80 King Street, Suite 10

Welland, ON

L3B 3J2

Tel:   +1 (647) 558 0705

Fax: +1 (647) 930 1659

info@ramigration.ca

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Ramigration

Canadian Economic Class


Economic migrants are individuals selected for their skills and contribution to the Canadian economy, including skilled workers, business migrants, provincial and territorial nominees, and caregivers.

Federal Skilled Worker
This program is for skilled workers with foreign work experience who want to immigrate to Canada permanently.

How this program works:

This program has minimum requirements for:

  • skilled work experience

  • language ability

  • education

You must meet all the minimum requirements to be eligible.

Selection factors:

If you meet all the minimum requirements, we’ll then assess 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)

These factors are part of a 100-point grid used to assess eligibility for the Federal Skilled Worker Program. You earn points for how well you do in each of the 6 factors.

The current pass mark is 67 points.

 

Skilled work experience means that you’ve worked in 1 of these National Occupational Classification (NOC) job groups:

  • Managerial jobs (skill type 0)

  • Professional jobs (skill level A)

  • Technical jobs and skilled trades (skill level B)

You must show that while working in your primary occupation, you performed the duties set out in the lead statement of the occupational description in the NOC. This includes all the essential duties and most of the main duties listed.

Your skilled work experience must be

  • in the same type of job (have the same NOC) as the job you want to use for your immigration application (called your primary occupation)

  • within the last 10 years

  • paid work (have been paid wages or earned commission—volunteer work or unpaid internships don’t count)

  • at least 1 year of continuous work or 1,560 hours total (30 hours per week)—you can meet this in a few different ways:

    • full-time at 1 job: 30 hours/week for 12 months = 1 year full-time (1,560 hours)

    • equal amount in part-time work: for example, 15 hours/week for 24 months = 1 year full time (1,560 hours)

      • You can work as many part-time jobs as you need to meet this requirement

    • full-time at more than 1 job: 30 hours/week for 12 months at more than 1 job = 1-year full time (1,560 hours

Proof of funds:

You must show that you have enough money for you and your family to settle in Canada, unless you:


Federal Skilled Trades

The Federal Skilled Trades Program is for skilled workers who want to become permanent residents based on being qualified in a skilled trade.

Minimum requirements

To be eligible, you must

 

Education

There is no education requirement for the Federal Skilled Trades Program. But, if you want to improve your rank in the Express Entry pool, there are 2 ways you can do this.

  • If you went to school in Canada, you can get points for a certificate, diploma or degree from a Canadian:

    • secondary institution (high school) or

    • post-secondary institution

or

Language ability

  • The minimum score of Canadian Language Benchmark 5 for speaking and listening, and Canadian Language Benchmark 4 for reading and writing

Proof of funds

You must show that you have enough money for you and your family to settle in Canada, unless you

 

Canadian Experience Class
If you are a temporary foreign worker or a foreign student and have skilled work experience in Canada, you may be in a good position to move from temporary to permanent residence under the Canadian Experience Class (CEC).

 

Minimum requirements

  • Meet the required language levels needed for your job for each language ability

  • have at least 1 year of skilled work experience in Canada, in the last 3 years before you apply

  • There is no education requirement for the Canadian Experience Class.

Language ability

You must:

  • meet the minimum language level of:

    • Canadian Language Benchmark 7 for NOC 0 or A jobs or

    • Canadian Language Benchmark 5 for NOC B jobs

 


Provincial nominee programs.
Almost all provinces and territories in Canada can nominate individuals for immigration to Canada. These individuals have the necessary skills, education and work experience to contribute to the economy of their province or territory.

This program is for workers who:

  • have the skills, education and work experience to contribute to the economy of a specific province or territory

  • want to live in that province, and

  • want to become permanent residents of Canada

Each province and territory has its own “streams” (immigration programs that target certain groups) and requirements. For example, in a program stream, provinces and territories may target:

  • students

  • business people

  • skilled workers

  • semi-skilled workers

 

you will apply depends on which Provincial Nominee Program stream you’re applying to. You might need to apply using the paper-based process, or by the online process through Express Entry.

As part of the process, you will have to pass a medical exam and get a police check (certificate). Everyone must have these checks, no matter where they plan to live in Canada.

