Nova Scotia Express Entry category reopens for new applications
Popular Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry category one of four pathways to the province for Express Entry candidates
Nova Scotia is an Atlantic province of Canada. The program through which the province Nova Scotia selects interested migrants is Nova Scotia PNP. Every Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) has a stream that is linked to Express Entry. Nova Scotia reopened one of its most popular Express Entry-linked provincial nomination categories on Saturday, November 17, at 9 a.m. Atlantic Standard Time for up to 225 applications
Most of the people who want to migrate to Canada apply through this Category because:
- This category provides successful candidates with a provincial nomination and an additional 600 ranking points, effectively guaranteeing an invitation to apply for Canadian permanent residence.
- This category does not require a Canadian job offer or Canadian work experience.
- This category has no minimum Comprehensive Ranking Score (CRS) score requirement.
Express Entry stream of the Nova Scotia Demand category has a category B that is known as first-come, first-served category. That means the candidates who fill his or her form first will get selected for the further procedure. This stream was last opened on April 28, 2018, and it reached its limited seat within few hours and closed to new applicants as the numbers of seats were filled.
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Candidates who want to apply for this category must have a work experience and that work experience must be in one of the Nova Scotia’s 11 opportunity occupations along with other eligibility criteria.
The November 17 opening was typical of the competitive intake process for Category B, which operates on a first-come, first served basis. This means Nova Scotia accepts applications in the order they are submitted until the intake quota is met, which usually occurs within a matter of hours.
The November 17 intake period was no exception to this rule, lasting less than two hours. This was on par with previous intakes for Category B, the most recent of which occurred on April 28, 2018, for 350 applications and also ended just hours after it opened.
Nova Scotia’s Express Entry options
There are two options of Nova Scotia’s Express Entry categories. Those sub-categories are:
Nova Scotia demand: Express Entry
Nova Scotia Experience: Express Entry
Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry
This stream is designed to nominate skilled candidates with a post-secondary education and qualification. This steam very helps the skilled immigrants who want to settle in Nova Scotia.
Category A: Arranged Employment in Nova Scotia. This category is for candidates having a job offer from Nova Scotia.
Category B: This category is for candidates who are experienced in an opportunity occupation.
Unlike Category B, Category A remains open year-round to applications from Express Entry candidates with an eligible full-time job offer from a Nova Scotia employer.
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The first and only invitations to apply were issued on August 8 to Express Entry candidates who have work experience as an early childhood educator and assistants under the Labour Market Priorities Stream
Nova Scotia’s other Express Entry options are Category A of the Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry Stream and the Nova Scotia Experience: Express Entry Stream. Category A remains open year-round to applications from Express Entry candidates with an eligible full-time job offer from a Nova Scotia employer.
The Nova Scotia Experience: Express Entry Stream is also open year-round and welcomes applications from Express Entry candidates with at least one year of work experience in Nova Scotia in a high-skilled occupation.
If you want to apply under Nova Scotia’s Express Entry stream, the first thing you need to do is to create an Express Entry Profile.
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