Canada have 10 Provinces and 3 territories.

The program of Federal Skilled workers gives an opportunity to the skilled professionals from various fields and experienced class to work in Canada and secure legal residence. Canada is a vibrant country which has an overwhelming support from talent all over the globe and it has flourished itself in different strata by allowing migrants with unique talent; this has contributed to the economic, intellectual harmonized strength in the country. The Federal skilled worker program (FSWP) majorly a component of Express entry system has been in the operation since 2008. Federal Skilled Workers are people with desirable education, relevant work experience, age and necessary language abilities in one of Canada's official languages and ones who are selected under the Express Entry system for the purpose of permanent residence.

It is an advantage for skilled workers to enrol themselves into an Expression of Interest system where they are ranked depending on various factors, for instance experience, age, qualification etc. to score overall 67 points out of 100 to qualify. The policies and norms for professionals has culminated in the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) to become a boon for a diverse range of workers with experience and skills in their occupation.

Applicants are judged apparently on 6 factors for qualifying as Federal Skilled Workers

  • Factor 1: Proficiency in English and/or French language – 28 points
  • Factor 2: Qualification- 25 points
  • Factor 4: Age – 12 points
  • Factor 3: Skilled work experience – 15 points
  • Factor 5: Employment offered in Canada – 10 points
  • Factor 6: Adaptability -10 points

The Occupational skills in Canada are classified by National Occupational Classification system into three major classes follows:

NOC: 0- Managerial category, A - Professional category, B - Skilled technical category
NOC 0 (zero)
Manager category
Professional category
Skilled technical category
Managers in food service and accommodation, senior government manager, public managerial jobs, manager in health care, human resource managers, retail and wholesale trade managers, IT managers, school principal and senior education heads etc. Financial auditors, financial investment analysis, securities agents, investor agents, brokers, professionals in business management consulting, marketing, advertising Biologists and other scientists, geological engineers architect etc. Supervisors in supply chain, administrative works, mail and message distribution works, executive assistants, purchasing agents, construction inspectors, chefs, general office works, user support technicians etc.

Benefits of Canada permanent resident visa

The opportunity to enjoy the same rights and benefits as citizens is one of the best benefits of receiving residency in Canada.

  • Health care

    Permanent residents qualify for provincial universal health care coverage from three months after their arrival in Canada.

  • Education

    Permanent residents have the right to a free education up to the age of 18 in the Canadian public-school system.

  • Canada Child Tax Benefit (CCTB)

    Low-income Families with children under 18 receive monthly government payments to help with expenses.

  • Maternity and parental leave

    Working parents get time off when a new baby is born or adopted. Women can take 12 months and receive up to 65 per cent of their income.

  • No tax on income outside Canada

    As a Canadian permanent resident or citizen you pay taxes on the basis of physical residency only.

  • Social Security Services

    i.e. basic pension, subsidized lodging for low income individuals, free courses for job search training, etc.

  • Becoming a Citizen

    You must have been physically present in Canada for at least 1095 days during the five years to apply for Canadian passport.

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