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Work experience can help people to plan for their profession, achieve experience to the Canadian working environment, build closer association with the society, and furnish with additional money. Work enhances the profile of individual from various perspectives. It is the primary cause of earning for most people and their families, empowering them to fulfill fundamental needs and follow other interests in order to fulfill them. People may gather a feeling of achievement from their work, at a societal level, the work of people produces productivity, benefit, and intensity in Canadian economy.

  • Canadian Experience Class
  • Federal Skilled Worker
  • Federal Skilled Trades
  • Manitoba Provincial Nomination Program
  • Nova Scotia Provincial Nomination Program
  • Quebec Experience Class.
  • Quebec Skilled Worker Visa
  • Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program

Canadian Experience Class

OVERVIEW

Individuals who have lived in Canada for a short time and have good English/French skills, appropriate skilled work experience, and have adjusted well to the Canadian society are eligible to apply and gain Canadian Experience Class (CEC). This will help them contribute and become a part of Canadian economy.
Temporary international worker or international students with skilled work experience in Canada is able to take Canadian Permanent Residency under the CEC scheme.

Eligibility

  Applicant must plan to live outside Quebec province

• Applicant needs to have at least 1 year of full-time or an equal amount in part-time skilled work experience in Canada within the 3 years ahead of submitting the visa application
• The experience must be valid with appropriate authorization
• Applicant must apply whilst still working in Canada or in 1 year of leaving job in Canada
• Applicant is required to meet the language levels needed for job

Required Documents

• Valid passport
• Educational qualification documents
• Employment related documents
• Medical certificate
• Police certificate
• Documents to prove your language proficiency


Visa Fee

The processing fee which should be included with the application

Processing Fee Amount per person
·         Main applicant $550
·         Each family member under 22 or older $550
·         Each family member under 22 who is married or in common-law relationship $550
·         Each family member under age 22 who is single and not in a common-law relationship

Features of Canadian Experience Class

• Visa applicant obtains Confirmation of Permanent Residence (COPR) and Entry Visa
• Stay, study, work or travel in Canada
• Qualified for Canadian social security benefits
• Family members can accompany the applicant.

Federal Skilled Worker

OVERVIEW

Canada Permanent Residency and Canada Immigration for Skilled Workers are point based visas. An applicant is required to score at least 67 out of 100 points in aspects like age, qualification, work experience, occupation & language proficiency. The Canada Immigration Process is easy if applicant matches the eligibility requirements for Canada Points System and his/her documentation is accurate & complete. Time for process of Canada Immigration is normally 6 to 12 months. Permanent Residency is issued for applicant, spouse & children. After PR is issued applicant is able to sponsor his/her parents, grandparents, siblings & cousins.
This visa category is designed for people with high level of skills and experience that can be efficiently recognized in Canada. The Skilled workers are able to apply for PR and must be eligible, on basis of their education, work experience, language proficiency, and other criteria.

Individuals applying for this visa should show that they meet the minimum visa criteria including work experience of 1 year that must be in a chosen occupation, a job offer from Canadian employer, or must be overseas worker or student presently living in Canada.

• Overview
• Educational Credential Assessment
• Basic Features of This Visa

• Eligibility
• Canada PR Canada Immigration Points-based Assessment
• Visa Fee


Educational Credential Assessment

Prospective applicants starting their procedure to get an ECA are required to meet the eligibility requirements:

• A qualifying offer of arranged employment or are applying under the PhD stream or suitable occupations stream
• Meet the minimum language requirement through a selected third-party test.

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
• International Credential Assessment Service of Canada
• World Education Services
• Medical Council of Canada.

Assessment Fees:
ICAC CAD 200 FSW package
WES CAD 180
CES: CAD 226
The Medical Council of Canada has been designated only for those applicants who plan to apply with specialist physician or general practitioner/family physician

Eligibility

Application is processed for FSW if applicant meets any of the following 3 requirements:
1. An applicant has minimum 1 year of continuous full time or equivalent paid work experience in the last 10 years in one of the occupational categories identified in the Ministerial Instructions.

