WHAT IS NSNP ??
NSNP is an immigration recruitment and selection program
that allows Government of Nova Scotia to nominate to the
A nominee, along with his or her spouse and dependents ,
approved under the program may become permanent
residents of Canada following approval by the Canadian
The Regional Labor Market Demand stream is aimed at
selecting individuals who meet the labor market needs, wish
to work and live in Province of Nova Scotia permanently.
WHO CAN APPLY ???
Age between 21 – 55 at the time the Nova Scotia Office of
Immigration receives your complete application
Achieved Minimum language ability CLB level 5
IELTS: L – 5, S – 5, W – 5, R – 4 Overall - 5
Occupation listed in National Occupation Classification
At least two years of full time work experience in the
nominated field with in the last 5 years
LEVELS OF APPROVAL..
Applications under the Regional Labour Market Demand stream
requires two levels of approval before permanent residency
status can be obtained
Level – I
If you meet all the eligibility criteria, you are eligible to apply to
the Nominee Program by submitting complete application
Level – II
If you are nominated by the Province of Nova Scotia, you may
then apply for the permanent resident visa to the Government of
Canada, trough Citizenship and Immigration Canada, as a Nova
Scotia Provincial Nominee.
FEES, DEADLINE & TIME…
There is no provincial application fee under NSNP. You must,
however, pay all the required Government of Canada
Immigration fee when you submit your file to CIC.
There is no deadline for applying to the NSNP, however
program criteria may change without notice.
Opulentus Fee: 70 k + 12.36% GST
The processing time for complete applications eligible for
consideration can take up to one month or more depending on
the volume of the applications received and the time required
for verifications of documents included in the application.
FEE FOR CIC
CIC Processing Fee for each application
Main applicant $550/per applicant
Each family member age 22 or older $550/per applicant
Each accompanying family member under age 22 who is married or in a
common-law relationship $550/per applicant
Each accompanying family member under age 22 who is unmarried and
not in a common-law relationship $150/per applicant
Right of Permanent Residence Fee
Principal applicant: $490
Spouse or common-law partner: $490