Applicants who are successfully nominated by the province of Nova Scotia will get an extra 600 Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points, leaving them a great chance to receive an Invitation to Apply for Canadian PR.
Nova Scotia recently made changes to its list of opportunity occupations that saw change in number of occupations from 16 to 11.
The occupations now on the list are:
|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 nurses||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|
To apply under Category B, you must:
- Have a profile registered in the federal Express Entry system.
- Score 67 points or more on the stream’s six selection factors.
- Have at least 1 year of skilled work experience in one of Nova Scotia’s target occupations.
- Have a Canadian high school credential or equivalent.
- Prove language ability in English or French at Canadian Language Benchmark 7.
- Show enough financial resources to successfully settle in Nova Scotia.
You do not need any minimum CRS Score for this Stream.
The NSDEE’s Category A: Arranged Employment in Nova Scotia remains open. Applicants to this category who have an arranged job offer supported by a Nova Scotia employer. The job offer must be in a National Occupational Classification (NOC) skill level O, A, or B occupation.
The notice of this stream opening a day in advance is welcome news to eligible candidates who find themselves on the revised occupations list.