CANADIAN EXPERIENCE CLASS
Individuals with the Temporary Residence status, namely : foreign workers, workers with temporarily contract and foreign students who have graduated from any educational institution in Canada are eligible to apply for Permanent Residence in Canada. In order to apply you must meet English or French language proficiency requirements, know the customs of Canada, and prove that you can contribute to the development of Canada’s economy. This type of immigration in Canada is called the Canadian Experience Class.
The candidate for the Canadian Experience Class program must:
- have a continuous work experience under an official contract in Canada during last 2 years;
- submit a diploma issued by a higher education institution or a college in Canada and at least 1 year continuous professional experience in Canada.
Canadian Experience Class program does not apply to individuals wishing to settle in the Province of Quebec.
In order to apply for the Canadian Experience Class program individuals need to submit their documents either while working under contract in Canada or within 1 year from the date of dismissal. If a candidate for the Canadian Experience Class immigration program is married or live with a common-law partner in Canada, the partner may also apply for Permanent Residence in Canada.