Canadian Economic Class


Economic migrants are individuals selected for their skills and contribution to the Canadian economy, including skilled workers, business migrants, provincial and territorial nominees, and caregivers.

Federal Skilled Worker
This program is for skilled workers with foreign work experience who want to immigrate to Canada permanently.

How this program works:

This program has minimum requirements for:

  • skilled work experience

  • language ability

  • education

You must meet all the minimum requirements to be eligible.

Selection factors:

If you meet all the minimum requirements, we’ll then assess 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)

These factors are part of a 100-point grid used to assess eligibility for the Federal Skilled Worker Program. You earn points for how well you do in each of the 6 factors.

The current pass mark is 67 points.

 

Skilled work experience means that you’ve worked in 1 of these National Occupational Classification (NOC) job groups:

  • Managerial jobs (skill type 0)

  • Professional jobs (skill level A)

  • Technical jobs and skilled trades (skill level B)

You must show that while working in your primary occupation, you performed the duties set out in the lead statement of the occupational description in the NOC. This includes all the essential duties and most of the main duties listed.

Your skilled work experience must be

  • in the same type of job (have the same NOC) as the job you want to use for your immigration application (called your primary occupation)

  • within the last 10 years

  • paid work (have been paid wages or earned commission—volunteer work or unpaid internships don’t count)

  • at least 1 year of continuous work or 1,560 hours total (30 hours per week)—you can meet this in a few different ways:

    • full-time at 1 job: 30 hours/week for 12 months = 1 year full-time (1,560 hours)

    • equal amount in part-time work: for example, 15 hours/week for 24 months = 1 year full time (1,560 hours)

      • You can work as many part-time jobs as you need to meet this requirement

    • full-time at more than 1 job: 30 hours/week for 12 months at more than 1 job = 1-year full time (1,560 hours

Proof of funds:

You must show that you have enough money for you and your family to settle in Canada, unless you:


Federal Skilled Trades

The Federal Skilled Trades Program is for skilled workers who want to become permanent residents based on being qualified in a skilled trade.

Minimum requirements

To be eligible, you must

 

Education

There is no education requirement for the Federal Skilled Trades Program. But, if you want to improve your rank in the Express Entry pool, there are 2 ways you can do this.

  • If you went to school in Canada, you can get points for a certificate, diploma or degree from a Canadian:

    • secondary institution (high school) or

    • post-secondary institution

or

Language ability

  • The minimum score of Canadian Language Benchmark 5 for speaking and listening, and Canadian Language Benchmark 4 for reading and writing

Proof of funds

You must show that you have enough money for you and your family to settle in Canada, unless you

 

Canadian Experience Class
If you are a temporary foreign worker or a foreign student and have skilled work experience in Canada, you may be in a good position to move from temporary to permanent residence under the Canadian Experience Class (CEC).

 

Minimum requirements

  • Meet the required language levels needed for your job for each language ability

  • have at least 1 year of skilled work experience in Canada, in the last 3 years before you apply

  • There is no education requirement for the Canadian Experience Class.

Language ability

You must:

  • meet the minimum language level of:

    • Canadian Language Benchmark 7 for NOC 0 or A jobs or

    • Canadian Language Benchmark 5 for NOC B jobs

 


Provincial nominee programs.
Almost all provinces and territories in Canada can nominate individuals for immigration to Canada. These individuals have the necessary skills, education and work experience to contribute to the economy of their province or territory.

This program is for workers who:

  • have the skills, education and work experience to contribute to the economy of a specific province or territory

  • want to live in that province, and

  • want to become permanent residents of Canada

Each province and territory has its own “streams” (immigration programs that target certain groups) and requirements. For example, in a program stream, provinces and territories may target:

  • students

  • business people

  • skilled workers

  • semi-skilled workers

 

you will apply depends on which Provincial Nominee Program stream you’re applying to. You might need to apply using the paper-based process, or by the online process through Express Entry.

As part of the process, you will have to pass a medical exam and get a police check (certificate). Everyone must have these checks, no matter where they plan to live in Canada.

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Tuesday: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm (EST)

Wednesday: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm (EST)

Thursday: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm (EST)

Friday: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm (EST)

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed

Contact Us

80 King Street, Suite 10

Welland, ON  L3B 3J2

Canada.

Tel:   +1 (647) 558 0705

Fax: +1 (647) 930 1659

info@ramigration.ca