As of today, the Canadian Experience Class has come into effect as new immigration program aimed to help temporary foreign workers and foreign students to use their managerial, professional, technical or trade work experience towards their applications for Permanent Residency.
Specifically, the Canadian Experience Class will allow the transition from temporary residence to permanent residence for:
International Students with
Temporary Foreign Workers with
One advantage of the Canadian Experience Class over the the Skilled Worker category is that applicants will not be required to apply from their home country, but can apply for permanent residency while in Canada. If they already have left Canada, they will still be eligible to apply provided they do so within one year of leaving their job in Canada.
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