Canada federal skilled worker visa or permit allows skilled professionals to move to Canada. Professionals with required qualifications, skills and experience can migrate to Canada with a Canada federal skilled worker visa to fill the skill shortage gap and contribute to Canadian economy.
Applicants for this particular visa need to demonstrate that they fulfill the minimum visa requirement, which are:
You must have work experience; one year of the total work experience should be in a designated and relevant occupation
You must have a job offer from a Canadian employer, or be a overseas worker or foreign student currently staying in Canada
This is a point based visa system and the Canada Immigration department requires the applicant to score a minimum 67 out of 100 points to qualify for the Canada Federal Skilled Worker Visa.
Canadian FSW visa allows you to:
Canadian Immigration or Canada PR Federal Skilled Worker Visa holders can work in Canada without the need of a sponsor or an employer, Canadian work permit or any job offer
Your application will be processed for Canadian federal skilled worker visa (FSW) only if you meet any of the following criteria:
1. Canada federal skilled worker visa applicant must have at least 1 year of continuous full time or equivalent paid job experience in the last ten years in at least one of the listed occupational categories identified by the Ministry
2. Canada federal skilled worker visa applicant should have an offer of arranged employment in Canada to migrate to Canada as a skilled worker. The employment offer should be:
3. Canada federal skilled worker visa applicant are an overseas student currently enrolled in a doctoral or research (PhD) program. The program should be under a recognized postsecondary educational institute in Canada.
Prospective applicants need to start the process of getting an ECA before May 4 if they are planning to submit a foreign educational credential.
Applicants should meet the other program eligibility requirements:
Applicants who have Canadian educational credentials do not need to get an ECA, unless they are also submitting a foreign educational credential in support of their application. The ECA process will help determine if the foreign educational credential is authentic and equivalent to a completed credential in Canada. For prospective applicants, the ECA can provide a realistic understanding of how their foreign educational credentials are likely to be recognized in Canada. Four organizations have been designated by the Minister to provide ECA reports for purposes of immigrating to Canada under the FSWP. Additional organizations may be designated by CIC in the future. The designated organizations are: Comparative Education Service
ICAC CAD 200 FSW package
WES CAD 180
CES: CAD 226
The Medical Council of Canada has been designated only for those principal applicants who intend to apply with specialist physician (2011 National Occupation Classification [NOC] code 3111) or general practitioner/family physician (2011 NOC code 3112) as their primary occupation in their FSWP application. Neither NOC code 3111 nor 3112 is on the eligible occupations list that takes effect on May 4, so this will only affect those applying under the PhD stream or with a qualifying job offer based on those NOC codes.
Canada federal skilled worker visa applicant needs to score 67 out of 100 to qualify for the visa to migrate to Canada as a skilled worker. Canada federal skilled worker visa applicants are assessed on following factors:
Our Canadian immigration consultants will help you assess your skills and will calculate your total score efficiently and effectively. Sign up with us to know your exact score and if qualify or not for the Canadian PR visa. To be eligible to apply for the Canada Immigration/ Canada PR/ Canada Federal Skilled worker visa:
Principal applicant: $550 1. The processing fee which must be included with your application
|Processing Fee||Amount per person|
|Each family member age 22 or older||$550|
|Each family member under age 22 who is married or in a common- law relationship||$550|
|Each family member under age 22 who is unmarried and not in a common-law relationship.||$150|
You must also pay for the following for yourself and your family members (if applicable): Medical examinations
Disclaimer: Visa fees are subjected to change without prior notice
Once the client receives his/her Canada Federal Skilled Worker Visa to migrate to Canada as a skilled worker, Texas Review offers services for smooth travel and stay.
Most of the skilled professionals consider Canada as their preferred destination to spend their entire life. The major factors contributing to these attractions are: