CANADA PR – Category based Rounds of Invitations

In category-based rounds of invitations, IRCC invites candidates eligible for a specific category established by the Minister to fulfill a designated economic objective. Candidates are invited to apply for permanent residence based on criteria including:

  • Proficiency in a particular official language for effective communication.
  • Work experience in a specific Training, Education, Experience and Responsibilities (TEER) category of the National Occupational Classification (NOC).
  • Education qualifications.

By conducting category-based rounds, IRCC extends invitations to high-ranking candidates who can assist in achieving these targeted economic goals.

For the year 2023 the chosen categories are:

  • French-language proficiency
  • Healthcare occupations ( 35 Occupations)
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) occupations (24 Occupations)
  • Trade occupations (10 Occupations)
  • Transport occupations (10 Occupations)
  • Agriculture and agri-food occupations (3 Occupations)

To be eligible under category based rounds of invitation:

  • Must have created your express entry profile and in the Pool of applications
  • Occupation (NOC Code) must be in the specified chosen categories and
  • Meet the other instructions specified in the ministerial instructions

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