  1. Applicant has an offer of arranged employment in Canada. The employment offer must be:
  • In writing
    • Indefinite in duration
    • Meet the arranged employment aspects
  1. Applicant is an international student at present, enrolled in a doctoral (PhD) program, offered by a known post-secondary educational institution located in Canada
  • Have completed minimum 2 years towards the completion of PhD,
    • Is in good academic standing
    • Applicant is not a beneficiary of a Government of Canada award, requiring him/her to return to home country to apply his or her knowledge and skills

Applicant has completed a PhD program from a recognized post-secondary educational institution located in Canada merely 1 year before the application is received by the Centralized Intake Office (CIO)
• Applicant has not received a Government of Canada award that requires him/her to return to home country to apply his/her knowledge and skills
• If the applicant was a receiver of such an award, he/she has satisfied the terms and conditions of the award.


Basic Features of this visa

• Canada Immigration or Canada PR Federal Skilled Worker visa enables the applicant to work in Canada without the need to be sponsored by an employer, a Canadian work permit or a job offer
• Successful applicants are allowed to work without any restrictions, distinct to work permit
• After completion of 3 years stay in the country, the applicant is allowed to apply for Canadian citizenship
• Once applicant receives a Canadian Passport & Citizenship, he/she can travel to many countries in the world without a visa
• Applicant can sponsor his/her immediate family & relatives to join them in Canada
• Canadian permanent residences gives access to government subsidized education and healthcare
• Open access to Canada’s labor market and related insurance and pension benefits
• The PR visa is now issued in 6-12 months as a replacement for of the earlier 3 or more years
• If the application is returned, the fee is refunded by the High Commission


Canada PR Canada Immigration Points-based Assessment

The applicant must get at least 67 points. Applicants are assessed on following criteria:
• Age,
• Education,
• Work experience,
• Language ability,
• Arranged employment and
• Adaptability

To qualify to apply for the Canada Immigration Canada PR Federal Skilled worker visa, the applicant
• Needs to have an offer of arranged employment
• Should be an international citizen who has been living in Canada for 1 year as a temporary international worker or an international student
• Should be a skilled worker who has minimum 1 year of permanent full-time paid work experience or the equivalent in part-time continuous employment in 1 or more of the occupations mentioned
• Should have the work experience; should be Skill Type 0 or Skill Level A or B on the Canadian National Occupational Classification list
• Should have had this experience within the last 10 years

Visa Fee

Main applicant: $550

  1. The processing fee which must be included with your application
Processing Fee Amount per person
Main applicant  $550
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

2. The Right of Permanent Residence Fee, which will be requested by the Visa Office at a later stage if your application is approved.

Right of Permanent Residence Fee Amount per person
Principal applicant  $490
Spouse or common-law partner $490

Additional fees

You must also pay for the following for yourself and your family members (if applicable):

Medical examinations
Police certificates
Language assessments

Disclaimer: Visa fees may change without prior notice

Canada Federal Trade Worker Class:

OVERVIEW

Federal Skilled Trades Program is for international professionals who plan to become a permanent resident of Canada on the basis of their skills and qualification in a particular trade. This scheme has a cap of 3,000 and only 100 new applications for particular job is taken under consideration for processing each year.

Eligibility

  • Applicant intend to live outside the province of Quebec
    • Applicant must meet the required levels in English or French
    • Applicant has at least 2 years of full-time work experience (or an equal amount of part-time work experience)* in a skilled trade within the 5 years before you apply
    • Applicant meet all job requirements for that skilled trade as set out in the National Occupational Classification (NOC)
    • Applicant has a full-time employment offer for at least one year or a certificate of qualification in that skilled trade issued by a provincial or territorial body.

Full-time work indicates minimum 30 hours of work over a period of one week, or an equal amount in part-time, paid work experience.
Two employers can declare to employing an individual for minimum 1 year of full-time work, meaning minimum 30 hours of work over a period of one week.

Documents Required

• Valid passport
• Educational qualification documents
• Employment related documents
• Medical certificate
• Police certificate
• Documents to prove your language proficiency.

