Federal Skill Worker Class


Federal Skill worker class is a program under Express Entry. This is another highly competitive program to get permanent residence in Canada. However, this program ranks candidates by utilizing a comprehensive ranking system (CRS).


Here are some certain minimum requirements to meet in order to qualify for this program:

Selection Grid

  • Express Entry Candidates must score minimum of 67 points out of 100 on selection grid.

Work Experience

  • A full-time work experience of at least 12 months within last 10 years.
  • Skilled work experience must refer to experience under NOC skill level A, B or 0.

Language Proficiency

  • Candidate must reach at least CLB (Canadian Language Benchmark) level 7 on an approved French or English language test.

Financial Support

  • Candidate must have enough funds to financially support himself, spouse or any children, for settlement in Canada.


  • At least Canadian high-school diploma or equivalent foreign education.


  • Candidate must intend to live outside Quebec.

Candidates who can meet all of these minimum requirements can submit an Express Entry profile for this program. While, certain medical conditions and criminal offense can make anyone inadmissible to Canada.

Application procedure for Federal Skill Worker Class:

Interested candidates have to apply Express Entry profile to IRCC. However, submitting this profile will not guarantee that candidate will receive permanent residence. After submitting profile, candidate will be assigned a CRS score. Then, candidate will be considered for invitation to application further.

While submitting a profile, candidate must provide documents mentioned below:

  • A valid Educational Credentials Assessment report to attest foreign education value with Canadian standards.
  • Language proficiency test results completed within last 2 years.
  • Identification documents, preferably a valid passport.

Besides being successfully completing the CRS poll score, the application need to pass the second tier of FSW selection grid score as well.

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