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 Sept. 20, 2019, carpenter, draw are as follows. Candidates must:

  • Have a primary occupation of carpenter (NOC 7271)
  • Provide letters of reference from employers, as outlined in the application guide, to demonstrate that they have two or more years of skilled trades experience as a carpenter. (Self-employed individuals must provide documentation from 3rd parties indicating the service provided along with payment details. Self-declared main duties or affidavits are not acceptable evidence of work experience.)
  • Have a Canadian Language Benchmark score of 5 or higher in English or French in all language abilities as demonstrated by providing your results from a language test approved by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Criteria for the Sept. 4, 2019, 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.

*  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

CONTACT INFORMATION

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

(902) 424-5230
nsnp@novascotia.ca

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