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Nova Scotia PNP In Demand Occupation List 2020


Nova Scotia is one of the popular provinces in Canada, which attract a vast number of skilled professionals from overseas every year. The Canada PR aspirants often choose Nova Scotia as their destination to settle in view of its ideal work environment, professional opportunities and infrastructure facilities.

How to move to Nova Scotia?

The province of Nova Scotia invites the skilled professionals to the province through its popular Provincial Nominee Program, i.e. Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP). Nova Scotia Demand – Express Entry Stream (Category B) is the most popular stream of Nova Scotia Nominee Program, which is aligned with Federal Express Entry Stream. Hence, the applicants interested in applying in the Nova Scotia Demand – Express Entry Stream need to have their profile registered in the Express Entry system and also mee the basic eligibility requirements of the stream.


NSNP In-Demand Occupation list 2020

Also, as an applicant of this stream, you must have required experience in any of the occupations listed in Nova Scotia PNP in-demand occupation list 2018. Find below the NSNP in-demand occupation list:



Occupation NOC code

  Financial Auditors and Accountants


 Other financial officers


  Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations


  Administrative assistants


  Accounting and related clerks


  Civil engineers


  Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses


  Licensed practical nurses


  College and other vocational instructors


  Paralegal and related occupations


  Social and community service workers



As an applicant of this stream, you need to have minimum 1 year of continuous full-time (or 1,560 hours or more) or an equal amount in part-time paid work experience in the last 6 years in an opportunity occupation.

Eligibility Requirement for Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry Stream

To be eligible to apply in Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry stream, as an applicant, you require meeting the below requirements:

  • Genuine and valid foreign diploma, certificate or credential supported by the educational credential assessment (ECA) by an approved or recognized assessing authority or valid Canadian educational credential.
  • At least one year of full-time (or equivalent part-time) paid work experience (in Canada or overseas) in the last six years in NOC 2016 Skill Type 0, Skill Level A or B.
  • A recognized English or French language test results from an approved agency, i.e. IELTS (General training test only); CELPIP (General test only); orTEF demonstrating CLB 7 in each of the 4 language abilities (reading, writing, listening and speaking).

In case you do not fulfill the above requirements, you won’t be able to apply for the Nova Scotia Demand EE Stream.

In case, wish to confirm the latest status of the Nova Scotia in-demand occupations list 2020 or need complete assistance and support to apply in NSNP this year, you may drop an email to our expert at [email protected].

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