Canadian Experience Class (CEC)

Canadian Experience Class (CEC)

Canadian Experience Class (CEC)

Canadian Experience Class (CEC) is one of the three federal programs managed through Express Entry online points-based system. CEC is the program for skilled workers who have Canadian work experience and want to become permanent residents.

In order to qualify you need the following:

  • Have at least one year of full-time skilled work experience in Canada in the past 3 years that is in the occupations listed under NOC levels TEER 0, 1,2, and 3
  • Meet the required language levels needed for your job
  • Intention to reside in Canada but outside of the province of Quebec.


The Express Entry, as mentioned, uses a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS). In addition to the mandatory requirements, it includes many other factors that make up the amount of points that are based on your age, level of education, official languages, work experience in Canada and/or overseas, arranged employment, relatives in Canada etc.

IRCC will send Invitation to Apply (ITA) to the most eligible applicants with each Draw, after which you may apply for Permanent Residency application.

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