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Nova Scotia PNP Immigration

Saturday, 13 June 2015 11:15

The Nova Scotia Nominee Program streams are open to qualified skilled workers and other immigrants who meet country demands.

Skilled Worker

For skilled workers who have a full-time job offer from a Nova Scotia employer

International Graduate

For international graduates who have a full-time job offer from a Nova Scotia employer and have been working for the employer for at least three months.


Community Identified

For individuals who have significant employment fortunes, have a strong link to a specific Nova Scotia community and have received a Letter of Identification from an Office of Immigration mandated organization.


Family Business Worker

For workers who have received a full-time job offer from a Nova Scotia business owned by a close family.

The worker or the spouse must be related to the family business owner or spouse of the business owner in one of the following ways. The worker is the business owner’s (or a step or half-relative of the same degree):

  • child
  • Brother or sister
  • Niece or nephew (children of brothers or sisters)
  • Uncle or aunt (parent’s brothers or sisters)
  • Grandchild


Non-Dependent Child of Nova Scotia Nominee

For individuals who are non-dependent adult children of Nova Scotia nominees who wish to enter the labor market and contribute to the economy of the province.

Parents / nominees need to meet all the following criteria in order for their non-dependent child to be eligible to apply under the Non-Dependent Child of Nova Scotia Nominee stream.

1.      You are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada

2.      You have been nominated under the Nova Scotia Nominee Program

3.      You are the parent of a child who was named in your original application to the Nova Scotia Nominee Program on the IMM 0008 Generic – Application for Permanent Residence in Canada form or on the IMM 5406 – Additional Family Information form.

4.      You have established a family residence in Nova Scotia within six (6) months of inheriting permanent resident status in Canada, and you have remained a resident of this province.

5.      For newly arrived immigrants, you have been a resident of Nova Scotia for at least three (3) consecutive months immediately before this application is submitted and are still residing in Nova Scotia at the time of the submission of the Nova Scotia Nominee Program application for the non-dependent child.

6.      You remain a resident of Nova Scotia throughout the application process and are still a resident of this province when your child arrives in Nova Scotia with permanent resident status.


Agri-Food Sector

For immigrants who plan to establish a business in Nova Scotia in the agriculture sector for primary and/or value added production 

In this section the nominee must:


  • The applicant needs to have a minimum of three years’ experience in the past five years in farm ownership, farm management and practical farming experience with skills relevant to Nova Scotia farming conditions.
  • You, the applicant, must plan to establish a farm, purchase a farm or become partner in an existing farm business. If investing in an existing farm business, you must control at least 33.33% and take an active part in the operation of the business.
  • You will be required to demonstrate that you have a minimum personal net worth of $150,000 (after relocation in Nova Scotia – before the farm is purchased).
  • You will also be required to make a minimum investment of $100,000 in a new or existing farming operation in capital assets (land, machinery) or working capital.
  • You will submit a detailed agri-business plan with your application form
  • A qualifying farming business must demonstrate a minimum annual income of $10,000 CAD. 
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Ms. Nooshin Djavanshir Haidari is a good standing member of the Immigration consultants of Canada regularity console, (ICCRC) R409895 , ICCRC