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New List of High Demand Occupations for Canadian Immigration

The Canadian immigration of skilled workers or professionals is based on the high demand professions recognized by Canadian government. Citizenship and Immigration Canada has issued an updated list of professions in which Canada has shortage of professionals. Effective May 4, 2013, the list of high demand 24 profession  for Canadian Immigration under Federal Skilled Worker class following:

  • 0211 Engineering managers
  • 1112 Financial and investment analysts
  • 2113 Geoscientists and oceanographers
  • 2131 Civil engineers
  • 2132 Mechanical engineers
  • 2134 Chemical engineers
  • 2143 Mining engineers
  • 2144 Geological engineers
  • 2145 Petroleum engineers
  • 2146 Aerospace engineers
  • 2147 Computer engineers (except software engineers/designers)
  • 2154 Land surveyors
  • 2174 Computer programmers and interactive media developers
  • 2243 Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics
  • 2263 Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety
  • 3141 Audiologists and speech-language pathologists
  • 3142 Physiotherapists
  • 3143 Occupational Therapists
  • 3211 Medical laboratory technologists
  • 3212 Medical laboratory technicians and pathologists’ assistants
  • 3214 Respiratory therapists, clinical perfusionists and cardiopulmonary technologists
  • 3215 Medical radiation technologists
  • 3216 Medical sonographers
  • 3217 Cardiology technicians and electrophysiological diagnostic technologists, n.e.c. (not elsewhere classified)

There is a cap of 5,000 applications per year with maximum of 300 applications per occupation per year will be considered. However, it does not apply to you if you have Arranged employment offer.

If your application is received at CIC, Sydney Canada after cap of 500 is reached  your application will be returned.

We can help you in assessing your eligibility as Federal Skilled Worker or provide you the best alternate option to immigrate to Canada.  Click Here to Contact us to check out if you qualify.

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55 Responses to "New List of High Demand Occupations for Canadian Immigration"

  1. vikas:

    Hi, I am Er Vikas Singh Rathee from India. I am B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering. 2 year experience in my field. I am eligible or Not
    Ph. No. : +919034839205
    Email. : vikasrathi454@gmail.com

  2. shahid:


    i am marketing and advertising professional, Did MBA and have more than 7 years of working experience, living in Pakistan, single and 30 year old. Can and get Canidian immigration visa ? Can anyone tell me ?

  3. Hi,
    I am a lecturer in mathematics, I did M.Phil in mathematics. I am from Pakistan and have 5 year experience. Married, spouse education is 16 years in physics. Can I tell canidian immigration. how many i have chances. Kindly tell me please.

  4. Your profession is not in the high demand professions. You may become eligible if you have arranged employment.

  5. hi I have done Ms in IT and MBA in General management I have 10 yrs of experience in IT and Management I am eligible for Canadian immigration

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