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Yukon-Yukon Nominee Program-Skilled Worker Stream View

Requirements

  • Education and work experience must satisfy the requirements of the job as per the criteria specified in the National Occupational Classification (NOC) 
  • Job offer must be NOC 0, A,B from Yukon employer 
  • Must submit their high school certificate or its equivalent in order. If higher education is required for the position/NOC, please submit educational diplomas, certificates, degrees, etc.
  • Demonstrate at least one year of related work experience for the Skilled Worker stream for the position being nominated for;
  • Must provide valid results from a language test administered by a designated testing agency. The accepted tests are IELTS General Training or CELPIP General for English and TEF for French:
    • NOC 0、A:CLB 7 for CELPIP, IELTS and TEF;
    • NOC B:CLB 5 for CELPIP, IELTS and TEF;
  • Foreign workers who are currently in Canada, must maintain a valid work permit throughout the YNP application and assessment process.
  • Any foreign national who is in Canada on a student permit needs to provide proof of one year of study for certificate programs or two years of study for diploma programs or completion of a Bachelor program before being considered for the Yukon Nominee Program. Foreign Students who are enrolled in the English as a Second Language program at Yukon College must have completed Level 8 of the program.

Introduction

  • Eligible employers advertise the position locally and nationally; no qualified Canadian or Permanent Residents applies.
  • Employer offers full-time, permanent position to eligible foreign national.
  • Employer and foreign national complete all required forms for YNP.
  • Employer submits complete application to YNP, ensuring all forms and documents are included.
  • If employer is approved, foreign national information is reviewed.
  • If foreign national is approved, he/she becomes a Territorial Nominee.
  • Nominee submits application to IRCC for a Temporary Work Permit. Nominee also submits an application for Permanent Residency.
  • Nominee works for employer under a Temporary Work Permit while PR is in process.
  • Nominee meets all admissibility checks (security, health, criminality). Once PR is received, the nominee becomes a resident of Canada.

Yukon-Yukon Nominee Program-Critical Impact Worker Stream View

Requirements

  • Education and work experience must satisfy the requirements of the job as per the criteria specified in the National Occupational Classification (NOC)
  • Job offer must be NOC C or D from Yukon employer 
  • Must submit their high school certificate or its equivalent in order to meet the minimum education requirement. If higher education is required for the position/NOC, please submit educational diplomas, certificates, degrees, etc.
  • Demonstrate at least six months of related work experience for the Critical Impact Worker stream for the position being nominated for;
  • Must provide valid results from a language test administered by a designated testing agency. The accepted tests are IELTS General Training or CELPIP General for English and TEF for French:
    • NOC C and D: CLB 4 for CELPIP, IELTS and TEF.
  • Foreign workers who are currently in Canada, must maintain a valid work permit throughout the Yukon Nominee Program application and assessment process.
  • Any foreign national who is in Canada on a student permit needs to provide proof of one year of study for certificate programs or two years of study for diploma programs or completion of a Bachelor program before being considered for the Yukon Nominee Program. Foreign Students who are enrolled in the English as a Second Language program at Yukon College must have completed Level 8 of the program.

Introduction

  • Eligible employers advertise the position locally and nationally; no qualified Canadian or Permanent Residents applies.
  • Employer offers full-time, permanent position to eligible foreign national.
  • Employer and foreign national complete all required forms for YNP.
  • Employer submits complete application to YNP, ensuring all forms and documents are included.
  • If employer is approved, foreign national information is reviewed.
  • If foreign national is approved, he/she becomes a Territorial Nominee.
  • Nominee submits application to IRCC for a Temporary Work Permit. Nominee also submits an application for Permanent Residency.
  • Nominee works for employer under a Temporary Work Permit while PR is in process.
  • Nominee meets all admissibility checks (security, health, criminality). Once PR is received, the nominee becomes a resident of Canada.

