Canadian Experience Class

Canadian Experience Class / CEC



CEC stands for Canadian Experience Class, also known as Canadian Experience Class. It is one of the main methods for Canadian international students to immigrate. Its core requirement is: “One year of working experience in Canada.”

Satisfying the CEC immigration conditions does not mean that you can immigrate, but you must enter the Express Entry federal pool along with candidates from other routes (such as FSW), and decide the outcome through scoring (commonly known as EE scoring). EE scoring is the real challenging part for Canadian immigration.

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  • Must have one year of full-time (or equivalent) Canadian work experience after graduation.
  • Must have at least one year of NOC work experience, including: Skill Type 0, or Skill Level A (Skill Level A) or Skill Level B (Skill Level B).
  • Work experience must be within 3 years of the application.
  • Work experience must be obtained after graduation and have a legal status in Canada while working.
  • There is no specific education level requirement.
  • Meet the language requirements of the job. Class A/0 positions: CLB 7 points, Class B positions: CLB 5 points.

Submit Method

  • Submit online through Express Entry / EE portal.

Application Procedures

  • Enter the EE pool
  • Obtain an invitation letter from the Immigration Office to apply for an program
  • Submit application
  • Processed by Immigration Office (about 6 months)
  • Land as a permanent resident


Q: What kind of jobs allows immigration?

A: NOC 0, A or B position.
NOC is the abbreviation of national occupational classification, each category of position has a corresponding NOC code.
For example: NOC 2173 represents software engineers and designers

Q: Can I immigrate for Contract work?

A: Yes regardless of whether it is contract or permanent, as long as you have T4 form.


The service fee is charged according to the customer’s situation. If it is too complicated, there may be additional charges (refer to customer evaluation)



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42 Months 42 Months
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29 Months 29 Months
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