Arranged Employment In Canada - Federal Skilled Worker Program
Arranged Employment enhances your chances of being eligible for Canadian immigration under the Federal Skilled Worker Class.
An overall 15 points may be awarded towards a Federal Skilled Worker candidate's score under the "Arranged Employment" factor if a Canadian employer extends him or her an offer of full-time permanent employment in Canada.
A maximum of 10 points may be awarded under the Arranged Employment if the applicant meets one of the following conditions.
|If the applicant is currently working in Canada on a work permit,||and||10|
If the applicant is currently working in Canada in a job that is LMIA-exempt because of the following:
|If the applicant does not hold a valid work permit and is not authorized to work in Canada.||and||10|
|If the applicant holds a valid work permit or is otherwise authorized to work in Canada without a work permit||and||10|
IMPORTANT NOTE: Individuals in Canada whose applications are accepted for review under the Federal Skilled Worker Program, and whose temporary work permit is due to expire, may be eligible for a Bridging Open Work Permit. This work permit will allow them to stay and work in Canada until a final decision has been made on their immigration application.
An additional 5 points may also be awarded for "Arranged Employment" under the Adaptability factor of the Federal Skilled Worker Program for immigration to Canada. An offer of Arranged Employment can also award Federal Skilled Worker candidates points under Express Entry's Comprehensive Ranking System.
Learn about the next selection factor: Federal Skilled Worker Adaptability.
See the complete list of all six selection factors for the Federal Skilled Worker Program.