The Federal Skilled Worker Program (also known as the Federal Skilled Worker Class) is Canada’s flagship immigration program for workers, allowing the country to welcome tens of thousands of newcomers every year based on their ability to become established in Canada’s workforce.
Who is it for?
Professionals and skilled workers around the world who want to immigrate to Canada permanently can do so through the Federal Skilled Worker Program. Candidates can apply with their spouse/partner and dependent children.
What is the processing time for Federal Skilled Worker Program?
80 percent of complete applications are processed within six months or less.
Who can help me with my Canadian Federal Skilled Worker Program?
View our Book an Immigration Consultant page for a list of recommended experts.
Since 2015, federal skilled worker (FSW) applications have been managed under the Express Entry selection system.
FSW explained in our three minute video
Watch this 3-minute video to understand the basics of FSW and get an understanding of what you can do to improve your chances of increasing your points score for an FSW Program in Canada. This video is intended to be viewed in conjunction with this page to give you a full idea of what moving to Canada through the FSW Program is like. So, if you have questions on anything aspect of the FSW Program then the answers should be outlined in the video below.