This program selects only general practitioners and family physicians (NOC 31102), and Specialists in clinical and laboratory medicine (NOC 31100) who have an approved job offer in Nova Scotia to work and live there permanently.
How to apply? Start with obtaining a job offer from the NSHA (Nova Scotia Health Authority) or the IWK. Gather your documents and submit your complete application to NSOI for this specific stream and receive a nomination. Apply for both a temporary work permit and your permanent residence to IRCC.
|Language||Must be able to practice medicines in either English or French.|
|Job Offer||Must have a job offer from NSHA or the IWK. This means you should be eligible to receive a license from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia (CPSNS).|
|Education||ECA from the Medical Council of Canada or the eligibility to obtain a license from the college of physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia.|
|Processing Time||18-24 months.|