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 Jan. 24, 2019, draw are as follows:

  • Candidates in NOC 1111, financial auditors and accountants, who submitted an expression of interest to the Express Entry pool on or after July 1, 2018.
  • A score in the Express Entry comprehensive ranking system (CRS) from 400 to 450.
  • 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 Canadian Language Benchmark score of 7 or higher in English or French for speaking, listening, reading and writing.
  • Have 5 years or more of work experience in NOC 0, A or B, and provide letters of reference from employers to demonstrate proof of a minimum of 5 years of work experience in NOC 1111.

Letters of reference must:

  • be written on company letterhead;
  • be signed by the responsible human resources officer, supervisor, or manager;
  • show company’s full address, telephone number, e-mail and website addresses and be stamped with the company’s official seal (if applicable); and
  • include all of the following information in one document:
    • the specific period of your employment with the company
    • the positions you have held during the period of employment and time spent in each position
    • your main responsibilities and duties in each position
    • your annual salary plus benefits in each position
    • the number of hours worked per week in each position
    • proof that your work experience meets the lead statement and the majority (at least 51%) of the main duties as set out in NOC 2016, found here: http://noc.esdc.gc.ca/English/home.aspx

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 www.canada.gc.ca/expressentry