Features of Canada Federal Trade Worker Class

  •  Visa applicant gets Canadian Permanent Residence
  • Stay, work, study or travel in Canada
  • Qualified for social security benefits
  • Family members can also go with the applicant

VISA FEE

principal applicant: $550
  1. The processing fee which must be included with your application
Processing Fee Amount per person
Principal applicant     $550
Each family member age 19 or older     $550
Each family member under age 19 who is married or in a common-law relationship    $550
Each family member under age 19 who is unmarried and not in a

common-law relationship

   $150

Manitoba Provincial Nomination Program

OVERVIEW

Manitoba Provincial Nomination Program permits skilled immigrants and their families to enter Manitoba to work and settle. Manitoba PNP program applications are approved from educated and experienced skilled workers with English proficiency and have capability and flexibility to settle in Manitoba as a Permanent Resident with the family on the similar status. Applicants nominated for Manitoba may apply for Canadian Permanent Resident Visa for themselves and family.

Eligibility Required for the Manitoba Provincial Nomination Program

Applicants who are working in Manitoba at present or who plan to move to Manitoba are entitled for Manitoba PNP.

Currently working in Manitoba:
Applications are approved from temporary overseas workers and international students who have been working in the province full-time for 6 months.

Skilled workers overseas:
Applications from international skilled workers are decided on a variety of factors, including employ ability and flexibility. This is a point based system that awards points to aspects like age, English proficiency, work experience, education and Connection to Manitoba.

Connection to Manitoba: Applicant’s connection to the Manitoba community through family or friends, or past education or employment experience, or an invitation to apply from the MPNP.

Documents Required

• Valid Passport
• Educational documents
• Work experience related documents
• Proof of language proficiency
• Birth certificates, marriage certificates, etc
• Health certificates

Features of Manitoba Provincial Nomination Program

Manitoba PNP allows an applicant to:

• Settle in Manitoba with PR
• Avail the government-subsidized health care benefits, free education and other social benefits
• Successful applicants are allowed to work, study or invest in a business in Manitoba, Canada

Visa Fee

CIC Processing Fee for each application

Main applicant  $550/per applicant
Each family member age 19 or older $550/per applicant
Each accompanying family member under age 19 who is married or in a common-law relationship $550/per applicant
Each accompanying family member under age 19 who is unmarried and not in a common-law relationship $150/per applicant

Nova Scotia Nomination Program

OVERVIEW

Canada Nova Scotia Provincial Nomination Program permits skilled immigrants and their families to come to Nova Scotia to work and settle there.
Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) paves the way for Canadian Permanent Residency. It allows international citizens to immigrate to Canada who intend to settle in the province. They must have the skills, education, and employment experience.

Nova Scotia Nominee Program encourages applications from:
1. Skilled Employees
2. Community Identified
3. Family Business Workers

Eligibility Required for the Nova Scotia Provincial Nomination Program

Visa applicants are do not require having a permanent, full time job offer from a Nova Scotia employer at the time of applying, but they must plan to pursue employment in an occupation that is in demand in the province.
Other criteria that need to be fulfilled are:

• Applicants aging from 21 to 55 years old are preferred
• Education, training and skills must be relevant to the position applied
• applicant has minimum 2 years of continuous full-time work experience within the last 5 years, in a relevant field of work to the intended occupation in Nova Scotia
• English language proficiency
• Adaptability to live in Nova Scotia
• Sufficient funds to him/herself and family in the province

Documents Required

Valid Passport
• Educational documents
• Work experience related documents
• Proof of language proficiency
• Birth certificates, marriage certificates, etc
• Health certificates

Features of Nova Scotia Provincial Nomination Program

Nova Scotia PNP allows applicant to:

• Settle in Nova Scotia with permanent residency
• Family can accompany
• Access to government-subsidized health care benefits, free education and other social benefits
• Successful applicants can work, study or invest in a business in Nova Scotia, Canada

Visa Fee

Application for Nova Scotia Nominee Program is a two-step process:

Step 1: Candidate must apply for nomination to Nova Scotia

There is no fees charged for NS Nomination

Step 2: Candidate has to only pay for Canada PR and processing fee.

