NOC 6623 – Other sales related occupations



This unit group includes workers who sell goods or services during home demonstrations or by telephone soliciting, retail exhibitions or street vending. They are employed by a wide range of retail and wholesale establishments, manufacturers, telemarketing companies and call centres, or they may be self-employed.

Progression to related supervisory positions is possible with additional training or experience.

Main Duties

The following is a summary of main duties for some occupations in this unit group:

  • Direct distributors, contact potential customers by phone or through personal contacts, demonstrate and sell products directly to individual customers or at sales parties and deliver purchased goods to customers.
  • Door-to-door salespersons solicit sales and sell merchandise to residents of private homes.
  • Street vendors set up and display merchandise on sidewalks or at public events to sell to the public.
  • Telephone solicitors and telemarketers contact businesses or private individuals, by telephone, to solicit sales for goods or services or conduct market surveys.
  • Demonstrators arrange sales demonstration appointments, and show, describe and sell goods or services at wholesale, retail and industrial establishments, and at exhibitions, trade shows and private homes.

Employment Requirements

  • Some secondary school education is usually required. High school graduation may be required by some employers.
  • Self-employed street vendors and door-to-door salespersons may require a municipal merchant’s permit.

All Titles

  • beauty products consultant – door-to-door sales
  • beauty products representative – home sales
  • canvasser – retail
  • canvassing agent
  • catalogue agent – retail
  • catalogue sales agent – retail
  • cigarette vendor
  • cleaning products salesperson – door-to-door salescleaning products salesman – door-to-door sales, cleaning products saleswoman – door-to-door sales
  • comparison shopper
  • cosmetics demonstrator – retail
  • cosmetics salesperson – home salescosmetics salesman – home sales, cosmetics saleswoman – home sales
  • demonstrator – retail
  • direct distributor – retail
  • direct seller
  • door-to-door salesperson
  • food demonstrator – retail
  • home demonstrator – retail
  • home salesperson
  • magazine distribution agent – retail
  • magazine subscription solicitor
  • newspaper vendor
  • newspaper vendor – street sales
  • personal shopper
  • promotions demonstator
  • street vendor
  • subscription agent – retail
  • subscription solicitor
  • telemarketer
  • telephone sales agent
  • telephone sales clerk
  • telephone salesperson
  • telephone solicitor
  • vendor


  • Cashiers (6611)
  • Kiosk sales clerks (See 6421 Retail salespersons)
  • Retail and wholesale trade managers (0621)
  • Retail sales supervisors (6211)


Processing Time

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Canadian visa application processing time
Temporary Resident Visa
69 Days 69 Days
Visitor Record
193 Days 163 Days
Super Visa 127 Days 127 Days
Study Permit Made Outside Canada
9 Weeks 9 Weeks
Study Permit Made Intside Canada
4 Weeks 4 Weeks
Study Permit Extension 91 Days 108 Days
Post Graduation Work Permit Made Outside Canada 57 Weeks 57 Weeks
Post Graduation Work Permit Made Inside Canada 167 Days 78 Days
Briding Open Work Permit
167 Days 78 Days
Canadian immigration application processing time
Express Entry
21 Months 21 Months
Provincial Nominee Program
22 Months 22 Months
Self-employed Immigration
42 Months 42 Months
Federal Skilled Worker Program
29 Months 29 Months
Start-up Visa
32 Months 32 Months
Spouse/CommonLaw Sponsorship
14 Months 14 Months
(Grand) Parents Sponsorship
38 Months 38 Months
Canadian Citizenship/PR Card processing time
24 Months 24 Months
PR Card
92 Days 92 Days
PR Card Renewal
84 Days 84 Days

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