Federal Skilled Trades Program

The Federal Skilled Trades Program is for the applicants who are qualified trade workers and want to migrate to Canada permanently after receiving an offer of employment.

The government approves only 3000 applications each year under this visa category where no more than 100 applications for a particular occupation is considered for processing each year for Category A while there is no cap on Category B.

There are in total 43 occupations in this group which are subdivided into two i.e. category A and Category B.

Category A

Category A has a cap of 100 applications as these are occupations of moderate labor market need.

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Category B

It consists of occupations which are in demand.


To be eligible to apply as a skilled worker the aspirant should:

  • Plan to live in any state except Quebec
  • Meets minimum language requirement of (CLB) 5 for speaking and listening, and CLB 4 for reading and writing.
  • Have at least 2 years of full time working experience in the nominated occupation in the past 5 years before applying.
  • Should perform all the duties mentioned for the nominated occupation in National Occupational Classification (NOC)
  • Have an offer of full-time employment for a total period of at least one year or a certificate of qualification in that skilled trade issued by a provincial or territorial body.


  • Right  of Permanent Residence Fee-490 CAD
  • Principal applicant-475
  • Principal applicant, if less than 22 years of age and not a spouse or common-law partner (including a dependent child of the sponsor, a child to be adopted and an orphaned brother, sister, niece, nephew, or grandchild)-75 CAD
  • A family member of the principal applicant who is 22 years of age or older, or is less than 22 years of age and is a spouse or common-law partner-550 CAD
  • A family member of the principal applicant who is less than 22 years of age and is not a spouse or common-law partner-150 CAD


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