Federal Skilled Workers

Qualifying under the Federal Skilled Worker program requires that you demonstrate:

Minimum 1-year skilled work experience in the same occupation
Minimum CLB 7 in English or French
Funds to support your family upon arrival to Canada, unless you are presently working in Canada and received points for a valid job offer

Minimum 67 points in the selection factors, which consist of:

  1. Language skills
  2. Education
  3. Work experience
  4. Age
  5. Arranged employment in Canada, and
  6. Adaptability points which consider spouse language skills, past work or study in Canada, a job offer in Canada and a close relative living in Canada