Federal Skilled Worker Application
A skilled worker is a person whose occupation needs formal education or some specialized training and whose occupation or job falls under the NOC skill types 0 or A, or B. NOC means national occupational classification, which is a list of occupations that are eligible for work permits to work in Canada.
Federal skilled worker, in short FSW, is chosen as a permanent resident depending on the ability of the person to settle in Canada. The FSW should be able to take part in the economy of Canada. The following are the factors that are considered by the Immigration Department to select a federal skilled worker as a permanent resident:
- Language skills- English or French language skills
- Education qualification
- Work experience and
- Some other factors that support the person’s ability to prosper in Canada.
The rules that are applied to select the federal skilled worker will change from time to time without any prior notice. If you are interested in applying under the FSW program, you always keep up to date with changes so that your application is not affected.
Step by step on how to file a federal skilled worker application:
- Ensure you have all the required forms and documents
- Pay all the government fees
- Submit the completed application.
Step 1: Forms and documents
When you complete the forms, ensure the following:
- Validate the generic application form. Click the validate button given on the form. After clicking the button, the fields with incorrect information or no information will be outlined in red colour. These fields are to be filled out and then validated by the application
- Print the barcode page, which comes after the validation of the form
- Then sign in the appropriate place
- Include the printed barcode page along with the application.
- Also, take a printed copy of all other forms and should sign them wherever needed.
Step 2: pay the government fees
You will need to pay the following fees:
- The processing fee: you should include all the persons who are coming to Canada. Based on the number of individuals, pay the applicable fee.
- Other fees: there are a few other fees that are to be paid to 3rd parties:
- Medical exam fee
- Police certificate fee
- ECA fee
- Language test fee
- Fee for the services at the application center, if used one
After paying all the fees, complete the fee payment form and attach it to your application.
Step 3: submitting the completed application
Before submitting the completed application, make sure that you have filled out all necessary fields in all forms and included the appropriate government fees for processing.
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