Canadian VISA and Immigration

Eligible Occupations for Canadian Federal (Express Entry) Skilled Worker Immigration Program

Canadian Federal Skilled Worker Program is a part of Canada’s Express Entry Immigration Program to recruit foreign skilled workers for employment in Canadian companies in 2023. There are over 370 eligible job professions on which Canadian employers are allowed to hire non-Canadian skilled workers; by the Canadian immigration department if minimum eligibility criteria are met as per the comprehensive ranking system (CRS). On this page, you will find out if your profession and experience as per job occupation is required and allowed for recruitment in Canada or not.

If the language proficiency, academic qualification, experience, and age requirements are met then you can apply for a job in Canada on any of the following listed 370 job professions in 2023:

Occupations Eligible for Canadian Express Entry NOC Code TEER Category
Central control and process operators, mineral and metal processing 93100 3
Supervisors, other mechanical and metal products manufacturing 92023 2
Kinesiologists and other professional occupations in therapy and assessment 31204 1
Auto body collision, refinishing and glass technicians and damage repair estimators 72411 2
Steamfitters, pipefitters and sprinkler system installers 72301 2
Railway traffic controllers and marine traffic regulators 72604 2
Floor covering installers 73113 3
Police investigators and other investigative occupations 41310 1
Physicists and astronomers 21100 1
Audiologists and speech-language pathologists 31112 1
Biologists and related scientists 21110 1
Program officers unique to government 41407 1
Civil engineers 21300 1
Cleaning supervisors 62024 2
Translators, terminologists and interpreters 51114 1
Chemists Profession 21101 1
Cabinetmakers 72311 2
Supervisors, motor transport and other ground transit operators 72024 2
Heavy-duty equipment mechanics 72401 2
Social workers and Volunteers 41300 1
Editors and Reviewers 51110 1
Specialists in clinical and laboratory medicine 31100 1
Contractors and supervisors, heavy equipment operator crews 72021 2
Supervisors, textile, fabric, fur and leather products processing and manufacturing 92015 2
Other medical technologists and technicians 32129 2
Animal health technologists and veterinary technicians 32104 2
Correctional service officers 43201 3
Conductors, composers and arrangers 51121 1
Cybersecurity specialists 21220 1
Dancers and Performers 53120 3
Operations members of the Canadian Armed Forces 43204 3
Financial managers 10010 0
Non-destructive testers and inspectors 22230 2
Contractors and supervisors, carpentry trades 72013 2
Oil and gas well drillers, servicers, testers and related workers 83101 3
Underground production and development miners 83100 3
Sports officials and referees 53202 3
Land survey technologists and technicians 22213 2
Judges and Relevant Profession 41100 1
Specialists in surgery 31101 1
Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations 11202 1
Other practitioners of natural healing 32209 2
Human resources managers 10011 0
Software developers and programmers 21232 1
Aircraft assemblers and aircraft assembly inspectors 93200 3
Athletes and Coaches 53200 3
Construction managers 70010 0
Software engineers and designers 21231 1
Gas fitters 72302 2
Pest controllers and fumigators 73202 3
Architects and Civil Engineers 21200 1
Government managers – health and social policy development and program administration 40010 0
Veterinarians 31103 1
Managers in aquaculture 80022 0
Concrete finishers 73100 3
Electrical Mechanics 72422 2
Funeral directors and embalmers 62201 2
Librarians 51100 1
General building maintenance workers and building superintendents 73201 3
Motorcycle, all-terrain vehicle and other related mechanics 72423 2
Managers in natural resources production and fishing 80010 0
Machine fitters 72405 2
Boilermakers 72103 2
Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers 41404 1
Specialized members of the Canadian Armed Forces 42102 2
Manufacturing managers 90010 0
Other financial officers 11109 1
Utilities managers 90011 0
Fishing masters and officers 83120 3
Plumbers 72300 2
Other technical trades and related occupations 72999 2
Ironworkers 72105 2
Crane operators 72500 2
Licensed practical nurses 32101 2
Customs, ship and other brokers 13200 3
Economists and economic policy researchers and analysts 41401 1
Nurse practitioners 31302 1
Managers in transportation 70020 0
Welders and related machine operators 72106 2
Customer and information services supervisors 62023 2
Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers 72410 2
Land surveyors 21203 1
