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Nova Scotia In-Demand list 2021

As discussed above, there are major opportunities for health professionals and in the education industry, as the province is facing a shortage of skilled immigrants in their local labour market. In-Demand occupations that are listed below are all classified under National Occupational Classification (NOC). NOC code helps to determine a candidate’s skill level for skilled and semi-skilled occupations. If you have work experience in any of the high demand occupations in Nova Scotia, then your chances for provincial nomination increases.

Check the following NSNP Occupation In-demand list 2021 and be sure before applying for provincial nomination:

NOC Code Occupation
1111 Financial Auditors and Accountants
1114 Other Financial Officers
1123 Professional occupations in advertising, marketing, and public relations
1241 Administrative Assistants
1311 Accounting and related clerks
2131 Civil Engineers
3012 Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses
3233 Licensed practical nurses
4021 College and other vocational instructors
4211 Paralegal and related occupations
4212 Social and community service workers

What is the eligibility to apply for NSNP Occupation In-Demand Stream?

In order to apply for the provincial nomination through NSNP, you have to meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Job-offer letter from an eligible employer of the province.
  • Age must be between the age of 18 to 49 years.
  • Must have a minimum language proficiency level that is required.
  • Need to have a minimum of one year of work experience in the desired occupational field.
  • An ECA is a must to prove equivalence to Canadian education.
  • Must show the intention to live in the province.

What is the processing time of Nova Scotia’s in-demand Occupation stream?

Nova Scotia Express entry and other streams allow the province to meet the requirements of their local labour market. The time taken for application processing depends on your profile. If you have submitted the right set of documents for the immigration process, then the provincial immigration authorities can process your application within 3 to 6 months.