FAQ on Nova Scotia Nominee Program

Often we keep getting so many questions on Nova Scotia Nominee Program that we thought why not make a blog post for it? 

Nova Scotia stream is one of the most popular streams and is a boom at the moment. It is one of the good provinces to stay and make your future in Canada. 

Below are 10 questions that are most commonly asked to us and searched for. You can also comment down below in the comments section if you have some other queries and we will try to make a blog post for those questions also. 

1. What is the Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NP) for Skilled Workers?
The Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) for Skilled Workers is a provincial immigration program that allows the province of Nova Scotia in Canada to nominate eligible skilled foreign workers and their families to become permanent residents of Canada.

2. Who is eligible to apply for the Nova Scotia NP Skilled Workers program? Eligibility criteria may include factors such as education, work experience, language proficiency (usually English or French), age, and intent to live and work in Nova Scotia. Specific requirements may vary based on the category /Occupation type within the Skilled Workers program.

3. What are the different streams under the Nova Scotia NP? As of my last update, there were several streams under the NSNP, including the Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry stream, the Skilled Worker stream, the Occupation in-Demand stream, etc. Each stream has its own criteria and requirements.

4. How does the Nova Scotia: Express Entry stream work? This stream is designed for candidates who have a profile in the federal Express Entry system and meet the specific criteria of the Nova Scotia: Express Entry stream. If nominated, candidates receive additional points in the Express Entry Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS), which can significantly enhance their chances of receiving an invitation to apply for Canadian permanent residency.

5. What is the Skilled Worker stream? The Skilled Worker stream is for candidates who have a job offer from a Nova Scotia employer. The job offer must be in an occupation that falls under the National Occupational Classification (NOC) Teer 0,1,2,3,4,5.

6. How do I apply for the Nova Scotia NP Skilled Workers program? The application process generally involves creating an online account and submitting the necessary documents and forms. You will need to meet the eligibility requirements of the specific stream you are applying for.

7. How does the nomination process work? If you meet the criteria and are nominated by the province of Nova Scotia, you will receive a provincial nomination certificate. This certificate can then be used to apply for permanent residency through the federal government's immigration department, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).

8. Are there any processing fees associated with the Nova Scotia NP Skilled Workers program? No, there is no processing fee or application fee. However, there might be costs related to your application such as translation costs, fees for language testing, etc

9. Can my family members come with me to Canada through this program? Yes, your eligible family members, such as your spouse or common-law partner and dependent children, can accompany you to Canada if you are nominated and subsequently approved for permanent residency.

10. How long does it take to process an application under the Nova Scotia NP Skilled Workers program? Processing times can vary based on several factors, including the stream you are applying through, the completeness of your application, and the volume of applications being processed at the time. The minimum processing time would be a period of 3 months.  It's important to check the current processing times on the official Nova Scotia immigration website.

That's all for today. Let us know if we could solve your queries and if we couldn't then comment down your questions below and we can try making a blog post using those questions. 

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