How to Immigrate to Canada as Federal Skilled Work?
Every year Canada allows permanent residence for skilled workers based on their education, work experience, knowledge of English and/or French and other criteria necessary for economic establishment in Canada.
- Your application is eligible for processing as a federal skilled worker if :
- You have included the results of your official language proficiency test, and
- Have a paid job offer, or You are a skilled worker and have at least one year of experience in one or more of 29 highly demanded professions .
- If you meet the minimum application processing criteria, you must also have at least one year of continuous paid full-time work experience or the equivalent in continuous part-time work for the last ten years in skill type 0 (managerial occupations), skill level a (professional occupations) or B (technical occupations and occupations requiring skills) on the Canadian national occupational classification list.
The application for federal skilled workers is also evaluated according to the following six factor points selection grid:
- Education (maximum 25 points)
- Your knowledge of English and / or French, the two official languages of Canada (maximum 24 points)
- Work experience (maximum 21 points)
- Age (maximum 10 points)
- Whether you have arranged a job in Canada, and (maximum 10 points)
- Adaptability (maximum 10 points)
- You must earn at least 67 points out of 100 in order to qualify for immigration to Canada.