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Federal Skilled Worker – FSW Canada 2020

Candidates with relevant work experience and skill experience can be selected to settle in Canada under the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP).

The Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) is for individuals selected for Canada immigration with their skills and work experience.

Update – Candidates are selected to apply with Express Entry System under FSWP Canada, as of January 1, 2015. Your application will be considered as a performer system if you have applied before the said date.

Here are the eligibility requirements to apply –

  • You should have a valid job offer,
  • You must be eligible to work in Canada
  • Prove that you have enough funds for yourself and your dependents after visiting Canada
  • You must have up to 1 year of full-time experience in skilled work position
  • Meet minimum requirements for French or English language proficiency.
  • Live outside Quebec province
  • Have post-secondary diploma, certificate or degree

Work Experience Required

You must have Skill Level A, Skill Type 0, or Skill Level B on National Occupational Classification (NOC) in Canada. You must have full-time, paid or equivalent part-time work experience. You should have worked up to 30 hours per week to show full-time work experience. You should have had worked over the past 10 years. If you have an offer letter for a permanent job, these conditions don’t apply.

What is FSW Point System?

To be eligible as a Federal Skilled Worker, you should score a minimum of 67 points. Different points are scored on the basis of –

  • Your work experience
  • Your education
  • Proficiency in French and/or English language (two official languages in Canada)
  • Your age
  • Adaptability
  • Arranged employment in Canada, if applicable

Keep in mind that the point system for Federal Skilled Worker is different from Express Entry.

How to Apply as a Federal Skilled Worker?

Submit your profile to meet the requirements for Express Entry if you fall under the FSW category. For economic immigration like FSW, Express Entry is the new system for online application.

How does FSW Program work?

The minimum requirements of the FSW program are –

  • Education
  • Language proficiency
  • Skilled work experience

You need to meet all requirements for eligibility.

Selection Criteria

Candidates should meet all the following criteria for the assessment of the application –

  • Education
  • Age
  • Work experience
  • Valid job offer
  • Adaptability
  • French and/or English language proficiency

The above criteria fall under the 100-point grid to assess the eligibility of candidates under the Federal Skilled Worker Program. You earn points on the basis of your performance in each of these factors. Currently, you have to score a minimum of 67 points.

Proof of Funds

If you want to settle in Canada with your family, you need to prove that you have enough funds to support yourself and your dependents, unless you –

  • Have a valid job offer from a Canada-based employer
  • Are able to work legally in Canada

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