Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) draw invites registered nurses

NSNP draw invites registered nurses on May 22 under its Labour Market Priorities Stream.

On May 22, Nova Scotia targeted registered nurses with a valid Express Entry profile. The selected applicants are now eligible to apply for nomination for permanent residence in Canada. 

NSNP draw invites registered nurses but who qualified in the May 22 draw?

To qualify in the latest draw, applicants must:

  • Firstly, must have NOC 3012, primary occupation as a registered nurse or a psychiatric nurse
  • Secondly, submit proof of a minimum of 3 years of work experience in the primary occupation
  • Also, have a minimum language skill level of CLB 8 in English or French
    • Submit language test results English – IELTS/CELPIP, French – TCF/TEF
    • Language results must not be more than 2 years old at the time of applying to NSNP
  • Submit proof of minimum education level
    • Have a minimum bachelor’s degree or a 3-year program from a post-secondary institution, OR
    • Submit an ECA report not more than 5 years old, proving that foreign education credentials are at par with the Canadian education system 

Nova Scotia selects registered nurses from the Express Entry (EE) system

To qualify in the lastest draw, registered nurses must have a valid and active EE profile. The EE system is one of Canada’s main immigration pathways. It handles applications from 3 economic streams such as:

  • Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP)
  • Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP)
  • Canadian Experience Class (CEC)

Besides, applicants who apply through the EE system, get their profile assessed as per Human Capital Factors such as:

  • Age
  • Language Skills
  • Education Level
  • Work Experience

Further, an applicant will receive a CRS score after assessment of its profile. Also, if an applicant receives a nomination against its EE profile then they receive an extra 600 CRS score. This score increases their chance of receiving an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for permanent residence in Canada.

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