Surrounded by farmlands, lakes and the rolling sea Nova Scotia portrays a peaceful perspective towards day to day life. Home to more than 100 cultures and ethnicities from the around the world, Nova Scotia is one of the first establishment of Canada. With a population under 1 million there are many groups and organization across the province with strong community bonds which makes life here happy, friendly and inviting. Highest number of farmers’ markets per capita in Canada can be found here with family friendly and affordable living. A recent study compared the average value of a home for all of Canada which was $345,182 whereas in Nova Scotia it was $201,991(ref).



Interested and prospective immigrants who have the skills and experience targeted by Nova Scotia can use the Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) stream. A Nova Scotia Provincial Nomination Certificate will speed up the overall immigration process for any applicant. To determine your qualification review the different NSNP streams from the following:


• Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry

• Nova Scotia Experience: Express Entry 

• Skilled Worker

• Entrepreneur

• International Graduate Entrepreneur



The Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry stream selects highly skilled individuals in accordance with the federal government’s Express Entry selection system under the following two categories:

• Category A: (applicants with a job offer)

• Category B: (applicants with experience in an opportunity occupation) 



Highly skilled Applicants to qualify under the Nova Scotia Experience: Express Entry in accordance with the federal government’s Express Entry selection system must have at least one year of experience working in Nova Scotia in a high skilled occupation.



Employers in Nova Scotia seeking to recruit foreign workers and recently graduated international students whose skills are in need can use the Skilled Worker stream. Applicants in skilled, semi-skilled, and low-skilled occupations may be eligible. In cases where positions are not possible to fill with permanent residents or Canadian citizens can only allow employers to hire foreign workers.



Experienced business owners or senior business managers can use The Entrepreneur Stream to invest in a new business or purchase and improve an existing business in the province to move and live in Nova Scotia. 



Applicants who are recent graduates of a Nova Scotia university/community college who started or acquired a business operation managing it for at least a year may be nominated for permanent resident status if they intend to settle in Nova Scotia. Application to the stream is by invitation only.


At INFO Immigration Centre for Application Inc., you will get all the necessary information for applying under any of these streams. Just submit us your resume and we will know in which category you’re eligible to apply. For more information, please contact us.