What is the Federal Skilled Worker Program?

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Federal Skilled Worker Program is the most prominent immigration program of Canada. Every year thousands of individuals from across the world apply for visa under the express entry program but only a few get selected depending upon the requirement of the Canadian Government. The immigration program, as the name suggests, is for individuals who are skilled in skills required by the country to support its growing industries and markets.

Who is eligible under the Federal Program? 

For visa under the Federal Skilled Worker Program, an individual must score at least 67 points in his overall profile evaluation. Profile evaluation includes thorough assessment of various aspects of an applicant’s profile, viz. age, work experience, educational qualifications, language proficiency etc. He must be proficient in English or French language. Moreover, he must be willing to live and work in any part of the country except for in the state of Quebec. The candidate must select a job from the National Occupations Consolidated (NOC) List published by the Canadian Government from time to time. He must also have at least 1 year of work experience in selected occupation the last 10 years of his service history.

The Federal Skilled Worker Canada is a premium immigration program the fee for which us CAD 550. Moreover, if an applicant opts for permanent residency, then he must pay an additional amount of CAD 490. An individual having visa under this program can live and work in the country for as long as he wishes to. He can avail benefits of various social security schemes. He can also sponsor his relatives for permanent or temporary residency in Canada.

To know more about the program visit a renowned visa consultancy firm and get your free assessment done. 

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