Express entry PNP stream will be reopened by Nova Scotia in a few weeks
The renowned immigration stream in Canada – the Express entry PNP Nova Scotia will be reopened for the first time in a few weeks ever since 2015. Express entry category is a part of the PNP program of Nova Scotia. It is also one among the two streams that are aligned with the express entry selection system of the federal government.
The Express entry PNP Nova Scotia is one among the provincial nominee program of Canada through which the provinces in Canada can nominate eligible individuals to settle in the nation, quotes CIC News.
The Nova Scotia Demand stream in the express entry pool is open to eligible applicants and the candidates who are successful will be awarded 600 extra CRS points. This implies that they will receive an invitation to apply for permanent residence in Canada in the subsequent draw held in the express entry pool.
Nova Scotia’s PNP will be the latest category to be active in 2017. As of now, provinces such as British Columbia, Saskatchewan, and Ontario have been actively accepting applications from applicants through their PNPs in the pool of Express entry.
Canada aims to invite around 51, 000 fresh permanent residents through its provincial nomination programs in the year 2017. This is an increase of seven percent when compared to the target of 2016. The majority of these applicants will be accepted through the enhanced streams in the Express entry pool.
It was also announced by Nova Scotia that this stream could be halted and reopened at regular intervals in 2017 till the time the allocation of space by the federal government for this year is exhausted.