Nova Scotia in Demand Occupation List 2017-18

Nova Scotia Provincial Nominee Program NSNP is constructed for candidates who have the skills and experience required by the Province, and for which, an applicant, on selection by the provincial government, will be given a Nova Scotia Provincial Nomination Certificate, in order to make the remaining immigration process faster.

Following are the immigration streams under which the NSNP accepts applications:

  1. Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry
  2. Nova Scotia Experience: Express Entry
  3. Skilled Worker Stream
  4. Entrepreneur Stream
  5. International Graduate Entrepreneur Stream

Latest Update: Nova Scotia Express Entry Stream Reopening in upcoming weeks

The following Nova scotia in demand occupation list represents professions where there may be employment opportunities in Nova Scotia. The occupations are classified with National Occupational Classification (NOC). The NOC helps determine whether a job meets the skill levels established for skilled and semi-skilled occupations, and whether the candidate’s qualifications and experience match the requirements of the job.


The Latest Nova Scotia Occupation List 2018 is shown below:

Occupation titleNOCSkill level
Financial Auditors and Accountants1111A
Other financial officers1114A
Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations1123A
Administrative assistants1241B
Accounting technicians and bookkeepers1311B
 Civil Engineers2131A
Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses3012A
Licensed practical nurses3233B
College and other vocational instructors4021A
Paralegal and related occupations4211B
Social and community service workers4212B

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