Canada Skilled Migration Program

The Canada Skilled Migration Program is aimed to attract professionals and skilled workers who want to immigrate to Canada permanently.

Canada Skilled Migration Visas

Federal Skilled Workers (Express Entry)

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

Federal Skilled Trades (Express Entry)

This program is for skilled workers who want to become permanent residents based on being qualified in a skilled trade.

Canadian Experience Class (Express Entry)

This program is for skilled workers who have Canadian work experience and want to become permanent residents.

Provincial Nominee Program

This program allows Canadian provinces and territories to nominate individuals who wish to immigrate to Canada and who are interested in settling in a particular province.

Family Sponsorship

This program makes it easy for citizens and permanent residents to bring their spouse and family members to Canada.

Study, Tourist, Employment
General Requirements
  • Attain at least 67 points in the Federal Skilled Worker Points test to be eligible for Express Entry
  • Occupation is in the list of eligible occupations
  • Provide evidence of competent English or higher
  • Meet the health and character requirements
  • Have sufficient proof of funds (this amount varies based on the number of family members included in the application)
  • Free primary and secondary education and subsidized tertiary education
  • Healthcare benefits
  • Relatively easy requirements due to a wider array of eligible occupations
  • Ease of travel to the United States of America
  • Pathway to Canadian citizenship

Your occupation must be listed on the Skilled Occupation List.