Nova Scotia Labour Market Priorities

The Nova Scotia Labour Market Priorities stream selects candidates in the federal Express Entry system who meet provincial labour market needs to apply for nomination. Only candidates who receive a Letter of Interest from the Nova Scotia Office of Immigration may apply.

ELIGIBILITY

To apply you must:

CRITERIA FOR THE May 22, 2020, DRAW FOR NURSES ARE AS FOLLOWS. CANDIDATES MUST:

  • Have a primary occupation of registered nurse or registered psychiatric nurse (NOC 3012)
  • Provide letters of reference from employers, as outlined in the application guide, to demonstrate that they have 3 or more years of experience as a registered nurse or registered psychiatric nurse.
  • Have a Canadian Language Benchmark score of 8 or higher in English or French in all language abilities as demonstrated by providing results from a language test approved by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.*
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree OR have completed a program of three or more years at a university, college, trade or technical school, or other institute.*

* You must include copies of language tests and proof of education to meet a bachelor’s degree or higher with your application. Proof of education must include an Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) report issued by an organization designated by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada if your educational credential was obtained outside of Canada.

Criteria for the April 27, 2020, draw are as follows. Candidates must:

  • Have selected French as their first official language and have a Canadian Language Benchmark score of 8 or higher in French in all language abilities.
  • Have English as a second official language with a Canadian Language Benchmark score of 6 or higher in English in all language abilities.
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree OR have completed a program of three or more years at a university, college, trade or technical school, or other institute.
  • Have a valid Express Entry number and meet all IRCC criteria for the Express Entry pool.

* You must include copies of both language tests and proof of education to meet a bachelor’s degree or higher with your application.

HOW TO APPLY

If you have received a Letter of Interest, complete the online application form and include all required information and attachments.

Apply Online

APPLICATION GUIDE AND FORMS

RECORD OF CRITERIA

An archive of criteria for prior draws.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Nova Scotia Office of Immigration
1469 Brenton Street, 3rd floor
PO Box 1535
Halifax, NS, Canada
B3J 2Y3

(902) 424-5230
immigration@novascotia.ca

NOTE:
For further information on Express Entry, please visit canada.ca/express-entry