The Skilled worker Immigration Program was designed
to attract educated and skilled professionals to Canada. Under this program, applicants are assessed on
As of July 1, 2012, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has temporarily stopped accepting applications for the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP). This temporary pause does not apply to those with a qualifying job offer or applying under the PhD stream. Proposed FSWP changes are expected to come into force in May2013.
Please note that there will most likely be a list of eligible occupations and an annual cap.
However, you can still apply if you have Arranged Employment in Canada.
"Arranged Employment" is an indeterminate job offer from a Canadian employer that has been validated by HRSDC. A letter of offer of employment will not suffice to score the 10 points under this criterion. Read more [+]