Canada Federal Skilled Worker Program begins May

4th May, 2013 is the opening date for Canada’s FSWP (Federal Skilled Worker Program).

FSWP reopens in May—Are you wishing to make application for the favored immigration route for skilled workers, i.e. Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP)? Then, it is time to start making preparations for the required documents for timely submission of the applications when the FSWP reopens in May this year.

It has been already announced by CIC (Citizenship and Immigration Canada) that only a fixed number of applications will be accepted under this program this year.

So, for all the aspirants for Canada immigration as skilled workers, it is appropriate time to take action now to avoid any disappointments later on. The government of Canada will place an annual cap on the intake for FSWP soon.

Federal Skilled Worker Program will start accepting applications for this year from the month of May. This has been announced by Canada immigration department.

Who is eligible for FSWP–? Before applying for FSWP, we need to know the various eligibility requirements for this immigration program.

These are listed below—

• Applicant needs to have a minimum full-time work experience(paid) of one year in the last 10 years;

• Get a minimum score of 67 points(for factors like age, education, adaptability, language proficiency, work experience) on the point grid;

• Show adequate-intermediate level of language proficiency English or French(this includes reading, listening, writing, and speaking), an applicant must have CLB(Canadian Language Benchmark) 7;

• Must get the foreign credentials assessed and authenticated before applying. Submit scores of language proficiency—Applicants must submit required proof like scores of the exam.

The issuing testing agency needs to be designated for taking tests meant for Canada immigration. Among the organizations having designation for administering such tests are—

• TEF(Test D’evaluation du Francais);

• CELPIP(Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program); and

• IELTS (International English Language Testing System.

The Canadian Level Benchmark 7 is needed as a minimum language requirement for all skill levels in Canada. Get prepared with various documents to apply in time for one of the most favored immigration routes to Canada—FSWP.