 

Atlantic Immigration Pilot-International Graduate Program View

Requirements

  • have lived in an Atlantic province for at least 16 months in the 2 years before getting your degree, diploma or credential
  • must have at least a 2-year degree, diploma, certificate, or trade or apprenticeship credential from a recognized publicly funded institution in an Atlantic province.
  • get results that are at least equal to a language level 4 of the Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) or Niveaux de compétence linguistique canadiens (NCLC). 
  • must have a full-time and non-seasonal job offer that was made using the Offer of Employment to a Foreign National; the employer has been designated as an employer taking part in the AIP by the Atlantic province
  • The job is skill type/level 0, A, B or C under the National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Introduction

1. EMPLOYER DESIGNATION

  • Employer in Atlantic Canada who is interested in using the Atlantic Immigration Pilot (AIP) to fill a full time job vacancy contacts Provincial Immigration Office to express interest
  • Employer applies to the province to become a designated employer
  • Employer finds a recruit that meets the program criteria based on their initial assessment and offers them a job

2. ENDORSEMENT

  • Employer connects their recruit with a participating settlement service provider organization
  • Candidate contacts a settlement service provider organization of their choice for a needs assessment service that will result in a settlement plan for themselves and their family
  • Employer completes the provincial endorsement application, identifying the appropriate program based on candidate’s work experience and including the job offer and settlement plan, and sends it to the province
  • Province reviews and approves the endorsement application. Province sends candidate an endorsement letter

3. IMMIGRATION APPLICATION

  • Candidate completes their permanent residence application 14and sends it to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship

Canada (IRCC) including their endorsement letter and any other required documents

  • IRCC processes the application– Applications will be processed in six months or less in the majority of cases 
  • Approved candidate and their family come to Atlantic Canada

Atlantic Immigration Pilot-Intermediate Skilled Program View

Requirements

  • In the last 3 years, you must have worked at least 1,560 hours. You have work experience at National Occupational Classification (NOC) skill level C. NOC skill level C is a type of job that usually requires a secondary (high school) education and/or job-specific training, such as: industrial butchers、long-haul truck drivers、food and beverage servers. Option 2: You have work experience as one of the following: as a registered nurse or registered psychiatric nurse (NOC skill level A 3012), as a licensed practical nurse (NOC skill level B 3233) You also have one of the following job offers: a nurse’s aide, orderly or patient services associate (NOC skill level C 3413) a home support worker (NOC skill level C 4412)
  • a Canadian secondary (high school) or post-secondary certificate, diploma or degree from a recognized institution or a foreign degree, diploma or certificate, equal to a Canadian credential.
  • get results that are at least equal to a language level 4 of the Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) or Niveaux de compétence linguistique canadiens (NCLC). 
  • must have a full-time and non-seasonal job offer that was made using the Offer of Employment to a Foreign National; the employer has been designated as an employer taking part in the AIP by the Atlantic province
  • The job is skill type/level 0, A, B or C under the National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Introduction

1. EMPLOYER DESIGNATION

  • Employer in Atlantic Canada who is interested in using the Atlantic Immigration Pilot (AIP) to fill a full time job vacancy contacts Provincial Immigration Office to express interest
  • Employer applies to the province to become a designated employer
  • Employer finds a recruit that meets the program criteria based on their initial assessment and offers them a job

2. ENDORSEMENT

  • Employer connects their recruit with a participating settlement service provider organization
  • Candidate contacts a settlement service provider organization of their choice for a needs assessment service that will result in a settlement plan for themselves and their family
  • Employer completes the provincial endorsement application, identifying the appropriate program based on candidate’s work experience and including the job offer and settlement plan, and sends it to the province
  • Province reviews and approves the endorsement application. Province sends candidate an endorsement letter

3. IMMIGRATION APPLICATION

  • Candidate completes their permanent residence application 14and sends it to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship

Canada (IRCC) including their endorsement letter and any other required documents

  • IRCC processes the application– Applications will be processed in six months or less in the majority of cases 
  • Approved candidate and their family come to Atlantic Canada

 

