This PR pathway is for skilled workers with foreign work experience who meet the required criteria for education and other factors.


  • You must have skilled work experience as per the details mentioned below:
    • Work experience must have been obtained within the last ten years, in Canada or abroad
    • There must be at least one year of continuous work or 1,560 hours total (30 hours per week)
  • You must prove your language ability to be at par with the minimum level for all four abilities (Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening), CLB 7 for English and NCLC7 for French.
  • You should either have a Canadian certificate, diploma, or degree or in case of foreign education, you must have completed an education credential, for which you must provide an Educational Credential Assessment (for immigration purposes), which shows your education is equal to a completed Canadian certificate, diploma or degree.

If you are eligible, your application will be assessed on six additional selection factors:

  • Age
  • Education
  • Work Experience
  • Whether you have a valid job offer
  • English or French language skills
  • Adaptability (how well you’re likely to settle here)

Proof of Funds

You must show that you have enough money for you and your family to settle in Canada unless you can legally work in Canada or have a valid job offer from an employer in Canada.

Processing Time

6 months- September 25