Federal Skilled Worker

Under Express Entry, Federal Skilled Workers who meet minimum entry criteria, submit an expression of interest profile to the Express Entry Pool. The profiles of candidates in the pool are ranked under a Comprehensive Ranking System. The highest ranked candidates will be considered for an invitation to apply for permanent residence. Candidates receiving an invitation must submit a full application within a delay of 60-days. Federal Skilled Workers are persons with suitable education, work experience, age and language abilities under one of Canada’s official languages and who are selected under the Express Entry Immigration system to apply for permanent residence. 

To qualify for admission to the Express Entry Pool as a Federal Skilled Worker, applicants must meet the following conditions: 

Essential Conditions:

a. Possess one-year of continuous full-time paid work experience or the equivalent in part-time continuous employment within the previous 10 years in one of 347 eligible occupations listed under the applicable National Occupational Classification system

b. The work experience must be classified within Skill Type 0 (Managerial Occupations), Skill Level A (Professional Occupations), or Skill Level B (Technical Occupations and Skilled Trades) within the meaning of the National Occupational Classification system

c. Score sufficient points under the skilled worker point grid comprising of six selection factors. The current pass mark is 67 points

d. Possess suitable settlement funding

e. Undergo a successful security background and medical examination

Find out whether you qualify under the Federal Skilled Worker Program or other programs in Canada by completing our free on-line evaluation for Skilled Workers or other categories. We will provide you with your evaluation results within 1-2 business days.