Atlantic Immigration Pilot-High-Skilled Program View

Requirements

  • In the last 3 years, you must have worked at least 1,560 hours. This work must have been at National Occupational Classification (NOC) skill type/level 0, A, or B.
  • a Canadian secondary (high school) or post-secondary certificate, diploma or degree from a recognized institution or a foreign degree, diploma or certificate, equal to a Canadian credential.
  • get results that are at least equal to a language level 4 of the Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) or Niveaux de compétence linguistique canadiens (NCLC). 
  • must have a full-time and non-seasonal job offer that was made using the Offer of Employment to a Foreign National; the employer has been designated as an employer taking part in the AIP by the Atlantic province
  • The job is skill type/level 0, A or B under the National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Introduction

1. EMPLOYER DESIGNATION

  • Employer in Atlantic Canada who is interested in using the Atlantic Immigration Pilot (AIP) to fill a full time job vacancy contacts Provincial Immigration Office to express interest
  • Employer applies to the province to become a designated employer
  • Employer finds a recruit that meets the program criteria based on their initial assessment and offers them a job

2. ENDORSEMENT

  • Employer connects their recruit with a participating settlement service provider organization
  • Candidate contacts a settlement service provider organization of their choice for a needs assessment service that will result in a settlement plan for themselves and their family
  • Employer completes the provincial endorsement application, identifying the appropriate program based on candidate’s work experience and including the job offer and settlement plan, and sends it to the province
  • Province reviews and approves the endorsement application. Province sends candidate an endorsement letter

3. IMMIGRATION APPLICATION

  • Candidate completes their permanent residence application 14and sends it to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship

Canada (IRCC) including their endorsement letter and any other required documents

  • IRCC processes the application– Applications will be processed in six months or less in the majority of cases 
  • Approved candidate and their family come to Atlantic Canada

 

Nova Scotia Experience: Express Entry View

Requirements

  • have at least 1 year of work experience in Nova Scotia;
  • be 21 to 55 years old;
  • have a Canadian high school credential or equivalent;
  • prove language ability in English or French on the Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB). You need CLB 7 for skilled work in the National Occupational Classification (NOC) 0 and A. You need CLB 5 for NOC B positions;
  • have a profile registered in Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Express Entry system

Introduction

  • You must create an Express Entry profile within Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s online Express Entry system before you apply to the Nova Scotia Nominee Program. Your Express Entry Profile Number is necessary for your application. A Job Seeker Validation Code may also be required.
  • Gather and prepare all your application materials. Submit supporting documents as PDF attachments;
  • After your application is received and subject to application volumes, NSOI will review your application to ensure that it is complete and meets eligibility criteria before it is accepted for assessment. If your application is not complete or if you do not meet basic eligibility requirements, your application may be returned.
  • Once you are nominated, you will have 30 days to accept the nomination within the Express Entry system.
  • Following acceptance of the nomination with the Express Entry system, you will receive an Invitation to Apply for permanent residence by IRCC. 

Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry View

Requirements

  • have a profile registered in Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Express Entry system;
  • score 67 points or more on the stream’s six selection factors;
  • have a job offer from a Nova Scotia employer for full-time skilled work that lasts at least one year after your permanent resident visa is issued. For a job offer to be valid in Express Entry and receive points, employers will usually need an LMIA from ESDC. There are a few exceptions: cic.gc.ca/english/immigrate/skilled/exempt.asp;
  • have 1 year of skilled work experience related to the job;
  • have a Canadian high school credential or equivalent;
  • prove language ability in English or French at Canadian Language Benchmark 7;
  • show enough financial resources to successfully settle in Nova Scotia.

OR

  • be in one of the target occupations as identified in the Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry guide;
  • have a profile registered in Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Express Entry system;
  • score 67 points or more on the stream’s six selection factors;
  • have at least 1 year of skilled work experience in one of our target occupations;
  • have a Canadian high school credential or equivalent;
  • prove language ability in English or French at Canadian Language Benchmark 7;
  • show enough financial resources to successfully settle in Nova Scotia.

