Canadian Experience Class (CEC)
You have made the decision to immigrate to Canada under the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) but are confused by the complicated nature of the immigration process. The C2 Global Law immigration lawyers can assist you in obtaining permanent residence under the Canadian Experience Class (CEC). We will:
- Ascertain if you meet the requirements for CEC
- Help you determine if you or your spouse/common-law partner (if both of you meet the requirements) should apply for the Canadian Experience Class as a principal applicant
- Assist with the application process
- Calculate the application fees
- Advise on what to expect after applying
- Advise on what documents are required if accepted
WHAT IS CANADIAN EXPERIENCE CLASS (CEC)?
You can apply for permanent residence under the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) if you are a temporary foreign worker or foreign student who graduated in Canada. You have knowledge of English or French and qualifying work experience.
WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR CANADIAN EXPERIENCE CLASS (CEC)?
You may apply for permanent residence under the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) if you:
- Plan to live outside the province of Quebec
- Are a temporary foreign worker with at least two years of full-time (or equivalent) skilled work experience in Canada, or a foreign graduate from a Canadian post-secondary institution with at least one year of full-time (or equivalent) skilled work experience in Canada
- Gained your experience in Canada with the proper work or study authorization
- Apply while working in Canada or within one year of leaving your job in Canada
- Include the results of an independent language test (from an agency designated by CIC) with your application
If you are married or living with a common-law partner (person who has lived with you in a conjugal relationship – opposite sex and same sex couples) for at least one year in Canada and she/he also meets the requirements, you can decide which one of you will apply for the Canadian Experience Class as a principal applicant.
WHAT IS SKILLED WORK EXPERIENCE?
According to the Canadian National Occupational Classification (NOC), skilled work experience refers to any of these three Skill Types:
- Skill Type 0 (managerial occupations)
- Skill Level A (professional occupations)
- Skill Level B (technical occupations and skilled trades)
Contact the C2 Global Law immigration lawyers today for a consultation. We understand the immigration process; know the requirements and current application procedures.