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Nova Scotia PNP Draw Predictions for the Year 2021

The Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) is an ideal immigration pathway for all the skilled workers who are having a pure intention of living and working in the province of Nova Scotia on a permanent basis. That’s the reason this province scrounges the IRCC (Immigration, refugees and Citizenship Canada) express entry pool and selects the talented and skilled workers who successfully meet the eligibility requirements of any one of the immigration streams of Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP).

The invited candidates are then invited personally to work and live in the province and contribute towards its thriving economy. So, if you are interested in living and working in the province of Nova Scotia, the Nova Scotia PNP program is the right category for you. Above all, Nova Scotia is one of the fastest growing provinces with cities such as Halifax, growing at a rapid pace.

Find Below the Recent Nova Scotia PNP Draws and the Latest Updates of 2021



Nova Scotia PNP Draw Date – 29th March 21
Nova Scotia Conducted a draw on 19th March 21 and invited all those individuals who were meeting the below prerequisites:
  1. Applicants chosen the French language as a first language and score CLB 9 in French and English as a second language and scored CLB7 bands
  2. Applicants who hold three years diploma or bachelor degree program
  3. Must have minimum 67/100 Nova Scotia PNP points. Read More
Nova Scotia PNP Draw Date - Jan 19, 2021
Nova Scotia PNP conducted Draw on Jan 19, 21. And invited financial officers with the following requirements:
  1. Applicants who chosen primary NOC code Financial officers 1444 and have four or more years of experience in NOC 1114.
  2. IELTS 7 bands in reading, writing, speaking and 8 in listening in General Training.
  3. Must have 67/ 100 Nova Scotia PNP points.
  4. Applicant must have 67/100 Alberta PNP points. Read More
Nova Scotia PNP Draw Date - Dec. 1, 2020
The Criteria’s for the Nova Scotia PNP draw conducted were as followed:
  1. Must have a job offer letter from Nova Scotia PNP employers
  2. IELTS CLB 5 bands in each module of General Training
  3. Must have high school credential or equivalent. Read More
Nova Scotia PNP Draw Date - Oct. 22, 2020
CRITERIA FOR Nova Scotia PNP draw held Oct. 22, 2020, were followed:
  1. Have primary NOC code 2174 and must have three years of work experience in the NOC code 2174.
  2. Must have Nova Scotia PNP points 67/100
  3. IELTS 6 bands in each module
  4. Must have three years diploma or Bachelor Degree. Read More
Nova Scotia PNP Draw Date - Sept 24, 2020
Nova Scotia conducted a draw on Sept 24, 2020, and invited those applicants who were meeting the below requirements:
  1. Applicants who chosen primary NOC code 7322 motor vehicle body repairers or automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers (NOC 7321) and had a minimum of two years of experience in the chosen NOC code.
  2. Must have IELTS CLB 5 bands in each module
  3. Must have two years diploma or university certificate.
  4. Have Nova Scotia PNP points 67/100 Read More
Nova Scotia PNP Draw Date May 22, 2020
Nova Scotia PNP conducted a draw on May 22, 2020, and invited those applicants who were meeting the below requirements.
  1. Have a primary occupation NOC code 3012- Registered nurse or registered psychiatric nurse (NOC 3012) and holding a minimum of three years of work experience in the same NOC code.
  2. IELTS – CLB 8 ( 6.5 in Reading, writing, speaking and 7.5 in listening)
  3. Have 3 years diploma/ degree certificate
  4. Must scoring 67/100 Nova Scotia PNP points. Read More
Nova Scotia PNP draw Dated - April 27, 2020
CRITERIA FOR Nova Scotia PNP draw held April 27, 2020, were followed:
  1. Have selected French as their first official language and score CLB 8 score in French, and English as a second language and score CLB 6 bands.
  2. Have three years diploma or Bachelor Degree certificate
  3. Must have 67/100 Nova Scotia PNP points Read More

