Canadian Experience Class Program


The Canadian Experience Class is for experienced employees who have worked in Canada and want to stay in the country permanently.

Under the online Express Entry scheme, the Canadian Experience Class is one of three economic programmes. To be eligible for the Canadian Experience Class draw, all foreign graduates and temporary foreign employees must have worked in Canada. The applicant is entitled to apply to this programme if the minimum conditions are met.

How this program works?

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Minimum Requirements

  • The candidate must have at least 1 year of skilled work experience in Canada, in the last 3 years before you apply. The work experience must be full-time or an equal amount in part-time.
  • The candidate demonstrates sufficient proficiency in one of Canada’s official languages. The level of proficiency required is determined by the occupation in which the candidate gained qualifying Canadian work experience.
  • The candidate must have gained your work experience by working in Canada legally.
  • The candidate must be admissible to Canada on medical, criminal or security grounds.
  • You must plan to live outside the province of Quebec. The province of Quebec selects its own skilled workers.