NSW Immigration Program Doctor Category

The NSNP Physician category assists Nova Scotia’s public health sector – Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) and Izaak Walton Killam Health Centre (IWK) – to hire GPs, GPs and specialists to work in Nova Scotia. This category helps NSHA and IWK recruit and retain physicians with the skills needed to fill positions that local Canadian citizens and permanent residents cannot.

NSNP Doctor Category Application Requirements

  • The applicant’s occupation is 3112 General Practitioner and Family Physician and 3111 Specialist;
  • The applicant has accepted a job offer from the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) or IWK Health Centre;
  • Applicants are eligible for licensure from the Medical School of Nova Scotia (CPSNS).