Nova Scotia PNP Draw – Date December 5, 2019
Criteria’s for the Nova Scotia PNP draw held April 27, 2020, for social and community service workers were as follows; Individuals must have:
  1. Primary NOC code 4212, social & community worker, has a minimum of 2 years of experience in the same NOC code.
  2. Must have three years diploma/ bachelor degree
  3. IELTS 6bands in each Reading, writing, speaking & listening Read More
Nova Scotia PNP Draw – Date Oct. 28, 2019
Criteria for Oct. 28, 2019, draw for nurses were as follows. Candidates must have:
  1. Primary NOC code 3012 registered nurse or registered psychiatric nurse must have a minimum of 3 years work experience in the same NOC code.
  2. IELTS score 6.5 in reading, writing, speaking & 7.5 in Listening.
  3. Must have a bachelor’s degree OR have completed a program of three or more years at a university, college, trade or technical school, or another institute. Read More
Nova Scotia PNP Draw – Date Sept. 20, 2019
Criteria for the Sept. 20, 2019 draw for CARPENTER (NOC 7271) were as follows. Candidates must have:
  1. Primary NOC code 7271 – Carpenter and have a minimum of two years experience of working as a self-employed
  2. IELTS CLB 5 score mean 5bands in writing, speaking, listening and four bands in Reading. Read More
Nova Scotia PNP Draw – Date Sept. 4, 2019
CRITERIA FOR Nova Scotia PNP draw Sept. 4, 2019, francophone draw were as follows:
  1. Selected French as a first language and French score CLB 8 and English as a second language and scored CLB 6.
  2. Have a minimum of 3 years diploma/university degree. Read More
Nova Scotia PNP Draw – date June 3, 2019
Criteria for the Nova Scotia PNP Draw date June 3, 2019, for NOC code 4214, Early childhood educators and assistants were as follows. Candidates must have:
  1. Primary NOC code 4214 Early childhood educators and assistants and must have a minimum of five years of work experience on the same NOC code.
  2. You must have completed a program of two or more years at a university, college, trade or technical school, or other institutes Read More
Nova Scotia PNP Draw – date March 20, 2019
CRITERIA FOR Nova Scotia PNP draw The date March 20, 2019, francophone draw were as follows:
  1. Selected French as a first language and French score CLB 7 and English as a second language and scored CLB 5.
  2. Have a minimum of 3 years diploma/university degree. Read More
Nova Scotia PNP Draw – date Jan. 24, 2019
  1. Individuals must select NOC code 1111, financial auditors and accountants, as a primary NOC code
  2. Must have a minimum of five years of Experience in the NOC code 1111, financial auditors and accountants,
  3. IELTS CLB 7 bands ( 6 bands in each Reading, writing, speaking and listening)
  4. CRS score must be between 400- 450 Read More

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After you have decided against moving into the beautiful Nova Scotia Province you will want to apply for the Nova Scotia Nominee Program. The prospective immigrants who have the required skills and experience needed by the province are targeted for the provincial nomination.

The successful provincial nomination for Nova Scotia depends upon the stream you qualify for.

Nova Scotia is the second smallest Province but has growth opportunities for many skilled workers. It has a lot of work opportunities in service sectors like health and education. The government through the Nova Scotia Provincial Nominee Program can nominate foreign workers that qualify for the program.

The Skilled Worker Stream assists employers in recruiting foreign workers and recently graduated international students whose skills are needed in Nova Scotia. Only those positions will be filled that are unable to meet by the permanent residents or Canadian citizens.

To get permanent residency in Nova Scotia, you must:

  1. The underage bracket of 21 to 55 years old
  2. Relevant work experience of at least 2 years in the related occupation
  3. Appropriate Language bands CLB 5 if a skilled worker
  4. Financial Resources to successfully settle in Nova Scotia
  5. Required training, skills and/ or accreditation for the job
  6. Fulfill any other requirements asked by the department

Therefore, if you are interested in residing in Nova Scotia and meet the above-mentioned criteria along with one of the streams in which you intend to apply:

  1. Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry
  2. Nova Scotia Labour Market Priorities
  3. Physician
  4. Entrepreneur
  5. International Graduate Entrepreneur
  6. Skilled Worker

You can receive the Nova Scotia Immigrant Nominee Program (NSNP) if you fulfill the eligibility conditions set by the Nova Scotian government. Submit the entire relevant document kit while applying for any stream.

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While the procedure of applying Nova Scotia PNP may seem to be uncomplicated at first, resulting some applicants think they can do it themselves only to face dejection in the later stages of the process. For Nova Scotia PNPs, there is a higher chance of refusal in cases where the application is not properly prepared. The strictness and standards are very high to invite the right candidate for the Nova Scotia Immigrant Nominee Program. Aptech Visa has assisted many individuals and their families in successfully migrating to Canada through the Nova Scotia Provincial Nominee Program. The immigration experts will help you in serving as per your Canada PR needs.

