Canada Federal Skilled Worker


How to Apply for Canada Federal Skilled Worker Program?

The Canada Federal Skilled Worker Program is for skilled foreigners who want to migrate to Canada. The program is one of the three immigration program organized by the Canadian federal government. You can only use this program if you will not move or intend to settle in Quebec. This PNP has its own skilled program.

The program is a merit-based program and is processed through the as the entry. Express entry means the visa would be processed in a short period.

Eligibility Criteria

What Are The Requirements For The Federal Skill Works?

For you to be qualified as a skilled worker you must:

  • Have done the job for a period equivalent to a year at 30 hours per week.
  • Have been paid or earned commission from the job.
  • Have done the job within a period of 10 years.
  • Be on the same level as the one you are applying for in Canada Federal Skilled Program.

Program Details

What Is Meant By Skilled Workers?

In the Canadian visa application, a skilled worker means someone who has some skills and can fill a vital gap. These are divided into three categories.

  • Skill Type 0. These are managerial positions. Like a restaurant, fuel station managers.
  • Skill Type A. These are professional jobs. They include professions like engineers, physicians, pharmacists, and nurses.
  • Skill Type B. These are technical jobs and skilled trades.

Benefits of Program

What are its Benefits?

  • Quick Processing.
  • Potential to get your Permanent Residency between 6 – 12 months.
  • Your family members can join you when you settle.
  • You can become a citizen after living in the country for three years.

Application Costing

Visa Fee

The main applicant would pay CAD$550 for the visa fee.

Processing Fee


Main applicant


Family member older than  or 22


Married family member or have a common-law partner but younger than 22


The unmarried family member under age 22 and does not have a common-law partner


 You have to include the processing fee when applying.

The right of Permanent Residency

For the permanent residence fee, the main applicant would pay $490. The spouse would also pay $490.

Additional Fees

You would be responsible for the cost associated with procuring your police certificates, your medical examinations, and language assessments.

Visa Processing Time

From the time of application to your approval would take about six months.

What Documents Do You Need?

  • Valid passport
  • Medical certificate
  • Educational documents
  • Police certificate
  • Language skill test documents.


You would need to have 67 points out of 100 to qualify for the Canadian Federal Skilled Workers Program.

The points are calculated based on six parameters – your education, language proficiency, your age, work experience, arranged employment and adaptability.

The higher your education, the younger you are, your ability to converse in either French or English, your work experience would increase your points.

Why Contact Opulentus?

Opulentus have been processing the visa for quite a long time and know all the necessary information that you would need. Every single time, we have processed several Visa applications. Contact us today and see why we are the best.

Chat us up for your assessment test in order to test your eligibility to take up this Canada Federal Skilled Worker Visa which will guarantee you coming to work and live in the nation. We are much available to assist all the way to secure your visa after passing the assessment.

Opulentus Fees, Cost and Refund Policy

As one of trusted Immigration Consultants in India, Opulentus offers competitive fee which is rated top in the immigration industry. We process over 5000 active cases from all over the world at a given time, thanks to our state-of-the-art processing center. With Opulentus, you get the best hands at the best prices. Standard prices are charged across all our offices. We assure you that besides company offers and campaigns, you will not be asked to pay a higher or lesser price. The company determines the price and this remain the same for all of our clients.

Opulentus Services

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  • Documentation (this defers from country to country)
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  • Help you to fix an interview date with the embassy
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