Carpenters Selected For Nova Scotia Immigration From Express Entry Pool

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Candidates with skills and experience as carpenters (NOC 7271) were the focus of the latest draw through Nova Scotia’s Express Entry-linked Labour Market Priorities stream.

A September 20 Nova Scotia Nominee Program draw saw 22 candidates receive Letters of Interest.

As well as two years of experience in the stated occupation, candidates also required a Canadian Language Benchmark score of 5 in English or French for all language abilities.

Selected candidates now have 30 days to submit a full application.

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Requirements for September 20 Nova Scotia Labour Market Priorities Draw

  • Primary occupation of carpenter (NOC 7271)
  • Two or more years of skilled trades experience as a carpenter.
  • CLB score of 5 or higher in English or French in all language abilities.

What Are The General Requirements For Nova Scotia Labour Market Priorities?

Candidates must:

  • Receive a Letter of Interest from the Nova Scotia Nominee Program within the Express Entry system.
  • Meet the minimum work experience requirements of the Express Entry stream for which you have qualified.
  • Demonstrate sufficient funds to successfully establish yourself and your family in Nova Scotia and to pay your immigration costs and travel expenses.
  • Have legal status in your current country of residence.
  • Meet eligibility criteria in place at the time you are issued a Letter of Interest.
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