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Skilled Immigration To Canada Under Nova Scotia Nominee Program New Occupation list

The latest Nova Scotia Provincial Nominee Program In-demand Occupation list has been brought out under Regional Labour Market Demand stream, under the Nova Scotia Program. It is targeted at choosing people who fulfill the specific labour market requirements of the region and are fated to become an active part of the thriving labour market with a permanent or full-time position, and want to reside in the province in question on a permanent basis. Such qualified applicants can apply for permanent resident visa for Canada under Provincial Nominee Program.

It is not mandatory that the aspirants possess a permanent, full-time employment offer from a Nova Scotia based recruiter/firm, at the time of presenting their petition for provincial nomination. It is imperative that they aim to pursue employment in a profession that is in requirement in the region. With a view to find-out if one’s intended line-of-work is really in demand, the aspirants are advised to consult the below given list and identify one with which they are most closely related to.

Nova Scotia Regional Labour Market Demand: In Demand Occupations
The below given list of professions is based on the National Occupation Classification (NOC) System.

  • Managers in Health Care
  • Retail and wholesale trade managers
  • Restaurant and Food Service Managers
  • Financial Auditors and Accountants
  • Other Financial Officers
  • Civil Engineers
  • Mechanical Engineers
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • Computer Engineers (Except Software Engineers and Designers)
  • Information Systems Analysts and Consultants
  • Database Analysts and Data Administrators
  • Software Engineers and Designers
  • Computer Programmers and Interactive Media Developers
  • Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technologists and Technicians
  • Information systems testing technicians
  • Specialist Physicians
  • General Practitioners and Family Physicians
  • Dentists
  • Pharmacists
  • Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses

* nurse practitioners now under 3124 Allied primary health practitioners

  • Medical Laboratory Technologists 

* Pathology assistants and morgue attendant supervisors moved to 3212

  • Respiratory Therapists, Clinical Perfusionists and Cardiopulmonary Technologists
  • Medical Radiation Technologists
  • Medical Sonographers
  • Licensed Practical Nurses
  • Other technical occupations in therapy and assessment

* 3236 new code – includes massage therapists from former 3235

  • Psychologists
  • Early Childhood Educators and Assistants
  • Retail Trade Supervisors
  • Chefs
  • Cooks
  • Contractors and supervisors, machining, metal forming, shaping and erecting trades and related occupations
  • Machinists and Machining and Tooling Inspectors
  • Industrial Electricians
  • Welders and related machine operators
  • Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanics
  • Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers
  • Crane Operators
  • Supervisors, Other Mechanical and Metal Products Manufacturing

It is vital that one’s position for his planned vocation is relatively good in the region he aims to live so that his petition gets duly weighed-in through the category of Regional Labour Market Demand.

Starting March 6, 2014 the immigration bureau of Nova Scotia will admit complete submissions under the stream of Regional Labour Market Demand. Please note that until March 6, this year, the Regional Labour Market Demand submissions gained by the Office of Immigration, prior to the said date, will not be suitably processed.

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  1. sanjeev

    I m from india nd i hv done m pharmacy nd having two yrs experience on retail chemist shop.my ielts bands are 6.5 each.can i apply for canada PR under PNP.

    1. sanam

      Dear Sanjeev,

      Please note to apply for Provincial nominee program you need an employer sponsorship.

  2. dhaval

    I got 5 bands in ielts and my qualifications is bachelor of engineering in mechanical and 5 yaers experience in sheet metal processing

  3. rashmikant

    I done my 3 year diploma power electronics ,I have 3 year experience in electrical electronics field,I am 22 years old.
    so can I apply in nova scotia program,
    how many band require for this program
    when will this nova scotia program start again,

  4. Jawad Khan

    Hi i have done my Master in IT back in 2004 since then i am working as a Computer Network Technician i have 16 years education. I would like to apply for Saskatchewan International skill Program in January 2015 my ielts scores are

    L 5
    W 5.5
    S 6
    R 5

    Please advice

    1. navdeep

      i am navdeep, i am work a software engineer from 4y and i have 5.0 band in general module, i want to apply for nova scotia skilled program… i am eligible or not, what can i do for apply, plz tell me…

  5. gursharanjit kaur

    i have done d pharmacy n i have about ten years experience.. I wanted to get PR visa for canada. I have got five bands in ielts and i want to settle there with my family.

