Applicants in addition to qualifying for the Federal Skilled Worker program (with a minimum of 67 points), must create a profile in Step 1 of the Express Entry process, and be ranked through the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) according to their personal qualifications. Step 2 is to submit your application and supporting documentation to CIC for the permanent residence approval process.
There are no longer any caps on the Federal Skilled Worker class for permanent residency status, and only those applicants with the highest CRS totals for each draw will receive an invitation to apply from CIC.
The minimum requirements to qualify under the Federal Skilled Workers program include:
Canada is continually seeking qualified skilled workers as immigrants, to fill chronic shortages in many skilled worker categories across the country.