Canada, a country in Northern America has become a targeted nation for most of the immigrants in these recent times. With the plethora of job opportunities, high standard of living and striking locations, the Maple Leaf country is becoming a desirable destination for working as well as residing. The country has opened its doors for numerous immigrants to migrate and work over there. The federal government has designed various Canada immigration programs that enable immigrants to enter and work in the country. Of various immigration programs, the most popular program is Canada Federal Skilled Worker program. As of 1 January 2015, all the applications under FSWP will be managed under Express Entry system.
Canada Federal Skilled Worker Visa
Federal Skilled Worker Visa is a permanent resident visa that enables overseas nationals to reside and work in Canada permanently. This visa is granted to the individuals based on their ability to settle in Canada in order to boost the country’s economy.
Canada Federal Skilled Worker Visa eligibility criteria
The following are the some of the requirements that should be met by the applicants in order to migrate to Canada:
- Applicants should hold at least one year of continuous paid work experience in any of the NOC A, B, 0 either full-time or part-time within the past ten years
- Must meet language requirements
- Must have Canadian secondary (high school) or post-secondary credential, diploma or degree
- Must hold enough funds
Apart from meeting the above requirements, applicant’s application will be accessed based on following factors such as:
- English and/or French languages
- Work experience,
- Valid job offer, and
Applicants need to score at least 60 points on the above factors. In order to get the Canada Skilled Worker Visa successfully.