CIC Processing Fee for each application

Main applicant $550/per applicant
Each family member age 19 or older $550/per applicant
Each accompanying family member under age 19 who is married or in a common-law relationship $550/per applicant
Each accompanying family member under age 19 who is unmarried and not in a common-law relationship $150/per applicant

Note: Dependent children are exempt from paying the Right of Permanent Residence fee.

Disclaimer: Visa fees are subjected to change without prior notifications

Saskatchewan Nomination Program

OVERVIEW

The SINP; Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program permits the province of Saskatchewan to nominate applicants to the Canadian federal government for PR status. The SINP International Skilled Workers Category is planned for skilled professionals who intending to migrate to the province of Saskatchewan. SINP nominates overseas skilled individuals with education, professional experience, language proficiency and adaptability. SINP programs targets professionals who are able to economically establish themselves and effectively incorporate into the local communities.
SINP can be broadly divided into 3 major categories:
• Skilled Workers
• Canada Work Permit Holders with Saskatchewan experience
• Entrepreneurs and farmers

Skilled Workers

International skilled workers can submit their applications for the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program if they plan to live and work in the province. SINP is a point based system where the skilled professionals are required to score the minimum points to meet the criteria for SINP. Points are awarded for education, professional experience, job offer, language proficiency and family acquaintances.

Required Documents

Valid passport
• Educational documents
• Work experience related documents
• Documents to proof language proficiency
• Job offer letter
• Documents to prove connection to province (if any)

Eligibility criteria for Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program for Skilled Professionals

Applicants having a permanent, full-time job offer from a Saskatchewan employer must have their profession or trade in the National Occupational Classification (NOC) Matrix level “A”, “B” OR “0” or it should be selected trade in Saskatchewan. The applicants must score a at least 60 points from 100 points grid.
The points are assigned to:
• Academics and Professional Training
• Skilled Professional Experience
• Language Proficiency
• Age
• Saskatchewan Labor Market and Adaptability

Factors that are must have for applicants are:
• Applicants in the age group of 18-50 are preferred
• Completed degree of minimum 3 years duration is preferred.
• At least one year work experience in a listed skilled profession in the last 10 years
• Language proficiency is a necessary. French is not relevant to Saskatchewan and is not required
• Applicants who do not have family or relatives in Saskatchewan are also encouraged. However applicants with close relatives will get points for this.

Requirements for Applicants without Job Offer

  • Field of education or training should be in a high skilled occupation. This must be in demand in the province of Saskatchewan.
  • Applicants need to have completed post-secondary education, training, or internship which is equal to the Canadian education system of minimum 1 year in length that has resulted in a diploma, certificate or a degree.
  • Applicants, who have their occupational education and work experience in a regulated profession, have to gain the suitable Saskatchewan qualification appreciation to continue work in similar profession.
  • Applicants must provide evidence of having sufficient funds to remain in the province and a settlement plan highlighting their stay in the province

Funds for Settlement in Saskatchewan

No. of Persons in Household Fund Required (In Canadian Dollars)
         1 $11,000
         2 $15,500
         3 $19,000
         4 $22,000
         5 $24,500
         6 & More $26,800

Features of Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program

SINP applicants can:

•  Stay in Saskatchewan with PR
•  Right to get government-subsidized health care, free education and other social benefits
•  Successful applicants can work, study or invest in a business in the province

Visa Fee

CIC Processing Fee for each application

Main applicant $550/per applicant
Each family member age 19 or older $550/per applicant
 Each accompanying family member under age 19 who is married or in a common-law relationship $550/per applicant
Each accompanying family member under age 19 who is unmarried and not in a common-law relationship $150/per applicant

Right of Permanent Residence Fee

      Main applicant:  $490
Spouse/common-law partner:  $490

Note: Dependent children are exempt from paying the Right of Permanent Residence fee.

Disclaimer: Visa fees are subjected to change without prior notifications

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