Residential and commercial installers and servicers 73200 3
Power system electricians 72202 2
Managers in customer and personal services 60040 0
Commissioned police officers and related occupations in public protection services 40040 0
Geological and mineral technologists and technicians 22101 2
Other professional engineers 21399 1
Supervisors, plastic and rubber products manufacturing 92013 2
Graphic arts technicians 52111 2
Accommodation service managers 60031 0
Construction inspectors 22233 2
Geological engineers 21331 1
Upholsterers 63221 3
Procurement and purchasing agents and officers 12102 2
Assessors, business valuators and appraisers 12203 2
Managers in agriculture 80020 0
Supervisors, finance and insurance office workers 12011 2
Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians 22310 2
Contractors and supervisors, mechanic trades 72020 2
Industrial engineering and manufacturing technologists and technicians 22302 2
Roofers and shinglers 73110 3
General practitioners and family physicians 31102 1
Patternmakers – textile, leather and fur products 53125 3
Conservators and curators 51101 1
Estheticians, electrologists and related occupations 63211 3
Government managers – economic analysis, policy development and program administration 40011 0
Probation and parole officers 41311 1
Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates 33102 3
Medical laboratory assistants and related technical occupations 33101 3
Other professional occupations in health diagnosing and treating 31209 1
Landscape architects 21201 1
Chiropractors 31201 1
Contractors and supervisors, landscaping, grounds maintenance and horticulture services 82031 2
Mechanical engineers 21301 1
Butchers – retail and wholesale 63201 3
Financial sales representatives 63102 3
Technical occupations in geomatics and meteorology 22214 2
Cooks 63200 3
Musicians and singers 51122 1
Petroleum engineers 21332 1
Pharmacists 31120 1
Oil and solid fuel heating mechanics 72420 2
Structural metal and platework fabricators and fitters 72104 2
College and other vocational instructors 41210 1
Medical administrative assistants 13112 3
Real estate agents and salespersons 63101 3
Dental assistants and dental laboratory assistants 33100 3
Central control and process operators, petroleum, gas and chemical processing 93101 3
Glaziers 73111 3
By-law enforcement and other regulatory officers 43202 3
Food service supervisors 62020 2
Managers in healthcare 30010 0
Insurance adjusters and claims examiners 12201 2
Cardiology technologists and electrophysiological diagnostic technologists 32123 2
Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics 22312 2
Occupational health and safety specialists 22232 2
Supervisors, motor vehicle assembling 92020 2
Other administrative services managers 10019 0
Forestry professionals 21111 1
Computer systems developers and programmers 21230 1
Restaurant and food service managers 60030 0
Executive assistants 12100 2
Forestry technologists and technicians 22112 2
Contractors and supervisors, other construction trades, installers, repairers and servicers 72014 2
Massage therapists 32201 2
Pharmacy technical assistants and pharmacy assistants 33103 3
Bus drivers, subway operators and other transit operators 73301 3
Property administrators 13101 3
Accounting technicians and bookkeepers 12200 2
Dietitians and nutritionists 31121 1
Legal administrative assistants 13111 3
Railway and yard locomotive engineers 73310 3
Archivists 51102 1
Nursing coordinators and supervisors 31300 1
Web developers and programmers 21234 1
Sheriffs and bailiffs 43200 3
Payroll administrators 13102 3
Meteorologists and climatologists 21103 1
Other business services managers 10029 0
Administrators – post-secondary education and vocational training 40020 0
Bakers 63202 3
Computer network and web technicians 22220 2
Postal and courier services managers 70021 0
Shoe repairers and shoemakers 63220 3
Industrial designers 22211 2
Electrical and electronics engineers 21310 1
Insurance, real estate and financial brokerage managers 10020 0
Announcers and other broadcasters 52114 2
Information systems specialists 21222 1
Educational counsellors 41320 1
Elementary and secondary school teacher assistants 43100 3
Opticians 32100 2
Telecommunication carriers managers 10030 0
Human resources professionals 11200 1
Transport truck drivers 73300 3
Education policy researchers, consultants and program officers 41405 1
Engineer officers, water transport 72603 2
Industrial electricians 72201 2
Electricians (except industrial and power system) 72200 2
Audio and video recording technicians 52113 2
Other professional occupations in physical sciences 21109 1
Purchasing managers 10012 0
Industrial and manufacturing engineers 21321 1
