The Skilled Worker stream helps employers recruit and hire foreign workers and recently graduated international students whose skills are in limited supply in Nova Scotia. The employer can only hire foreign workers for positions they have been unable to fill with permanent residents or Canadian citizens.
Priority will be given to applicants whose employers:
Have made a genuine effort to recruit qualified Canadian citizens or permanent residents
Can demonstrate they will provide additional support to assist newcomers with their settlement needs
Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry
The Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry selects highly skilled individuals who wish to live in the Province of Nova Scotia permanently and either have a permanent full-time job offer from a Nova Scotia employer or have a reasonable ability to attach quickly to Nova Scotia’s labour market.
The Nova Scotia Office of Immigration reserves the right to consider only certain types of jobs and occupations for nomination, depending on the current economic situation of the Nova Scotia labour market needs. Provincial priorities may change as skill shortages are met by permanent residents or Canadian citizens.
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Nova Scotia Experience: Express Entry
The Nova Scotia Experience: Express Entry selects highly skilled individuals who wish to live in the Province of Nova Scotia permanently and who have at least one year of experience working in Nova Scotia in a high skilled occupation.
Do Not Apply for the Skilled Worker Stream if you are:
a grandparent, parent, spouse or common-law partner of a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
living in Canada, an applicant under humanitarian and compassionate grounds, a refugee claimant or a
failed refugee claimant;
in Canada illegally, under a removal order, or are prohibited from entering or being in Canada;
not legally present in your current county of residence;
an international student who is currently studying at a Canadian post-secondary institution;
an international graduate who has studied in Canada, whose studies have been sponsored by an
agency or government and who is contractually obligated to return to their country of origin;
on a valid federal post-graduation work permit whose occupation falls under NOC skill Level D;
the spouse of an international student at a Canadian post-secondary institution who is not in his/her last
academic year of studies;
an individual with unresolved custody or child support disputes affecting any dependent;
a seasonal, part-time or casual worker;
in a sales position that is based solely on commission for compensation;
a helper and/or labourer in construction, agriculture or primary resources sectors;
an individual in Canada who is in the Caregiver Program;
an individual whose job is not based in Nova Scotia;
intending to start a business and/or be self-employed in Nova Scotia;
a passive investor (individuals who intend to invest in a Nova Scotia business with very limited or no involvement in the day-to-day management of the business).
Family Business Worker
The Family Business Worker stream helps employers hire workers who are close relatives. They must also have the work experience and required skills for positions employers have been unable to fill with a permanent resident or Canadian citizen.
In other to submit an application to the Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP), the family business worker must have a full-time, permanent job offer from a Nova Scotia employer who is a close relative and who owns an established business in Nova Scotia.
The worker or the spouse must be related to the family business owner or spouse of the business owner in one of the following ways. The worker is the business owner’s:
Son or daughter*
Brother or sister*
Niece or nephew (children of brothers or sisters)*
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