Nova Scotia PNP Draw (Latest Updated for 2024)

Nova Scotia PNP Draw (Latest Updated for 2024)

Nova Scotia Provincial Nominee Program (NS PNP) is another great choice for people seeking permanent residency based on their skills, work experience, and ability to contribute to the local economy. Nova Scotia PNP operates through the Expression of Interest (EOI) system, where candidates submit profiles outlining their qualifications, and those with the highest scores are invited to apply through regular Nova Scotia PNP draws.

Nova Scotia PNP Draw

Date – October 12, 2023

Date of DrawNOC code Score Draw Parameter
October 12, 202332101- Nurse 67Must have a job offer from a Nova Scotia employer

Date – Nov. 7, 2022

CRITERIA FOR THE Nov. 7, 2022, DRAW ARE AS FOLLOWS. CANDIDATES MUST:
  1. Have selected French as their first official language and have a Canadian Language Benchmark score of 10 or higher in French in all language abilities.
  2. Have English as a second official language with a Canadian Language Benchmark score of 7 or higher in English in all language abilities.
  3. 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.
  4. Include copies of both language tests and proof of education with your application. Proof of education must include an Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) report issued by an organization designated by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada if your educational credential was obtained outside of Canada.
  5. Apply no later than 11:59 p.m. Dec. 7, 2022.

Date – February 8, 2022

CRITERIA FOR THE FEBRUARY 8, 2022, DRAW FOR NURSES ARE AS FOLLOWS. CANDIDATES MUST:
  1. Have a primary occupation of registered nurse or registered psychiatric nurse (NOC 3012)
  2. Provide letters of reference from employers, as outlined in the application guide, to demonstrate that they have 3 years of experience as a registered nurse or registered psychiatric nurse.
  3. Have a Canadian Language Benchmark score of 9 or higher in English or French in all language abilities as demonstrated by providing results from a language test approved by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.*
  4. 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.*
  5. Apply no later than 11:59 p.m. March 10, 2022.

Date – 29th March 21

Nova Scotia Conducted a draw on 19th March 21 and invited all those individuals who were meeting the below prerequisites:
  1. Applicants chosen the French language as a first language and score CLB 9 in French and English as a second language and scored CLB7 bands
  2. Applicants who hold three years diploma or bachelor degree program
  3. Must have minimum 67/100 Nova Scotia PNP points.

Date – Jan 19, 2021

Nova Scotia PNP conducted Draw on Jan 19, 21. And invited financial officers with the following requirements:
  1. Applicants who chosen primary NOC code Financial officers 1444 and have four or more years of experience in NOC 1114.
  2. IELTS 7 bands in reading, writing, speaking and 8 in listening in General Training.
  3. Must have 67/ 100 Nova Scotia PNP points.
  4. Applicant must have 67/100 Alberta PNP points.

Date – Dec. 1, 2020

The Criteria’s for the Nova Scotia PNP draw conducted were as followed:
  1. Must have a job offer letter from Nova Scotia PNP employers
  2. IELTS CLB 5 bands in each module of General Training
  3. Must have high school credential or equivalent.

Date – Oct. 22, 2020

CRITERIA FOR Nova Scotia PNP draw held Oct. 22, 2020, were followed:
  1. Have primary NOC code 2174 and must have three years of work experience in the NOC code 2174.
  2. Must have Nova Scotia PNP points 67/100
  3. IELTS 6 bands in each module
  4. Must have three years diploma or Bachelor Degree.

Date – Sept 24, 2020

Nova Scotia conducted a draw on Sept 24, 2020, and invited those applicants who were meeting the below requirements:
  1. Applicants who chosen primary NOC code 7322 motor vehicle body repairers or automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers (NOC 7321) and had a minimum of two years of experience in the chosen NOC code.
  2. Must have IELTS CLB 5 bands in each module
  3. Must have two years diploma or university certificate.
  4. Have Nova Scotia PNP points 67/100

Date – May 22, 2020

Nova Scotia PNP conducted a draw on May 22, 2020, and invited those applicants who were meeting the below requirements.
  1. Have a primary occupation NOC code 3012- Registered nurse or registered psychiatric nurse (NOC 3012) and holding a minimum of three years of work experience in the same NOC code.
  2. IELTS – CLB 8 ( 6.5 in Reading, writing, speaking and 7.5 in listening)
  3. Have 3 years diploma/ degree certificate
  4. Must scoring 67/100 Nova Scotia PNP points.

Date – April 27, 2020

CRITERIA FOR Nova Scotia PNP draw held April 27, 2020, were followed:
  1. Have selected French as their first official language and score CLB 8 score in French, and English as a second language and score CLB 6 bands.
  2. Have three years diploma or Bachelor Degree certificate
  3. Must have 67/100 Nova Scotia PNP points.

How does Nova Scotia draw work?

The Nova Scotia Provincial Nominee Program (NS PNP) consistently searches the IRCC’s Express Entry pool to identify potential candidates eligible for one of Nova Scotia’s Express Entry immigration streams. Selecting individuals from the Express Entry Pool, the NS PNP extends personal invitations for them to relocate and work in Nova Scotia.

Many targeted draws are conducted and different criteria have to met to be eligible for one of these draws. You can learn more about programs here.

What are the most popular streams for Nova Scotia PNP?

If you planning to come to any of the Atlantic provinces, the Nova Scotia Nominee Program and the Atlantic Immigration Pilot present efficient pathways for studying, working, and settling in the province. If considering immigration to Nova Scotia, you can choose from 8 popular options, which are:

  • Express Entry – Nova Scotia Experience
  • Labor Market Priorities
  • Physicians Labor Market Priorities
  • Physician
  • Skilled Worker
  • Entrepreneur
  • Occupations In Demand
  • Overseas Graduate Entrepreneur

Some of these pathways are enhanced streams, connected to the globally recognized Express Entry program, while others operate as base streams.

When will the next Nova Scotia PNP Draw take place?

Nova scotia daws are not conducted regularly so, predicting the frequency or the next Nova scotia draw is not likely to be true based on previous draws. But you can check the previous draws for the frequency of Nova Scotia PNP draws.

How can I calculate my Nova Scotia PNP Points?

To calculate your point for Nova Scotia PNP, you need to use the Nova Scotia PNP Points calculator here.

What is the PNP quota of Saskatchewan 2024?

The PNP quota for Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) 2024 has not become official yet but in 2023 Saskatchewan has issued a total of 7,200 notifications and in 2024 it is predicted to be around 9,300 invitations but it can be more than that.

Is the Nova Scotia PNP draw score high?

Nova Scotia PNP draws are not generally higher, but nova scotia is regularly conducting targeted draws where applicants might have to meet certain requirements to be eligible for Nova Scotia PNP.

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