Skilled Workers

The skilled worker visa for Canada is the most popular way of applying for immigration to Canada. The Canada skilled worker visa point’s selection system requires a pass mark of 67 out of 100 points and is assessed on six main factors including age, education, work experience, language ability and adaptability. The Canadian skilled worker category leads to immigration to Canada as a permanent resident, without the need for an employer or sponsor. Canada is keen to have skilled workers and the points system is designed to encourage professionals and skilled workers. With the implementation of new bill C-50, the processing time has been reduced to minimum and cases are supposed to be processed in about one year time.


Skilled workers need to have education, work experience, knowledge of English or French, and other abilities that will help them to establish themselves successfully as permanent residents in Canada. In order to apply in this category you have to demonstrate that:

Express Immigration You have at least one continuous year of full-time, paid work experience or the equivalent in part-time continuous employment.
Express Immigration Your work experience must be Skill Type 0, A & B on the Canadian National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Express Immigration You must have had this experience within the last 10 years.

You can apply under this category if any of the following condition is true:

Express Immigration You have an offer of arranged employment,

Express Immigration

?Express Immigration You are a skilled worker who has at least one year of experience in one or more of the occupations listed