Canada’s First CEC Draw of September 2021



Candidates with scores of at least 462 were invited by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to apply for permanent residence on September 14.


The CEC draw was expected on September 2. However, it came later than expected. According to IRCC, currently, CEC applications received in January are now being finalized.


What Is the Canadian Experience Class (CEC)?


The Canadian Experience Class is for skilled workers who have Canadian Work Experience and want to become permanent residents.


Minimum requirements

You must

  • meet the required language levels needed for your job for each language ability:

- Canadian Language Benchmark 7 for NOC 0 or A jobs or

- Canadian Language Benchmark 5 for NOC B jobs

  • have at least 1 year of skilled work experience in Canada, in the last 3 years before you apply. You can meet this in a few different ways:

- full-time at 1 job: 30 hours/week for 12 months = 1 year full-time (1,560 hours)

- equal amount in part-time work: for instance, 15 hours/week for 24 months = 1-year

full time (1,560 hours)

You can work as many part-time jobs as you need to meet this requirement.

- full-time work at more than 1 job: 30 hours/week for 12 months at more than 1 job =

1-year full time (1,560 hours)

  • have gained your work experience by working in Canada while under temporary resident status with authorization to work


There is no education requirement for the Canadian Experience Class.


Why choose us?

We have been helping many applicants to become permanent residents for years and we have a high success rate. Our clients from almost 20 different countries have experienced this with us and you can be the next successful one. We know how to prepare documents and how to make your immigration process smooth and easy for you. Contact us HERE to start the process today!


If you are not a Canadian Permanent Resident yet and you are not sure what the best way for you to immigrate to Canada is, please fill out our assessment form HERE and we will get back to you with your possible options.



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