Federal Skilled Worker
The federal skilled worker program (FSWP) provides an excellent chance for qualified people to immigrate and may be permanently stay in Canada. This program evaluates individuals based on their job experience and capacity to establish themselves in Canada.
Selected individuals will apply via Express Entry. Candidates are chosen based on many criteria. UW Immigration Services are here to help you throughout the process, from application to acquiring your Federal Skilled Worker visa. Here’s how:
- Our RCICs will create your FSW profile.
- We update your profile to reflect Canadian regulations.
- Our employment counselors are available to assist you in finding the right job.
- We will assist you in applying for Canadian PR post-arrival support, including integration and settlement in Canada, once you have received your ITA.
To be eligible for the FSWP, you must have work experience in one of the Canadian National Occupation Classification’s Skill Types 0, A, or B. (NOC). At least one year of full-time experience in the same NOC is required. Full-time experience is equivalent to 30 hours a week in part-time employment. However, your experience must be in the previous ten years of your professional life.
To be eligible for the FSWP program, applicants must be fluent in English and French. You must have passed an authorized language exam with a minimum score of 7 in reading, writing, hearing, and speaking. Your lab results should be no older than two years.
If the candidate attended a Canadian high school, they must have certificates/diplomas/degrees from that school. If the applicant has received foreign education, they must have an Educational Credential Assessment ECA report from a recognized organization confirming that their education is equivalent to a certificate/diploma/degree from a Canadian school or institution.
The applicant earns age points depending on their age on the day IRCC receives a complete application. Maximum points are 12 between the ages of 18 and 35, with a 1 point disadvantage every year until the age of 47.
The federal government of Canada permits genuine firms to hire international skilled employees, young professionals, trained youth, immigrants, and so on through Canada LMIA employment offers. There are an additional 10 points if you have a valid LMIA-based or LMIA-exempt full-time job offer.
To apply for the FMWP, candidates must provide financial proof that they can sustain themselves and their families (if any). This proof is necessary to ensure that they can survive and live comfortably.
Applying for any immigration visa can be hectic. To make your process easier, we can step in as an experienced RCIC. Call UW experts or sign up now for more detailed information on how we can help you with your FSWP!