BREAKING NEWS – Canadian Skilled Worker Program update

Posted on Categories Skilled Occupations

As of 20 June 2014, a total of 401 applications have been accepted for review towards the overall cap of 25,000. There are 50 eligible occupations. No more than 1,000 applications will be accepted for any one occupation. To view these numbers please visit the following link:

Although the number appears very low, it is highly likely that a significant number of applications are currently awaiting review. You can expect to see a significant increase in the number of applications accepted for review by the time the next update is issued.

Benefits of the Canadian Skilled Worker Program

The great benefits of the Canadian Skilled Worker Program include:

  • Successful applicants and their family members will receive Canadian permanent residence

  • A job offer is not required in order to apply to the program

For more information on the requirements of the Canadian Skilled Worker program please visit:

Express Entry 2015

This is the final opportunity to apply to the Canadian Skilled Worker program. From 1st January 2015, a new immigration system known as Express Entry will be launched. Under Express Entry an Applicant will require a valid job offer from a Canadian employer or receive a selection certificate from a provincial or territorial government in Canada based upon regional labour market demand. 

Apply Now

The Canadian Skilled Worker program will be accepting applications until 31st December 2014 or until the overall cap of 25,000 is reached. We anticipate many of the very popular occupations in engineering, finance and healthcare will reach their intake limits very quickly.

Applicants should note that it can take several weeks to secure IELTS General exam seats, Education Credential Evaluations and Police Clearances depending upon their country of origin/residence.

Anybody who is interested in applying should act immediately while this fantastic opportunity is still open.

To find out if you are eligible for the Canadian Skilled Worker program, please complete our free case evaluation form today and we will contact you within 24 hours:


About the Author

Harjit Grewal was born and educated in the United Kingdom where he obtained his LLB (Bachelor of Law) and LLM (Master of Law). He practiced British immigration law for seven years with the respected Immigration Advisory Service as a member of the Law Society of England & Wales and the Office for the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC). After moving to Canada he secured the prestigious ICCRC designation to provide authorized Canadian visa and immigration services.

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