• Nova Scotia Skilled Worker

Nova Scotia Skilled Worker

The Nova Scotia Skilled Worker Stream of the NSNP is for skilled workers, professionals or managers as well as some semi-skilled or low-skilled workers in Nova Scotia who have a full-time, permanent job offer from their Nova Scotia employer.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must meet the requirements listed below to be eligible to apply under the Nova Scotia Skilled Worker Stream:

  • Have a full-time, permanent job offer from a Nova Scotia employer.
  • Be between 21 and 55 years old.
  • Have at least high school diploma.
  • Have at least 1 year work experience, related to the position and skills for the job.
  • Have sufficient English and, or French language ability to fulfill job duties.

In addition to meeting the above criteria, successful applicants must show that they have sufficient settlement funds to support themselves and their dependants after arrival in Canada.

Nova Scotia Skilled Worker

Nova Scotia Skilled Worker

The Process

  • Step 1:

    Providing a full-time, permanent job offer by the employer in Nova Scotia.

  • Step 2:

    Submission of a complete application to NSOI.

  • Step 3:

    Following a thorough assessment, the NSOI nominates successful candidates.

  • Step 4:

    Making a separate application to the Government of Canada for permanent resident visas.

  • Step 5:

    Medical and security examinations and issuance of permanent resident visas.


NSNP Application Fee: No fee

Federal Processing Fee: C$ 550 for each person 19 years and over, C$ 550 for each child

Right of Permanent Residence Fee: C$ 490 for main applicant, C$ 490 for spouse

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