Province of Nova Scotia has invited Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for Canada permanent residency in the provincial draw held on April 27, through Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP)’s Labour Market Priorities Stream.
The latest provincial draw targeted Express Entry candidates who are proficient in the French language with Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) score of 8 points or higher in all four abilities (Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening).
Selected candidates also needed to have a minimum CLB level of 6 points in English in all four abilities and either a bachelor’s degree or a completed program of three years or more at an educational institution. Candidates are also required to have a valid express entry number and must meet the minimum requirements to be accepted in the express entry pool.
The total number of express entry candidates invited and the minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score has yet to be confirmed.
For an express entry candidate to get a provincial nomination certificate, they are given a major boost of 600 CRS points. These many points effectively guarantee, that the candidate gets an Invitation to Apply (ITA) to apply for Canada PR Visa to Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).
Invited candidates in the latest provincial draw, have to submit their complete application within 60 days to NSNP and copies of their language test and proof of education.
NSNP’s Labour Market Priorities Stream allows the province to search for the candidates who match their labour market requirements in the federal governments’ express entry pool.
Since its introduction in 2018, a total of 10 provincial draws has been held, including this one, and has occupations such as early childhood educators, financial auditors, social workers, and nurses, among other major professionals.
Reference is taken from CIC News
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