    1. sanam


      Please note to qualify for Immigration you need minimum 6 in each component of IELTS.

  6. Kanchana jayasundera

    I am medical laboratory technologist in Sri Lanka. I have 12 years work experience in this field. I have completed my master degree in clinical biochemistry. My IELTS score is 5.5. wr. 6.5 sp 5.5 read 5.0 list5.5 .my husband has completed his degree in civil engineering in 2012. He has 10 year work experience as a technical officer related in civil engineering field. He has not done IELTS. Can we apply for this programme.

  7. kusum kumari

    Dear sir.
    Good evening.
    My self kusum kumari. I want to apply for as a lecturer.ihave 6 yrs experience in teaching.is there any opening for lecturer at nova scotia. I have cleared ielts already.i have overall 6 bands in ielts so please reply me asap.

  8. Arlette Njetchou

    Hi sir,

    I am a Cameroonian with 9 years of experience in other financial service like a Teller, Customer Service and marketing. Can i be eligible for the Nova Scotia Immigration?

    1. sanam


      Please note that Nova Scotia Regional Labour Market Demand Stream is currently closed.

  9. Anil Gajurel

    I am a retail and wholesale trade managers. i have completed master degree in marketing. i have five years of experience in this field. i havent done ielts till now. can i apply for PR in canada under Nova Scotia Nominee Program

  10. sweetu

    Dear sir/mam,
    I applied NSNP program in March ending & also reached my application but still not get any acknowledgment from nova scotia gov..what should i do further.


  11. Pinkal Gheewala

    Dear Sir

    My name is Pinkal Gheewala.  I am from India.  I want to apply for CANADA  PNP Programme.  I am Graduate in Mechanical engineering.  I have 10 years of experience in Structural Fabrication & Erection Works.  I have cleared IELTS Exam with  a score of 6 band ( Reading 5, Listening 6.5, Writing 5.5, Speaking 6).

    Please tell me my peofile is suitable for Programme or not. Please Revert back.



    1. sanam

      Dear Pinkal,

      Please note to apply for PNP under skilled category you need to have an employer sponsorship from Canada and we cannot assist you with the same.

  12. Rajdip kaur cheema

    I am staff nurse. I have 5yrs and 6 month experience . Can I apply for pr

    1. sanam

      Dear Rajdip,

      As per this information you are likely to qualify for Immigration.
      We advise you to kindly send us your detailed resume at sanam@abhinav.com for appropriate advise on Immigration.



    1. sanam

      Dear Sandeep,

      Please note that “We are an Immigration Consultant and do not provide services for student visas, job placements or work permits for any country.”
      Kindly send us your detailed resume at contact@abhinav.com and we shall assess your case for Immigration.

  14. Ajay

    Hello sir I am a cook , I have 4 years experience in this also I have certificate 4 in commercial cookery from Australia . Can I eligible for Nova Scotia migration programme .

  15. Annaleah

    Hi! I am a Dentist with 5yrs expereience , been practicing in Dubai for almost 2 yrs, is there a chance that I can work and live in Canada ( Saskatchewan)? Please advice. Thank you.

  16. param

    Dear isr/mam,
    I applied nsnp program on april 10th reached my application but still not get any acknowledgemnt from nova scotia gov..what I can to do further.


    1. sanam

      Dear Param,

      Applicants applied for Nova Scotia are likely to hear from the authorities by August-September.

  17. Piayna Rajput

    i m a physiotherapist done my masters in neurology but i have no experince can i apply for nova scotia. i have completed my masters in 2013.





