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Nova Scotia PNP Points Calculator 2023
Nova Scotia PNP Eligibility Calculator 2023
What is Nova Scotia Points calculator ?
Popularly known as Canada’s Ocean Playground, Canadian province Nova Scotia boasts of more than 7600 kms of coastline and beautiful beaches. From a thriving economy to an unparalleled lifestyle filled with adventure and leisure, Nova Scotia offers a haven for skilled immigrants from the world over. From great seas and forests to bustling cities and a low cost of living, Nova Scotia is one of the most popular immigration destinations in Canada.
The capital city of Halifax is the hub of economic activity in Nova Scotia, followed by other cities that are growing fast and thus, Nova Scotia is on a constant lookout for skilled professionals with valued experience in various sectors to help boost the economy of Nova Scotia.
What are the under the NS Demand Express Entry System 2023?
Your Express Entry profile will be assessed by NSOI on factors like Age, Education, Work Experience, Language proficiency etc. Based on these factors, you will need to score a minimum of 67 points to qualify under nova Scotia PNP for a nomination with the Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry stream.
In 2023, you can use this Eligibility Calculator for Immigration to Nova Scotia
|Education||Maximum 25 Points|
|Ability in English and/or French||Maximum 28 Points|
|Work Experience||Maximum 15 Points|
|Age||Maximum 12 Points|
|Arranged employment in Nova Scotia||Maximum 10 Points|
|Adaptability||Maximum 10 Points|
|Total||Maximum 100 Points|
|Minimum Passing Points||67 Points|
Factor 1: Education
|Level of Education||Points|
|Master`s level or professional degree||23|
|Two or more post-secondary credentials, one of which is a three-year or longer post-secondary credential||22|
|Three-year or longer post-secondary credential||21|
|Two-year post-secondary credential||19|
|One-year post-secondary credential||15|
Factor 2: Language Skills
|First Official Language|
|Speaking / Listening / Reading / Writing||Intermediate IELTS 6.0 / 6.0 / 6.0 / 6.0||4 / ability|
|Speaking / Listening / Reading / Writing||High intermediate
IELTS 6.5 / 7.5 / 6.5/6.5
|5 / ability|
|Speaking / Listening / Reading / Writing||Advanced
IELTS 7.0 / 8.0 / 7.0 / 7.0
|6 / ability|
|Speaking / Listening / Reading / Writing||Spouse/partner’s official language (CLB4)
IELTS 4.0 / 4.5 / 3.5 / 4.0
|Second Official Language|
|Speaking / Listening / Reading / Writing||CLB/NCLC 5 in all abilities
IELTS 5.0 / 5.0 / 4.0 / 5.0
Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing
Factor 3: Work Experience
|1 year (Minimum threshold)||9|
|6 years or more||15|
Factor 4: Age
|Age of Applicant||Points|
|18 to 35||12|
|47 and over||0|
Factor 5: Arranged Employment
|is currently working in Canada on an LMIA-based work permit and his or her work in Canada is considered “skilled” (NOC 0, A, or B level).||The work permit is valid when a permanent residency application is made* and The employer has made a permanent, full-time skilled job offer to the applicant. *At the time the permanent resident visa is issued, the applicant is expected to still hold a valid work permit.||10|
|is currently working in Canada on an LMIA-exempt work permit or a work permit issued under a provincial/territorial agreement.||The work permit is valid when a permanent residence application is made* and The employer has made a permanent, full-time skilled job offer to the applicant. *At the time the permanent resident visa is issued, the applicant is expected to still hold a valid work permit.||10 points|
|does not hold a valid work permit and is not otherwise authorized to work in Canada.||A prospective employer has made a permanent, full-time skilled job offer to the applicant; and The offer of employment has received a positive LMIA||10|
|holds a valid work permit or is otherwise authorized to work in Canada, but does not fall under one of the two above scenarios.||The work permit or authorization is valid when a permanent residence application is made; A prospective employer has made a permanent, full-time skilled job offer to the applicant; and The offer of employment has received a positive LMIA||10|
Factor 6: Adaptability
|PA previous work in Canada (minimum 1 year NOC 0,A,B)||10|
|Previous study in Canada||5|
|Previous study in Canada – accompanying spouse/partner||5|
|Previous work in Canada – accompanying spouse/partner||5|
|Arranged employment in Canada||5|
|Relative in Canada – 18 years or older||5|
|Language ability CLB 4 or above – accompanying spouse/partner (IELTS 4.0/4.5/3.5/4.0)||5|
How can I migrate to Nova Scotia in 2023? What is NSNP 2023?
To migrate permanently to Nova Scotia on a PR Visa, you can apply for its provincial nomination through Nova Scotia PNP which will help boost your CRS score by 600 points, making the chances very high that you get your PR Visa for Canada, to live and work in Nova Scotia. To be eligible for a nomination you will have to score the minimum points required for Nova Scotia PNP. Find Your Score on NS PNP Eligibility Calculator
There are 2 ways you can get a Nova Scotia PNP nomination:
- Outside Nova Scotia Express Entry System: Apply to NSOI and get the eligibility assessed. And get nominated. Then create an Express Entry profile and mention details of nomination.
- Under Nova Scotia Express Entry System (Recommended): Make an Express Entry profile, express interest in nomination from a province, the province assesses your profile, gives you an ITA and shares a nomination. This provincial nomination will boost your CRS by 600 points and help in getting an ITA from IRCC for Canada PR Visa.
Nova Scotia Provincial Nominee Program (NSNP) is the Immigration Program run by the Canadian province of Nova Scotia to nominate potential immigrants who are skilled and experienced and contribute towards expanding the economy of the province and fill the gap of demand by the labor market for skilled workforce and its supply effectively.
What are the stream of Nova Scotia PNP under which I can apply ?
As Nova Scotia adopts immigration friendly policies, it has made many streams under the NS PNP to facilitate a steady flow of immigrants in the province.
Following are the NS PNP Streams under which you can apply:
- Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry stream
- Nova Scotia Experience: Express Entry stream
- Skilled Worker stream
- Family Business Worker stream
Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry stream
The Nova Scotia Office of Immigration (NSOI) has based this stream on the federal Express Entry System. Those candidates who have a profile with the Express Entry system and are eligible as per this stream can apply directly to NSNP for a nomination.
There are two important categories:
- LIMA Verified Job Offer from Nova Scotia based Employer
- Nova Scotia based Work Experience from an occupation listed in Nova Scotia Occupation List of Minimum 1 Year
What if I do not qualify as per the
Apart from the Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry stream, there are many other stream available, while the NSOI is constantly working on bringing in new categories to invite highly skilled immigration applicants to live and settle in Nova Scotia. Thus, we can help you find your best options.
You may still qualify for immigration to Nova Scotia!
Every immigration applicant has unique factors. Contact the top immigration consultants in Delhi. Abroad Pathway has specialized experience in Canada Immigration services. Our Canada Immigration team will help you check if you qualify for Canada Immigration and offer best alternatives based on your credentials for immigrating to Nova Scotia in 2023.
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