Nova Scotia PNP Points Calculator 2019 is the selection-based criteria for Immigration applicants who want to settle in Nova Scotia province. Interesting candidates have to score at least 67 points out of 100 on the points sytem based on factors – age, education, qualification, work experience, etc.
Nova Scotia uses the federal government’s Express Entry immigration selection system to select candidates for this stream. This stream is for skilled individuals with a post-secondary education and qualifications that will help them successfully settle in Nova Scotia.
There are two categories under the stream:
This category requires candidates to have an arranged job offer supported by a positive Labour Market Impact Assessment from a Nova Scotia employer. The job offer must be in a National Occupational Classification (NOC) skill level 0, A, or B occupation.
It requires at least one year of continuous full-time (or 1,560 hours or more) or an equal amount in part-time paid work experience in the last ten years in one of the opportunity occupations.
|Doctoral (PhD) level||25|
|University-level credential at the Master’s level OR an entry-to-practice professional degree (only for degrees related to NOC Skill Level A occupations for which licensing by a provincial regulatory body is required, in one of the following fields of study:|
✍ Veterinary Medicine;
✍ Chiropractic Medicine; and
|Two or more post-secondary credentials (at least one must be for a program of at least three years)||22|
|Post-secondary credential for a program of three years or longer||21|
|Two-year post-secondary credential||19|
|One-year post-secondary credential||15|
|Secondary school education credential (also called high school)||5|
|Less than secondary school||Ineligible|
|First official language||Points|
|CLB level 9 or higher||6||6||6||6|
|CLB level 8||5||5||5||5|
|CLB level 7||4||4||4||4|
|Below CLB level 7||Not eligible to apply|
|Second official language||Points|
|At least CLB 5 in all of the four abilities||4|
|CLB 4 or less in any of the four abilities||0|
|1 year||9 points|
|2-3 years||11 points|
|4-5 years||13 points|
|6 years or more||15 points|
|Age of Applicant||Points|
|18 to 35||12 points|
|47 and over||0 points|
|Candidate currently work in Canada on a temporary work permit.||Candidate’s work permit is valid both when you apply and when the visa is issued (or you are authorized to work in Canada without a work permit when your visa is issued),|
IRCC issued your work permit based on a positive Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) from Service Canada. Candidate’s employer would have applied for the LMIA, which you then had to attach to your application,
Candidates are working for an employer named on your work permit who has made a permanent job offer based on you being accepted as a skilled worker.
|Candidate currently work in Canada in a job that is exempt from the LMIA requirement under: An international agreement (such as, the North America Free Trade Agreement), or A federal-provincial agreement.||Candidate’s work permit is valid both when you apply and when the visa is issued (or you are authorized to work in Canada without a permit when your visa is issued),|
Candidate’s current employer has made a permanent job offer based on you being accepted as a skilled worker.
|Candidate currently do not:|
Have a work permit, or
Plan to work in Canada before you get a permanent resident visa,
Candidates are currently working in Canada and a different employer has offered to give you a permanent full-time job,
Candidates are currently working in Canada in a job that is exempt from a Labour Market Impact Assessment, but not under an international or federal-provincial agreement,
|Candidates are made the permanent job offer by an employer based on you being accepted as a skilled worker,|
The employer has a positive LMIA from Service Canada.
|Arranged Employment (For principal candidate)||10 points|
|Previous study in Nova Scotia||5 points|
|Previous study in Nova Scotia – accompanying spouse/partner||5 points|
|Previous work in Nova Scotia – accompanying spouse/partner||5 points|
|Arranged employment in Nova Scotia||5 points|
|Relative in Nova Scotia – 18 years or older||5 points|
|Language ability CLB 4 or above – accompanying spouse/partner (IELTS 4/4.5/3.5/4)||5 points|
a)IELTS (General Training Test only) for English;
b) CELPIP (General test only) for English; or
c)TEF for French.
4. Potential candidates must score at least 67 out of 100 points on a points grid that measures education, language ability, work experience, age, adaptability factors, and whether the candidate has an arranged job offer from a Nova Scotia-based employer.
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