FSW Visa Canada

Federal Skilled Worker Visa Canada

The Federal Skilled Worker Program is a golden opportunity for skilled migrants to attain Permanent residency in Canada.

From January 1 2015, onwards the Canadian Immigration Department started to process applications under the Express Entry System for immigration to Canada. As an eligible Federal Skilled Worker Visa applicant you must create an Express Entry Profile to immigrate to Canada under this new electronic system.

To be eligible for Permanent Residence under the Federal Skilled Worker Visa, you must:

  • have at least 1 year of continuous full-time or equivalent paid work experience in the past 10 years in a skilled occupation (National Occupational Classification (NOC) skill lever 0, A or B); or
  • qualify for Arranged Employment in Canada with a LMIA (Labour Market Impact Assessment) and a full-time, permanent job offer from a Canadian employer; or
  • have completed PhD or two years of study in Canada towards a PhD
  • language ability in English or French

Moreover, as a professional Federal Skilled Worker applicant you also need to obtain at least 67 points out of a total of 100 points in the FSW point test comprising the selection factors stated by the Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s (CIC) immigration.

The Canadian Immigration Department assess the applications for FSW program based on the following selection factors:


The Processing Time will be between to 6-12 months.


Visa fee
550 CAD
Applicable for each applicant above 18 years included in the application
150 CAD
Applicable for each applicant under 18 years included in the application
Landing Fee
490 CAD
Applicable for each applicant above 18 years included in the application
OTHER COSTS (If Applicable)
Police Clearance
Variable(Depending on Nationality and Local Govt Rules)
Required and requested by CIC
Required for each country where the applicant has lived for more than 12 months.
Medical Examination fee
Variable(Depending on the type of medical tests and examinations Required)
Required and requested by CIC payable directly to the doctor
Translation/certification Of documents fees
Variable(depending on the translator)
Payable to the Translator
CAD $ 1990 + GST
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