Nova Scotia PNP Program

Dreaming of Moving Out? Nova Scotia Can Be Your Next Destination.

The Nova Scotia PNP program is for all those who have an intention to find a perfect career opportunity in Nova Scotia. With better educational infrastructure, and greater exposure to life, culture, and scientific development, Nova Scotia can be your next destination for turning your life 360°.

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Fly to Nova Scotia Islands, Make a Fresh Start:

 Nova Scotia is one of the four provinces of Canada that was included in 1867 while forming the democratic constitution of Canada. This province is also famous as ‘Acadeia’ which means New Scotland in Latin. This refers to 1620a when the land was claimed to be a part of Scotland. 

Known for its rich history and culture, Nova Scotia is probably the most beautiful among provinces. There are coastal areas, forests and valleys and it is home to the famous Cabot trail, the Gulf of the St. Lawrence. 

 The land offers new opportunities in several industries from fishing, farming, tourism, education, and social and vital to the land. Moving to the province will welcome you with vibrant cultural scenes, events, better governance, world-class education, and the healthcare sector.

What is the Nova Scotia Immigration Program?

Nova Scotia immigration programs are run by the provincial government and focus on the immigrants & refugees who desire to stay in the country permanently. 

The program is called Nova Scotia Nominee Program [NSNP] which encourages individuals with specific skills or expertise over a subject to choose the province as their new home. 

Such applicants with special skills are preferred for nominations and offered PR status in the province as well. The only condition is to have an intent to live in Nova Scotia and be a citizen. 

There are two ways of obtaining the Nova Scotia nominations. 

  1. Provincial Nominee Program [PNP]  
  2. Atlantic Immigration Program [AIP].

The program is directly linked to the Canadian Federal Express entry program and offers 600 CRS points to applicants’ profiles.

Benefits of NovaScotia Immigration Program:

  • 50,000+ job opportunities for immigrants. 
  • High requirement for tech and healthcare professional applicants. 
  • Require 67/100 points in Canada’s point’s grid. 
  • Easy method to get Canada PR status. 
  • Offers wide stream options to choose the best suitable. 
  • A fast way to receive a nomination. 
  • Applicants with families residing in Nova Scotia are preferred. 
  • Exposure to world-class development in technology and social policies. 
  • Community support for new members of the country. 
  • Opportunity for the applicant’s family to reside in the province. 
  • Access to world-class educational & healthcare facilities. 
  • Benefits of government policies. 
  • Better opportunities for starting a new business. 
  • Better economic stability leads to better life quality for immigrants, refugees, and new citizens. 
  • Add 600 points to the CRS number.


There are different Nova Scotia PNP program streams and you need to choose either one of them. The requirements may differ for each stream so be aware of specific eligibility criteria. For more, book a free consultation call with Adwings.

Prominent Cities to Immigrate in Nova Scotia:

Nova Scotia is one of the 4 original provinces in Canada which was incubated in 1867. The province of Nova Scotia is a group of islands including Cape Breton Island and the Nova Scotia peninsula. 

The province of Nova Scotia falls in both the ‘Atlantic Provinces of Canada’ & ‘Canadian Maritime Provinces’. 

The most prominent cities in Manitoba province are listed below. 

Check the most sought-after cities in Nova Scotia province. 

  1. Halifax- Capital of Nova Scotia. 
  2. Cape Breton
  3. Amherst
  4. Stellarton
  5. Truro
  6. Kentville
  7. New Glasgow
  8. Bridgewater
  9. Antigonish
  10. Yarmouth

Types of Permanent Residency Visa under NovaScotia PNP?

Check all of the available methods for PR visas under the Nova Scotia PNP Program. 

  1. Skilled Immigration
  • Chooses candidates over a point-based system.
  • Age limits- 21-45. 
  • 2+ years of beginner work experience. 
  • Must have fluency in the English or French language. 
  • Most approached way of getting PR & citizenship. 
  1. State/Territory/Province Sponsored Immigration
  • Equally valued is skilled immigration and the process goes almost the same way. 
  • Applicants must choose a government-listed occupation. 
  • Options to apply for a long-term visa and get citizenship in Canada.  
  1. Employer Based Immigration
  • For applicants who have successfully landed a full-time job in the province. 
  • Currently the in-demand method of getting PR.
  • A visa test is necessary to make nominations.
  1. Family Migration
  • Applicants with family ties in Canada help get a visa. 
  •  Sponsoring members of the family must be a citizen of the province or must enjoy a PR status at least. 
  1. Investment Migration
  • The provincial government offers temporary visas for investment.
  • The amount of investment starts from $50,000 and continues.

