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Skilled Immigration

The Canadian Federal Skilled Worker Program invites applications from skilled professionals from time to time. They are usually looking for people with significant work experience, employability, and adaptability to become legal permanent residents of Canada.

Express Entry Program

Started in 2015 the Express Entry Program is synonymous with new fast-track immigration process. Canada has labour shortage which created a golden opportunity for those wishing to make a new life in the maple country. The Express Entry system is an expedited way to become a permanent resident in Canada if your profile is selected from the Express Entry spool of candidates.

Federal Skilled Worker Visa

Federal Skilled Worker Visa applicants must meet the minimum visa requirements which include having work experience in a managerial, skilled or semi-skilled occupation and meeting the pass mark on a points-based assessment. Successful applicants are given Canadian permanent residence, which entitles them to live and work in Canada with fewer restrictions. Canadian permanent residents may also apply and if found eligible obtain Canadian citizenship.

Permanent Residency for Skilled Workers

Skilled workers and professionals find it easier than others to become permanent residents in Canada because their education and work experience assists them in finding work. A whole new world awaits skilled workers and professionals wanting to work in Canada.

Young, self-motivated, well-educated, and skilled workers and professionals who contribute to Canada’s economic growth will find many options to migrate. The Canada skilled worker visa is the life changing reward for all hardworking skilled workers and professionals looking to make a living in the maple country.

Eligibility For Federal skilled Worker Program

The following is a list of requirements necessary to be able to apply for immigration to Canada through the Express Entry program. Please note that these criteria are subject to change without prior notification so it is advised to stay abreast with the latest developments in this industry:

  • A minimum of 1 year of experience in a full-time capacity in their relevant job field.
  • Be eligible in one of three National Occupation Classification categories – Skill Type 0 (Managerial Occupations), Skill Level 1 (Professional Occupations) or Skill Level B (Technical Occupations and Skilled Trades).
  • Must score at least 67 points under the skill assessment grid comprising all factors.
  • Have a full time job offer letter from a Canadian employer and must also qualify the Labour Market Impact Assessment
  • As Canada has two official languages, a candidate is required to have proficiency in at least one and showcase the same by obtaining a language proficiency of 7 as per the Canadian Language Benchmark.
  • In addition, applicants must also show that they have enough funds to support themselves and their dependants for at least 3 months after moving to Canada.

It is possible to move to Canada without a job offer as well. But for that there must be a high demand for your skill set and you must show you have enough funds to support yourself and your dependants during the job search process.

Basic Steps to apply for Federal Skilled Worker Program

The step-by step guide to Canada immigration through the FSW stream:

  • Create an Express Entry profile, Apply as a skilled worker make an Expression of Interest (EOI) and submit it to CIC.
  • The Express Entry profile you created will be ranked in the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS).
  • If you are able to pass the minimum clearance score, then the Canada immigration authorities will send you an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for PR in Canada.
  • Once selected, you will need to submit health and police clearance certificates as well as other security checks. Thereafter, you will need to submit an application for approval to Canada immigration.
  • Your application will be reviewed by a visa officer.
  • If approved, you will be required to pay the permanent residency fee and request your passport.
  • Finally, you would be able to move to Canada with your family and begin a new life.

Federal Skilled Worker - Selection Factors

Federal Skilled Worker applicants must also score a minimum of 67 points based on Citizenship and Immigration Canada's selection factors.

  • Education: You can be awarded up to 25 points for your formal education.
  • Language Skills: You can be awarded up to 28 total points for your language abilities in English and/or French.
  • Work Experience: Under this factor, you can be awarded up to 15 points for certain paid, skilled work experience that you have acquired in the last 10 years, but you must attain at least a score of nine points in order to qualify.
  • Age: You can be awarded up to 12 points based on your age at the time of applying.
  • Arranged Employment: You can be awarded up to 10 points if you have arranged employment in Canada that meets certain requirements.
  • Adaptability: You can be awarded up to 10 points for a number of factors that show that you are adaptable to moving to Canada.

Working in Canada is getting easier every year due to the growing number of vacancies in the workforce. Our services make it that much easier to get into the country and on your way to becoming a permanent resident. Greenlight Immigration is always here for your continuous help regarding your travel towards your dream location with our best services for you. Contact us today.

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