Nova Scotia Experience: Express Entry

The Nova Scotia Experience: Express Entry stream selects highly skilled individuals who wish to live in Nova Scotia permanently. Applicants must have at least one year of experience working in Nova Scotia in a high skilled occupation.

The Department of Labour, Skills and Immigration has temporarily paused the Atlantic Immigration Program (AIP) and the Nova Scotia Experience: Express Entry (NSEEE) stream to NOC 6311 – food service supervisors.The following are currently not eligible:

  • Under NSEEE, work experience with NOC 6311
  • Under AIP, job offers with NOC 6311

The following remain the same:

  • Candidates using NOC 6311 can apply through the Skilled Worker Stream
  • Businesses working in the food and hospitality sectors will continue to be able to use the Skilled Worker stream to recruit food service supervisors.
  • Employers are also able to recruit food and beverage servers (NOC 6513) and food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations (NOC 6711) through the Occupations in Demand (OiD) stream.

If you need further assistance, please contact our office for help identifying the best option to recruit food service supervisors.


To apply you must:

How to Apply

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