Nova Scotia PNP Streams:

You can apply to any of the following Nova Scotia PNP program streams. Check them all and get professional assistance from Adwings to sort out the best for you.  

  1. Nova Scotia Labour Market Priorities
  2. Labour Market Priorities for Physicians
  3. Physician
  4. Entrepreneur
  5. International Graduate Entrepreneur
  6. Skilled Worker
  7. Occupations in Demand
  8. Nova Scotia Experience: Express Entry

Nova Scotia PNP Level Plan for 2023-2025:

There is no official data about the forthcoming Nova Scotia PNP program for 2023-2025. However, there is data showing the nominations in the Canadian immigration program.  

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The program has 2 mandatory steps for immigrants.  

  1. Secure nominations. 
  2. Apply for a PR status. 

Note- Getting a PR status for the applicant’s family is also a necessity.

Occupations in Demand in Nova Scotia:

A total of 119 jobs are listed as good or promising as per their career potential. A total of 52100 jobs positions are assumed to be available by 2022-2024. Here are some of the career paths that you can opt for in Nova Scotia. 

  1. Management. 
  2. Business & Finance industry. 
  3. Administration industry. 
  4. Engineering
  5. Mathematics professionals. 
  6. Science & Information Technology. 
  7. Healthcare industry. 
  8. Education
  9. Law
  10. Government services. 
  11. Social & community services.
  12. Art & culture. 
  13. Sports. 
  14. Sales & services. 
  15. Chefs. 
  16. Aviation
  17. Trade and transportation. 
  18. Construction
  19. Farming, Fishing, and Forestry. 
  20. Manufacturing utilities.

Required Eligibility to Apply for Nova Scotia PNP:

  • Permanent Employment letter. 
  • 1+ years of work experience. 
  • Scoring passing marks in English language proficiency test (s). 
  1. NOC 0 and A – CLB 7
  2. NOC B – CLB 5
  • Intent to live & work in Nova Scotia. 
  • Need personal legal documents. 
  • Residential documents in the list.
  •  School/diploma/credentials or higher needed. 
  • Age preference: 21-55.


Each stream has different specific requirements for PNP nominations. You can apply to one of these only.

Don’t know much about it?

Book a free consultation session to get the details of each one and which one to choose.

How Adwings Immigration Can Help You?

Adwings Immigration has been actively helping applicants who want to Nova Scotia and other provinces of the world to give their lives a new turn. You will get detailed information about the Nova Scotia PNP program, expert guidance, available nominations, and how to utilise them.

We make things simple for you! 

What do we offer? 

  • Expert guidance on career guidance. 
  • Training for language proficiency exams like IELTS, PTE, and GMAT. 
  • Financial support to move to the provinces. 
  • Arrangement of all the required documents & permission. 

Step-by-step Guide for NovaScotia PNP:

  1. Discovery/Counselling Call: Give us a query drop and we will contact you for basic information & counselling. 
  1. Adwings IELTS: Get a strategic training program and international language proficiency tests. 
  1. Enrol for Nova Scotia PNP: Enrol in the Nova Scotia PNP program with Adwings. Help us to do some basic counselling, and create rapport, and your profile. 
  1. Apply for the Right Stream: Select the right Nova Scotia PNP stream that suits you the best. Take Adwings expert help.  
  1. Get the Letter: Receive the letter for acceptance of nomination from the Nova Scotia provincial government. 
  1. Final Registration for Visa: Make a final registration and don’t put any wrong information. We offer accommodation services in post-landing as well. 
  1. Flight Booking: We will book a seat on a flight for Nova Scotia or you can do it by yourself as well.


The Nova Scotia Nominee Program is one of the most sought ways to get a PR status and further citizenship of the province. Applicants who want to move to Canada can opt for the NSNP to get easy nominations.

Check the list of jobs issued by the government of Nova Scotia province. Only the listed jobs are considered skilled for NSNP.

It takes approximately 3 months to complete the application process.

The NSNP point system works on 100 points where 67 is mandatory to apply for immigration.

– A job offer from a valid employer. 

– Work experience of minimum 1 year. 

– Passing scores in English language proficiency test. 

– Legal documents of applicants. 

– Residential documents in the origin country.

– Minimum schooling needed. 

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