9. What documents must be included in support of an application under the Federal Skilled Worker category?

Author: Johnson Varughese |

Under the Federal Skilled Worker category, an applicant must submit the following, in support of his or her application:

  • appropriate application forms, signed and completed;
  • appropriate Canadian government processing fees;
  • identity and civil status documents;
  • travel documents and passports;
  • evidence of education training/professional qualifications;
  • evidence of work experience;
  • IELTS or CELPIP and/or TEF results;
  • Canadian educational credential assessment;
  • evidence of Arranged Employment, if applicable;
  • evidence of points claimed, if any, under the adaptability factor;
  • police certificates and clearances;
  • proof of settlement funds.

All candidates who receive an invitation to apply are also required to submit the following supporting documents along with their e-application:

  • Valid passport
  • Birth certificate
  • Language test results
  • Documentation attesting to work experience
  • Police clearance certificate(s)
  • Upfront medical receipt
  • Photographs of principal applicant and family members

It is important to note that many Canadian Immigration Visa Offices have their own specific document requirements that must be respected in order to avoid having an application returned, delayed or even refused.

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