  19. sukhpal kaur

    I have completed pgdca degree of com now am doing mca can i apply sir in canada on study base nd how many band i have to need for applying to canada on study base.

    1. sanam

      Dear Sukhpal,

      Please note that “We are an immigration consulting company and do not assist in student visas, work permits, overseas or domestic jobs for any country.”

  20. Sayed

    I’m Indian pharmacist working in gulf ,with 14 years experience. How can I apply

  21. Buta Singh

    When we will hear about the status of application applied for regional labour market demand program. It has been two months already. Please tell.

  22. dr.achal chaudhary

    Hello sir, I have completed my bachelor for DENTISTRY. In 2010 ..since then I am working in the same filled. So have more then 3 years of experience as per requirment. I want to know that migration programme of skilled worker2014 is still open? Can I apply for this year? As per for my information regional labour worker programe is close..but what about skilled worker ? I have send my CV to ur mail id. Please inform me what to do next? For this year or next year 2015
    Thank you

    1. sanam

      Dr. Achal,
      Please note that Dentists are not listed under the positive list of Canada Immigration at the moment.

    2. Dr.achal

      Can I apply for nova scotia PNP ? If it opens again in 2015? I had seen dentist cayegory in Nova Scotia PNP..what about it? Please elaborate. .

      1. sanam

        You can apply if the list remains same.

  23. Francis Calvin

    Respected sir,
    I have completed my bachelors in pharmacy ( 4 years course) in 2011 and having 3 years experience in retail pharmacy . i would like to know about migration options. I find pharmacist included in Canada Under Nova Scotia Nominee Program New Occupation list . I would like to know details of it. expecting a reply from your side at the earliest.

    Francis Calvin

    1. sanam

      Dear Francis,

      Please note that Nova Scotia Regional Labour Market Demand Stream is currently closed.

  24. ankush mahajan

    dear sir my self ankush from india i done my post graduation and i have 2 year experience from pharma company sirr pls tell can i apply if yes than tell me how pls reply in my email

  25. shahid

    Good morning , I am anesthesia specialist having more than 10 years experience . Have IELTS 6.5 , can I apply for Canada immigration thanks

    1. sanam

      Dear Shahid,

      What is the individual score in IELTS..??
      Send me your detailed resume and IELTS score at sanam@abhinav.com and i shall advise you further.

  26. ani

    sir, im a Bsc nursing staff with 3 years of exp.in clincical. im gonna apply nova scotia 2015 wat r all the requirenents to apply?

  27. Togor


    I am Togor from Bangladesh,I am a pharmasist with 5 year exp. in pharmacutical industry,i am married,my wife as pharmasist & 2years exp in pharmacutical industry.But i have no ILTES score,

    Please tell me how can I apply?

    1. sanam

      Dear Togor,

      Please note that Nova Scotia Regional Labour Market Demand Stream is currently closed.

  28. ivba

    please, sir i am a farmer can i apply

  29. Asher Naz Barket

    Good day sir,

    I am from Pakistan, 37 years old, married with 3 daughter and belong to a christian family.

    I am doing job in the biggest group of Pakistan ( NISHAT GORUP) as a Retail Manager for the last 6 years. Kindly guide how i can apply for Nova Scotia.


    1. sanam

      Dear Asher,

      Please note that Nova Scotia Regional Labour Market Demand Stream is currently closed.

  30. jay

    Hello ,
    . I m jay Gandhi I working in diamond industry from
    from more than 10 years of experience can apply for Canada married n 1 kid

  31. Rajesh parmar

    I am Homoeopathi consultant & 10 years experience
    Please tell me may I apply for PR.

  32. anchal


    Sir what is the last date for submission of application.?

    1. sanam

      Dear Anchal,

      Please note that Nova Scotia Regional Labour Market Demand Stream is currently closed.

