Minimum Requirements for the Canadian Experience Class Program

  • You must have at least 12 months of skilled work experience in Canada in the three years before you apply
  • You must have gained your experience in Canada with the proper authorization
  • You must prove your language proficiency by submitting test results of an approved English or a French language test

Note: Self-employment and work experience gained while you were a full-time student does not count under this program.

According to the Canadian National Occupational Classification (NOC), skilled work experience means:

  • Managerial jobs (NOC skill level 0)
  • Professional jobs (NOC skill type A)
  • Technical jobs and skilled trades (NOC skill type B)

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You must be admissible to Canada and you must plan to live outside the province of Quebec.

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