Canadian Experience Class
International Students and Temporary Foreign Workers are ideal candidates for Canadian immigration (permanent residence). Having obtained Canadian work experience, these individuals have already settled into Canadian society and established important networks in their communities and their careers.
Minimum Eligibility Criteria
Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements. They must:
Applicants can remain in Canada throughout the application process. However, the Canadian Experience Class is also open to individuals who are no longer in Canada, provided that they submit their application within three years of leaving their job in Canada.
The Canadian Experience Class requirements are based on a pass or fail model. If the minimum requirements are met, the applicant is eligible to enter the Express Entry pool.
Caution: Self-employment and work experience gained while you were a full-time student (for example, on a co-op work term) does not count under this program.