  33. kamalpreet

    Iam lab technologist with 14 year experience ,6overall bands in IELTS.is there any scope to apply or its cap

  34. kamal preet

    working as medical lab technologist from last 14years qualification Msc MLT is this catagory still in demand or capped

    1. mihir

      Hy kamal,
      We r the same qualification and experience,i already put a file for nsnp ,but not receive any rply.what r the chances? And can i put the file further in 2015?rply

  35. Rony


    I am working as a Sr Technical Recruiter in India I have total 5+ years of work experience as a Technical Recruiter I have BCA + MBA both are correspondence degree.

    In IELTS I have scored L-6.5, S- 6.5, R-6.0, W-5.5, Total band is – 6.

    Can I apply for Nova Scotia PR and what are the chances for me to get PR?


  36. asad

    I am a manager account. i completed hons’ and masters from marketing. ielts 5.5/ assesment done from ICAS.

    1. sanam

      Dear Asad,

      Please note that Nova Scotia Regional Labour Market Demand Stream is currently closed. It is likely to open next year.

  37. Amandeep Singh

    I am civil engineer 4 year experience and 1 year dubai experience , but i have no ielts , can i apply please tell me what i do .

    1. sanam

      IELTS is required at second stage for Nova Scotia.

  38. Faiyaz

    Hello Sir, I have done bachelors in Media sciences along with 2 years experience professionally can i apply for Canada and how much bands i required for ielts….

    1. sanam

      Dear Faiyaz,

      What are you working as..??
      Kindly send us your detailed resume at contact@abhinav.com and we shall advise you further.

  39. Rameses

    I am an Electronics Communication Engineering graduate. Work as construction electrician for more than 5 years. Am I qualified?

    1. sanam

      Kindly send us your detailed resume at contact@abhonav.com and we shall advise you further.

  40. parminder singh

    i done BACHELOR IN COMPUTER APPLICATION and now i ma working as software engineer. i have 7(seven) year work experience in developing . My IELTS score is 5.5 .
    i checked Halifax for work and settlement and its awesome for living and work… so i want to apply for it. please help me how to apply

  41. Mats

    I am a physiotherapist more than 8 years experience can i apply. my ielts score 7 (general)

  42. Duru Chinedu

    I have done B.Sc. in Computer Science and have overall working experienced of two years working with software Engineering company. So can i apply?

  43. Sukh

    hi sir

    i done my post graduate in Computer application(MCA) with 2 yrs experience in software development & Search Engine Optimization and Online Marketing Manager. ielts score overall 5 in general. can i apply plz tell me all procedure..wating

  44. manmohan

    I have done graduation and diploma in sports coaching specialization in field hockey . And working as field hockey coach since last three years. can I apply for immi in Nova Scotia

  45. Dilraj singh

    I have done masters in computer applications.I am married and have one son.My wife’s sister is citizen of Canada.Please tell me can i apply ?

    1. sanam

      Dear Dilraj,

      Kindly send us detailed resume of self and spouse(if married)at contact@abhinav.com and we shall advise you further.

  46. Rahul

    I am b.com passed. 3 years experience to Accounts job. So can i apply.

  47. Vijay j prajapati


    I have done m.com in 2012 . And 2 year experience to accounts job .so can I apply.

  48. pratik

    I have done B.Sc. in Hotel management and have overall 5 bands in ielts. So can i apply?

    1. sanam

      Dear Pratik,

      How many years of work experience you have..??
      Kindly send us your detailed resume at sanam@abhinav.com and we shall advise you further.



    1. sanam

      Dr. Pratik,

      Kindly send us detailed resume at sanam@abhinav.com and we shall guide you further.

  50. Anil


    I am a mechanical engineer with 6 year exp.& my ielts score overall 5 in general module.
    Please tell me can I apply

    1. sanam

      Hi Anil,

      Kindly send us detailed resume of self and spouse(if married) at sanam@abhinav.com and we shall guide you further.

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