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Federal Skilled Worker Program to accept 25,000 applications starting May 1, 2014

CIC has announced today that the intake of the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) Applications will re-open on May 1, 2014.


The salient features of the new intake are

  • 25,000 total no. of Applications to be accepted
  • List of Occupation expanded to 50
  • Cap on individual occupations increased to 1000 each

In a very ambitious announcement, the CIC will accept 5 times the Applications from double the no. of occupations, compared to 2013.

Most importantly, many occupations excluded earlier have been sensibly included now (Click here for the full list):

  • Doctors,
  • Nurses
  • Computer technicians
  • University Professors & Lecturers
  • Financial Managers
  • Auditors & Accountants
  • Information System Analysts
  • Database Analysts
  • Software Engineers
  • Mechanical Engineering technologists & technicians
  • Electrical Engineering technologists & technicians

Interested applicants can complete the Online Assessment form on our website to determine their eligibility.