In this article, I will address a few popular questions and answers for the Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NTNP) in Canada and some important information to consider if you are applying under this program for permanent residency in Canada. The Nova Scotia Nominee Program is an economic immigration program that assists the province of Nova Scotia to meet its labour market needs and assist skilled foreign nationals to permanently immigrate to Nova Scotia. If you feel as though you would be eligible to apply under this program, I suggest you read our article on “Basics of the Nova Scotia Nominee Program” before reading this question and answer article. The intention of this article is meant to clarify any misunderstanding or confusion with regards to the Nova Scotia Nominee Program in Canada.
A: The Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NTNP) is a program that allows foreign nationals to be nominated by Nova Scotia in order to fill any provincial economic and labour market needs. This program also facilitates Nova Scotia to nominate skilled foreign nationals with qualified work experience and who also qualify under the provincially established criteria to work in Nova Scotia and obtain permanent residency.
A: The Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NTNP) has five different pathways that you may pursue, which are:
For more information pertaining to these pathways please kindly read our article “Basics of the Nova Scotia Nominee Program.”
A: Under this specific category, it is very important for you to have a specific occupation for nomination; this entirely depends on the current labour market needs of Nova Scotia. Furthermore, in order to qualify and be eligible under the Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry category, you must:
A: The most important aspect in order to qualify for the Nova Scotia Experience: Express Entry category is to acquire a minimum of one year of work experience in Nova Scotia, specifically in a high skilled occupation. Furthermore, the other eligibility requirements for this specific category include:
A: The province of Nova Scotia highly values entrepreneurs coming to immigrate to Nova Scotia and establish and operate their businesses in the province. This specific stream was intended for experienced business owners and/or senior business management who would like to reside in Nova Scotia. In order to adequately qualify, they must either begin a new business or purchase an existing business. They must also be active in the everyday management of said business. Furthermore, once they have operated the business for a minimum of one year, they may be invited to apply for permanent resident status in Canada. It is important to note that in order to apply for this stream, you must first receive an invitation to apply by the Province.
Other eligibility requirements for the Entrepreneur Stream include:
Should you have any further questions or feel confused or unclear about how to apply for the Nova Scotia Nominee Program, it is important to ask all questions you may have and discuss your concerns. By talking to immigration professionals about your concerns, this will hopefully reassure you and assist with the application process. Many immigration applications are difficult to pursue on your own and it is highly recommended that you seek out professional and experienced help before attempting to apply. Here, at Akrami & Associates, we work and have experience with many different immigration issues. We have helped many of our clients obtain permanent residency through the Nova Scotia Nominee Program. If you believe that you may be eligible to apply for this program, please feel free to contact Akrami & Associates at our office at 416-477-2545 for more information or if you would like to book a consultation with an immigration professional for more advice.
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