This program has minimum requirements for:
- skilled work experience/language ability/education
If you meet all the minimum requirements, Immigration will then assess your application based on:
- work experience
- whether you have a valid job offer
- English and/or French language skills
- adaptability (how well you’re likely to settle here)
The current pass mark is 67 points.
Selection factor points
Once you’re in the Express Entry pool, they use a different system to rank your profile. They select the highest-ranking candidates from the pool and invite them to apply for permanent residence.
Skilled work experience
Skilled work experience means that you’ve worked full time or an equivalent amount of part time in one 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)
Student work experience
Work experience gained while you were studying may count towards your minimum requirements if the work was paid by wages or commissions, was continuous, and meets all the other requirements of the Program
If you went to school in Canada and finished your program, you must have a certificate, diploma or degree from a Canadian secondary or post secondary institution.
Or, if you have completed foreign education, you must have a completion credential, and, an Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) for immigration purposes from a designated organization showing that your education is equal to a completed certificate, diploma or degree from a Canadian secondary or post-secondary institution.