Managers in horticulture 80021 0
Theatre, fashion, exhibit and other creative designers 53123 3
Artisans and craftspersons 53124 3
Coaches 53201 3
Elevator constructors and mechanics 72406 2
Financial and investment analysts 11101 1
Recreation, sports and fitness policy researchers, consultants and program officers 41406 1
Bricklayers 72320 2
Supervisors, printing and related occupations 72022 2
Managers in social, community and correctional services 40030 0
Hairstylists and barbers 63210 3
Traditional Chinese medicine practitioners and acupuncturists 32200 2
Business development officers and market researchers and analysts 41402 1
Pharmacy technicians 32124 2
Dentists 31110 1
Contractors and supervisors, electrical trades and telecommunications occupations 72011 2
Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians 22301 2
Social and community service workers 42201 2
Religious leaders 41302 1
Police officers (except commissioned) 42100 2
Paralegals and related occupations 42200 2
Other technical occupations in therapy and assessment 32109 2
Government managers – education policy development and program administration 40012 0
Air pilots, flight engineers and flying instructors 72600 2
Supervisors, railway transport operations 72023 2
Post-secondary teaching and research assistants 41201 1
Insurance agents and brokers 63100 3
Chefs 62200 2
Public and environmental health and safety professionals 21120 1
Painters, sculptors and other visual artists 53122 3
University professors and lecturers 41200 1
Denturists 32110 2
Producers, directors, choreographers and related occupations 51120 1
Financial advisors 11102 1
Other services supervisors 62029 2
Social policy researchers, consultants and program officers 41403 1
Other instructors 43109 3
Urban and land use planners 21202 1
Contractors and supervisors, machining, metal forming, shaping and erecting trades and related occupations 72010 2
Court reporters, medical transcriptionists and related occupations 12110 2
Home building and renovation managers 70011 0
Heavy equipment operators 73400 3
Appliance servicers and repairers 72421 2
Agricultural service contractors and farm supervisors 82030 2
Chemical engineers 21320 1
Engineering inspectors and regulatory officers 22231 2
Journalists 51113 1
Human resources and recruitment officers 12101 2
Respiratory therapists, clinical perfusionists and cardiopulmonary technologists 32103 2
Contractors and supervisors, oil and gas drilling and services 82021 2
Library, archive, museum and art gallery managers 50010 0
Printing press operators 73401 3
Insulators 72321 2
Supervisors, mail and message distribution occupations 72025 2
Supervisors, other products manufacturing and assembly 92024 2
Authors and writers (except technical) 51111 1
Therapists in counselling and related specialized therapies 41301 1
Administrative assistants 13110 3
Telecommunications equipment installation and cable television service technicians 72205 2
Instructors of persons with disabilities 42203 2
Supervisors, logging and forestry 82010 2
Dental technologists and technicians 32112 2
Agricultural and fish products inspectors 22111 2
Interior designers and interior decorators 52121 2
Medical radiation technologists 32121 2
Telecommunications line and cable installers and repairers 72204 2
Motion pictures, broadcasting, photography and performing arts assistants and operators 53111 3
Occupational therapists 31203 1
Records management technicians 12112 2
Mining engineers 21330 1
Conference and event planners 12103 2
Other repairers and servicers 73209 3
Supervisors, mineral and metal processing 92010 2
Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries 21210 1
School principals and administrators of elementary and secondary education 40021 0
Railway conductors and brakemen/women 73311 3
Air traffic controllers and related occupations 72601 2
Railway carmen/women 72403 2
Agricultural representatives, consultants and specialists 21112 1
Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling coordination occupations 12013 2
Other professional occupations in social science 41409 1
Metallurgical and materials engineers 21322 1
Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors 72404 2
Aircraft instrument, electrical and avionics mechanics, technicians and inspectors 22313 2
Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics 72400 2
Geoscientists and oceanographers 21102 1
Business systems specialists 21221 1
Photographers 53110 3
Jewellers, jewellery and watch repairers and related occupations 62202 2
Executive housekeepers 62021 2
Statistical officers and related research support occupations 12113 2
