Federal Skilled Worker Program

• for skilled workers with foreign work experience
• must meet criteria for education and other factors
This program has minimum requirements for:
• skilled work experience
• language ability
• education
You must meet all the minimum requirements to be eligible for this program..
Selection factors
If you meet all the minimum requirements, IRCC then assesses your application based on:
• age
• education
• work experience
• whether you have a valid job offer
• English and/or French language skills
• adaptability (how well you’re likely to settle here)
Once you’re in the Express Entry pool, IRCC uses ranking system to select the highest-ranking candidates from the pool and invite them to apply for permanent residence.