Federal Skilled Worker Program

Federal skilled worker program Canada is one of the most popular economic immigration programs that select the eligible foreign nationals to migrate and contribute to the economy of Canada by filling up the skilled occupation demands.

This visa allows you to-

  • Work and live in Canada with no job offer or any sponsorship from an employer in Canada
  • Live and work in Canada endlessly
  • Can apply for the citizenship of Canada after a successful stay of 3 years
  • Can travel to and from the country without a visa
  • Sponsor family members or relatives to migrate and live in Canada
  • Access to public healthcare, insurance, pension as well as schooling benefits
  • Can access the job market of Canada
Visa requirements:
  • The candidate must have at least one of full time experience or equivalent paid experience in a single occupation. Meeting the work experience requirements allows the candidate to meet one of the three circumstances, that includes:
  1. 1. Experience in any one of the 24 eligible experience
  2. 2. Valid job offer of an arranged employment
  3. 3. Either have completed a Canadian PhD or have completed two years of study in Canada in a PhD program
  • Must meet the language requirements, either French or English in all four language skill areas of reading, writing, speaking and listening.
  • Must possess ECA (Education Credential Assessment) provided by an approved organization

Further, the candidate will also have to meet the following selection factors:

  • Maximum 25 points are awarded for education
  • Maximum 28 points for language ability
  • Maximum 15 points for work experience (paid) in the last 10 years
  • Maximum 12 points are given for age
  • Up to 10 points are awarded in case of an arranged employment
  • 10 points are awarded for adaptability

According to the new Express Entry system of Canada, the candidates under the Federal skilled worker program will be accessed in accordance with this new system and will have to complete an online Express Entry profile for submitting their EOI (Expression of Interest).

The candidates will then be ranked with regard to the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) and will then be invited to apply for the PR visa. 60 days will be given to the candidate to apply for the visa.

Note: the validity of the Expression of Interest profiles of the candidate will be valid for 12 months.

Express Entry Canada- a platform by Immigration Overseas is offering all the necessary information in regard to this visa type of Canada. We even help the applicants with online visa services in accordance with this new application system of Canada.

Interested aspirants can get in touch with our experts to know more.

01
Feb
CIC introduced 26th Express Entry the 3rd Draw in 2016s

The Citizenship and Immigration Canada announced the 26th Express Entry Draw with a total of 1460 invitations issued with a minimum cutoff score of 457 points.

15
Jan
CIC issued an Invitation to 1,518 Candidates for Permanent Resident

The second and the 25th Express Entry draw of the New Year 2016 was conducted on 13th January 2016 by Citizenship and Immigration.

12
Jan
1,463 invitation to apply for Permanent Resident

Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) on 6th January 2016, conducted the 24th Express Entry Draw.

29
Dec
Express Entry 23rd Draw by CIC

Citizenship and Immigration Canada rolled a red carpet for the candidates who were issued Permanent Residency Canada.

15
Dec
CIC Released 22nd Draw Express Entry

On 4th December, 2015, the Citizenship and Immigration Canada conducted the 22nd rounds of invitations under the Express Entry System, for a total of 1451 applicants for Permanent Residency Canada.

2
Dec
The 21st Express Entry Draw by CIC

The Express Entry 21st draw was announced on 27th November, 2015 by Citizenship and Immigration Canada.

19
Nov
News-Express Entry 20th Draw

The 20th Draw Express Entry was announced by CIC on 13th November, 2015. The announcement of this draw brought joy to the aspirants who had applied and were anxiously waiting to know the results of the draw.

28
Oct
19th draw express entry

Citizenship and Immigration Canada on 23 of October 2015, announced the results of 19th Draw Express Entry to the candidates who had applied for Permanent Residence.

13
Oct
18th draw express entry

In the 18th draw of Express Entry which was announced 2nd October 2015, by the Citizenship and Immigration Canada to invite to apply for the Permanent Resident Visa.

5
Oct
Express Entry 17th Draw

The Citizenship and Immigration Canada announced the 17th draw Express Entry on 18th September, 2015.

23
Sep
Express Entry 16th Draw

Citizenship and Immigration Canada on 8th September 2015, issued the Invitations To Apply to the selected candidates for a Permanent Residency Visa in Canada.

31
Aug
News-Express Entry 15th draw

The Citizenship and Immigration Canada announced the 15th Express Entry draw on 21st August and brought much relief to the awaited results to many.

19
Aug
Express Entry 14th Draw

The 14th draw of Express Entry Canada was presented on 7th August 2015 by the Citizenship and Immigration of Canada for the candidates in accordance with the permanent residence in Canada.

24
Jul
13th Express Entry draw held

Citizenship and Immigration Canada introduced 13th draw express entry inviting 1,581 candidates to apply for Permanent residence.

24
Jul
12th Express Entry draw held

Express Entry Program was announced on 1st December 2014 until now eleven draws have taken place since its inception on 31st January 2015. The 12th draw invitations issued from 10th July 2015.

12
Jul
11th Express Entry draw held

The skilled applicants with cross fingered waited for the 11th draw Express Entry to be introduced.

24
Jul
10th Express Entry draw held

On 12th June 2015, Citizenship and Immigration Canada conducted the tenth Express Entry draw, handing over a total of 1,501 Invitation To Apply for Canadian permanent residence.

01
Jun
9th Express Entry draw held

Citizenship and Immigration Canada has conducted the Ninth draw of Express Entry on 23rd May, 2015 handing ITAs 1,361 applicant.

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