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16 New Occupations Categories Eligible Through Express Entry

By Sierra June 6, 2022 (Updated June 6, 2022) 2 min. read
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Recently there have been many changes and updates to Canada’s immigration system as the country quickly tries to get back on track post-pandemic. As labor shortages reach an all-time high, many provinces in Canada are looking for workers to fill these jobs and are actively giving many foreign workers abroad the opportunity for a fresh start. As mentioned previously, the IRCC is updating the NOC code system which is set to be implemented in November 2022. With this new update, there are now 16 new occupations added to the eligible list for Express Entry!

Related Article: NOC Codes Changing 2022

What Is Express Entry?

Express Entry is the most popular immigration pathway for those looking to use their work experience and skills to gain Canada PR. This system is managed by the IRCC who will assess each applicant’s profile to determine if they’d be a good candidate for Canada PR through a number of factors.

Occupations That Became Eligible

With a lot of industries experiencing labor shortages country-wide, the IRCC has added 16 occupations that are now eligible through Express Entry through the NOC code update. This will open doors for many foreign workers interested in immigrating to Canada and some of those who are working entry-level jobs. These occupations include:

Occupations That Became Ineligible

On the flip side, there were three occupation categories that became ineligible with this NOC code update. Those categories include:

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