There are countless reasons to come to Nova Scotia for visiting and settlement purposes. What makes Nova Scotia truly special place is its people and their culture. Nova Scotians are often described as friendly, outgoing, and extremely warm towards newcomers. Over time, this second-smallest province of Canada is cultivated by people from across the globe. Located in Eastern Canada mostly surrounded by the ocean throughout, the province of Nova Scotia is a place where you can feel your pace fall in sync with the rhythm of the sea. Immerse yourself in culture, historical landmarks, delicious cuisines, foot-tapping music, and opus of languages.

Nova Scotia is one of the four provinces from Atlantic Canada and three Maritime provinces. Its provincial capital is Halifax. It is the city that is famous for brews and wines. It continues to welcome visitors with costumed guides, stories, and good food.

The smallest province of Canada has good economic conditions where you can easily open a bank account or buy a house/property etc. After your arrival in Nova Scotia, there are lots of friendly people to can help you become comfortable in your new environment.

You must complete the following steps within the first weeks of arriving in Nova Scotia so that you are ready to live, work, and receive health care in case of an emergency:

  • Apply For Permanent Resident (PR) Card:
    The permanent resident card replaces your paper record of landing document. A PR card becomes the proof of status document needed when coming back to Canada again through airplane, boat, train, or bus.

  • Apply For a health Card Known as Nova Scotia Medical Service Insurance (MSI):
    To claim medical facilities, you will need a Nova Scotia health card to get a free medical and hospital services in Nova Scotia. It is important to showcase the medical card before you go and see the doctor.

  • Apply For a Social Insurance Number (SIN) Card:
    To apply for a job in Nova Scotia or receive government benefits you require a Canadian Social Insurance Number card. Everyone working in Nova Scotia or Canada for that matter including its citizens must have a SIN.

Important Note: When you submit your application, it is advisable to ask for a receipt or temporary card that will help you in applying for jobs while you are waiting for the official SIN card. It may take 4-6 weeks after you apply. Nova Scotia is one of the nicest provinces of Canada, so if you are looking of migrating to this beautiful province, start your Nova Scotia Provincial Nominee immigration process by consulting our team of experts filling the Canada Immigration Assessment form.

Canada has six primary time zones currently that includes from east to west they are Newfoundland Time Zone, Atlantic Time Zone, Eastern Time, Central Time Zone, Mountain Time Zone, and the Pacific Time Zone. In fact, in most of Canada Daylight Saving Time begins at 2:00 AM local time on the second Sunday in March.

The names in each time zone change along with Daylight Saving Time. Eastern Standard Time (EST) becomes Eastern Daylight Time (EDT); Atlantic Daylight Time (ADT) becomes Atlantic Standard Time and so on…

However, some areas of Canada do not use Daylight Saving Time include, Fort St. John, Charlie Lake, Taylor and Dawson Creek in British Columbia, Creston in the East Kootenays, and most of the areas of Saskatchewan. Now, the Daylight Saving Time will end on the first Sunday in November and will be back to Eastern Standard Time. Here, the residents of Canada will have to turn their clocks ahead one hour after midnight.

Nova Scotia is the Maritime province of Canada and falls under the Atlantic Time Zone. It is one of the four Atlantic provinces of Canada with provincial capital Halifax. Nova Scotia is the second-smallest of Canada’s ten provinces, with an area of 55,284 sq. km including Cape Breton and another 3,800 coastal islands.

Similar is the case with Nova Scotia that observes the Daylight Saving Time.

Nova Scotia Local Time Details
Time Zone Abbreviations Atlantic Standard Time - is abbreviated as AST
Atlantic Daylight Time - is abbreviated as ADT
UTC - GMT Offset Nova Scotia is GMT/UTC - 4h during Standard Time
Nova Scotia is GMT/UTC - 3h during Daylight Saving Time
Daylight Saving Time Usage Nova Scotia does utilize Daylight Saving Time.
Daylight Saving Start Date Nova Scotia started Daylight Saving Time on Sunday March 10, 2019 at 2:00 AM local time.
Daylight Saving End Date Nova Scotia ends Daylight Saving Time on
Sunday November 3, 2019 at 2:00 AM local time.

Does Nova Scotia falls under different time zone?

Yes, Nova Scotia comes under Atlantic Time Zone in Canada. Also, the provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island falls under this zone. They calculate time specifically as an offset which is 4 hours behind from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-4).

What is the time difference between India and Nova Scotia?

India is 8 hours and 30 minutes ahead of Nova Scotia. Say for example, if in India it is 4:30 pm then in Nova Scotia it will be 8:00 am and so on.

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