Nova Scotia Labour Market Priorities for Physicians

Nova Scotia Labour Market Priorities for Physicians

Nova Scotia Labour Market Priorities for Physicians

The Labour Market Priorities Stream for Physicians under NSNP works as a bridge, joining the Labour Market Priorities Stream that targets the applicants from the Federal Express Entry pool, and the Physician Stream that focusses the family physicians, general practitioners, as well as specialist physicians. All the selected applicants who are going to receive a provincial nomination will be awarded an extra 600 points in their Express Entry profile, which will make it easier for them to receive an application invite for the Canadian Permanent Residency.

Eligibility Criteria

Express Entry Profile Yes
Connection to Province No
Job Offer Yes
Language Proficiency Requires CLB level 7
Level of Education Proof of education as well as medical
training required for special licensure
in Nova Scotia. Or, An Educational Credential Assessment copy.
Work Experience As per Express Entry Requirement
Investment Requirement None

Job Offer

To be eligible to apply under Nova Scotia Labour Market Priorities for Physicians stream under NSNP a foreign applicant is required to have a valid job offer either from the IWK Health Centre or the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA). The job offer must be at the position listed for NOC code 3111 which belongs to a Specialist Physician or 3112 which belongs to a General Practitioner or any of the Family Physicians.

Express Entry Requirement

To be eligible to apply for Nova Scotia Labour Market Priorities for Physicians Stream under NSNP an applicant must have been registered with an active Express Entry profile to become eligible to apply under this stream. Applicants who have qualified one of the three programs mentioned below; make them eligible to apply and submit their application under this stream of NSNP.

  • Federal Skilled Trades,
  • Federal Skilled Worker,
  • Canadian Experience Class.

Language Proficiency & Education

Applicants are required to appear for the language proficiency test in English or French, and submit their test scores along with their application. The Nova Scotia province often particularly selects the applicant proficient in the French language. However, this happens sometimes and not always. Applicants applying under this stream are required to fulfil the minimum requirements listed by the Express Entry Program for language proficiency and education.