Introduction

  • You must create an Express Entry profile within Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s online Express Entry system before you apply to the Nova Scotia Nominee Program. Your Express Entry Profile Number is necessary for your application. A Job Seeker Validation Code may also be required.
  • Gather and prepare all your application materials. Submit supporting documents as PDF attachments;
  • After your application is received and subject to application volumes, NSOI will review your application to ensure that it is complete and meets eligibility criteria before it is accepted for assessment. If your application is not complete or if you do not meet basic eligibility requirements, your application may be returned.
  • Once you are nominated, you will have 30 days to accept the nomination within the Express Entry system.
  • Following acceptance of the nomination with the Express Entry system, you will receive an Invitation to Apply for permanent residence by IRCC. 

 

Nova Scotia-Occupation in Demand View

Requirements

  • have a full-time permanent job offer from a Nova Scotia employer in either NOC 3413 (Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates) or NOC 7511 (Transport truck drivers);
  • have 1 year of work experience related to the job;
  • be 21 to 55 years old;
  • have a high school diploma;
  • have the appropriate training, skills and/or accreditation for the job;
  • prove language ability equal to Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) Level 4 even if your first language is English or French;

Introduction

  • submit your application through Nova Scotia’s online service (novascotia.ca/ensnp) and ensure that you include all the required supporting documents.
  • If you meet the Occupation in Demand stream criteria, NSOI will communicate the decision and provide the nomination certificate to you or your representative via email. The certificate expires six months after the date of nomination. NSOI will also send proof of nomination directly to IRCC.
  • After you have been nominated by the Province of Nova Scotia, you must submit a complete application for a permanent resident visa to IRCC within six months. 
  • When you are granted permanent residence, you must contact NSOI within 30 days of your arrival in Nova Scotia. 

 

Nova Scotia-Skilled Worker View

Requirements

  • have a full-time permanent job offer from a Nova Scotia employer;
  • have 1 year of work experience related to the job. (Semi-skilled and low-skilled workers must already have six months’ experience with the employer.);
  • be 21 to 55 years old;
  • have a high school diploma;
  • have the appropriate training, skills and/or accreditation for the job;
  • prove language ability equal to Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) Level 5 if you are a skilled worker. If your first language is English or French, that is enough proof. Semi-skilled and low-skilled workers must have test results to prove they meet CLB 4 even if their first language is English or French;
  • show enough financial resources to successfully settle in Nova Scotia.

Introduction

  • submit your application through Nova Scotia’s online service (novascotia.ca/ensnp) and ensure that you include all the required supporting documents.
  • The employer must complete the NSNP 200 form to confirm the details of your job offer. 
  • If you meet the Skilled Worker stream criteria, NSOI will communicate the decision and provide the nomination certificate to you or your representative via email. The certificate expires six months after the date of nomination. NSOI will also send proof of nomination directly to IRCC.
  • After you have been nominated by the Province of Nova Scotia, you must submit a complete application for a permanent resident visa to IRCC within six months. 
  • When you are granted permanent residence, you must contact NSOI within 30 days of your arrival in Nova Scotia. 

Nova Scotia-Physician View

Requirements

  • Be signed and dated by a person authorized to hire physicians at the NSHA or IWK
  • Be signed and dated by the applicant who is accepting the opportunity
  • Indicate eligibility for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of NS
  • Indicate that the applicant is eligible to apply for privileges and credentials with NSHA and the IWK

Introduction

  • Gather and prepare all your application materials. The Forms and Supporting Documents Checklist at the end of this guide will assist you in preparing your NSNP application.
  • Apply through Nova Scotia’s online service at http://novascotia.ca/eNSNP
  • The Office of Immigration will conduct a full review and evaluation of the complete application subject to application volumes and the possible circumstances set out above under “Disclaimer.” The Office of Immigration reserves the right to request an interview with the applicant and/or to contact the employer to gather additional information or to clarify information provided.
  • If nominated by the Province of Nova Scotia, it is possible to request a letter of support from the Office of Immigration to support the application of a temporary work permit or the renewal of an existing work permit. 
  • If you are nominated by the Province of Nova Scotia, you may then apply to the Government of Canada for a permanent resident visa through Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.