Supervisors, electronics and electrical products manufacturing 92021 2
Advertising, marketing and public relations managers 10022 0
Drafting technologists and technicians 22212 2
Library and public archive technicians 52100 2
Heating, refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics 72402 2
Data scientists 21211 1
Firefighters 42101 2
Biological technologists and technicians 22110 2
Chemical technologists and technicians 22100 2
Border services, customs, and immigration officers 43203 3
Lawyers and Quebec notaries 41101 1
Financial auditors and accountants 11100 1
Elementary school and kindergarten teachers 41221 1
Other technical and coordinating occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting and the performing arts 52119 2
Registrars, restorers, interpreters and other occupations related to museum and art galleries 53100 3
Facility operation and maintenance managers 70012 0
Retail and wholesale trade managers 60020 0
Water and waste treatment plant operators 92101 2
Logging machinery operators 83110 3
Plasterers, drywall installers and finishers and lathers 73102 3
Paramedical occupations 32102 2
Medical laboratory technologists 32120 2
Web designers 21233 1
Fire chiefs and senior firefighting officers 40041 0
Retail and wholesale buyers 62101 2
Landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists 22114 2
Professional occupations in business management consulting 11201 1
Physiotherapists 31202 1
Other managers in public administration 40019 0
Computer and information systems managers 20012 0
Banking, credit and other investment managers 10021 0
Employment insurance and revenue officers 12104 2
Insurance underwriters 12202 2
Fishermen/women 83121 3
Engineering managers 20010 0
Deck officers, water transport 72602 2
Corporate sales managers 60010 0
Supervisors, furniture and fixtures manufacturing 92022 2
Tool and die makers 72101 2
Optometrists 31111 1
Architecture and science managers 20011 0
Supervisors, forest products processing 92014 2
Construction estimators 22303 2
Supervisors, food and beverage processing 92012 2
Health information management occupations 12111 2
User support technicians 22221 2
Aerospace engineers 21390 1
Physician assistants, midwives and allied health professionals 31303 1
Technical sales specialists – wholesale trade 62100 2
Retail sales supervisors 62010 2
Electrical power line and cable workers 72203 2
Other assisting occupations in support of health services 33109 3
Other small engine and small equipment repairers 72429 2
Drillers and blasters – surface mining, quarrying and construction 73402 3
Power engineers and power systems operators 92100 2
Conservation and fishery officers 22113 2
Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment) 22311 2
Broadcast technicians 52112 2
Recreation, sports and fitness program and service directors 50012 0
Secondary school teachers 41220 1
Supervisors, petroleum, gas and chemical processing and utilities 92011 2
Dental hygienists and dental therapists 32111 2
Early childhood educators and assistants 42202 2
Film and video camera operators 52110 2
Carpenters 72310 2
Managers – publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts 50011 0
Database analysts and data administrators 21223 1
Pulping, papermaking and coating control operators 93102 3
Technical writers 51112 1
Machinists and machining and tooling inspectors 72100 2
Supervisors, general office and administrative support workers 12010 2
Career development practitioners and career counsellors (except education) 41321 1
Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses 31301 1
Water well drillers 72501 2
Graphic designers and illustrators 52120 2
Securities agents, investment dealers and brokers 11103 1
Natural and applied science policy researchers, consultants and program officers 41400 1
Painters and decorators (except interior decorators) 73112 3
Architectural technologists and technicians 22210 2
Information systems testing technicians 22222 2
Supervisors, library, correspondence and related information workers 12012 2
Supervisors, mining and quarrying 82020 2
Actors, comedians and circus performers 53121 3
Religion workers 42204 2
Tilesetters 73101 3
Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers) 21311 1
Administrative officers 13100 3
Medical sonographers 32122 2
Accommodation, travel, tourism and related services supervisors 62022 2
Production and transportation logistics coordinators 13201 3
Psychologists 31200 1
Commissioned officers of the Canadian Armed Forces 40042 0
Contractors and supervisors, pipefitting trades 72012 2
Sheet metal workers 72102 2
Civil engineering technologists and technicians 22300 2

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