Nova Scotia brings forth Express Entry migration Programme

January 24, 2015
New Express Entry migration Programme by Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia, one of the main provinces of Canada has newly launched the migration programme known as Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry to aid the overseas nationals settle in the country permanently without any offer letter of job in hand. The concerned authorities of the country have planned to house 350 overseas individuals for this quarter. 

Even though the holding of job offer letter is not so crucial, he or she has to score minimum of 67 points in points test to be qualified for filing the application. This new programme is applicable to overseas nationals along with their partners, dependent children and spouse. 

Each applicant’s request will be assessed and will be allotted the points by considering diverse factors such as language ability, education, age, adaptability factors and work experience.  An overseas national will also be assessed based on the job offer letter that he or she attains from the concerned employer of the province. 

An overseas individual applying though this programme must meet certain criteria’s such as, work experience of full-time or the correspondent part-time in any of the 29 occupations that are present in the profession list, language ability test scores of TEF, CELPIP or IELTS should also be maintained by a candidate. Apart from this, an individual is also required to hold minimum educational qualifications.

In general, a prospective individual has two routes to attain the permanent residence in the province through the new migration programme, such as applying directly to the NSOI and then entering to the pool of express entry or to be chosen by the Nova Scotia Office of Immigration from the pool of express entry. 

There are three sorts of migration programmes for Nova Scotia such as skilled worker programme, Family Business Worker programme and Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry programme.

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