Applicants applying for the Canada Federal Skilled Worker (FSW) Program have to meet the following requirements:
The applicant must have a full-time permanent job offer by a Canadian employer or must be an international student enrolled into a PhD program in Canada or a PhD graduate from a Canadian University within the past 12 months.
The applicant must have full-time work experience of at least one year or equivalent part-time work experience. The work experience must be under the Canadian National Occupation Classification (NOC), which categorizes skills as type 0 (managerial occupation), type A (professional occupations) and type B (technical occupations and skilled trades).
The applicant must demonstrate proficiency in one of Canada’s two official languages i.e. English and/or French.
Applicants must obtain a minimum of 67 points out of 100 points. According to CIC, if your score is higher or equivalent to 67 you can immigrate to Canada as a skilled worker. If your score is lower than 67, you do not qualify to migrate to Canada as a skilled worker but you can opt for any other visa program.