New List of High Demand Occupations for Canadian Immigration


UPDATE: Affective January 1, 2015, Canada has new Express Entry Program for Skilled Worker Immigration. The following list of high demand occupation is now irrelevant and not applicable.

The Canadian immigration of skilled workers or professionals is based on the high demand professions recognized by Canadian government. Citizenship and Immigration Canada has issued an updated list of professions in which Canada has shortage of professionals. Effective May 1, 2014, the list of high demand 50 profession  for Canadian Immigration under Federal Skilled Worker class following:

  • 0013 Senior managers – financial, communications and other business services
  • 0015 Senior managers – trade, broadcasting and other services, n.e.c.
  • 0111 Financial managers
  • 0112 Human resources managers
  • 0113 Purchasing managers
  • 0121 Insurance, real estate and financial brokerage managers
  • 0311 Managers in health care
  • 0711 Construction managers
  • 0712 Home building and renovation managers
  • 0811 Managers in natural resources production and fishing
  • 0911 Manufacturing managers
  • 1111 Financial auditors and accountants
  • 1112 Financial and investment analysts
  • 1113 Securities agents, investment dealers and brokers
  • 1114 Other financial officers
  • 1123 Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations
  • 1212 Supervisors, finance and insurance office workers
  • 1224 Property administrators
  • 2113 Geoscientists and oceanographers
  • 2131 Civil engineers
  • 2132 Mechanical engineers
  • 2133 Electrical and electronics engineers
  • 2145 Petroleum engineers
  • 2171 Information systems analysts and consultants
  • 2172 Database analysts and data administrators
  • 2173 Software engineers and designers
  • 2174 Computer programmers and interactive media developers
  • 2232 Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians
  • 2234 Construction estimators
  • 2241 Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians
  • 2243 Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics
  • 2263 Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety
  • 2281 Computer network technicians
  • 3011 Nursing co-ordinators and supervisors
  • 3012 Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses
  • 3111 Specialist physicians
  • 3112 General practitioners and family physicians
  • 3132 Dietitians and nutritionists
  • 3141 Audiologists and speech-language pathologists
  • 3142 Physiotherapists
  • 3143 Occupational Therapists
  • 3214 Respiratory therapists, clinical perfusionists and cardiopulmonary technologists
  • 3215 Medical Radiation Technologists
  • 3216 Medical Sonographers
  • 3233 Licensed practical nurses
  • 3234 Paramedical occupations
  • 4011 University professors and lecturers
  • 4151 Psychologists
  • 4214 Early childhood educators and assistants
  • 5125 Translators, terminologists and interpreters

There is a cap of 25,000 applications per year with maximum of 1000 applications per occupation per year will be considered. However, it does not apply to you if you have Arranged employment offer.

CIC will start accepting applications from January 2015 under new system.

If your application is received at CIC, Sydney Canada after cap of 1000 is reached  your application will be returned.

We can help you in assessing your eligibility as Federal Skilled Worker or provide you the best alternate option to immigrate to Canada.  Click Here to Contact us to check out if you qualify.



  1. Hi, I am Er Vikas Singh Rathee from India. I am B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering. 2 year experience in my field. I am eligible or Not
    Ph. No. : +919034839205
    Email. :

  2. hi,

    i am marketing and advertising professional, Did MBA and have more than 7 years of working experience, living in Pakistan, single and 30 year old. Can and get Canidian immigration visa ? Can anyone tell me ?

  3. Hi,
    I am a lecturer in mathematics, I did M.Phil in mathematics. I am from Pakistan and have 5 year experience. Married, spouse education is 16 years in physics. Can I tell canidian immigration. how many i have chances. Kindly tell me please.

  4. hi I have done Ms in IT and MBA in General management I have 10 yrs of experience in IT and Management I am eligible for Canadian immigration

  5. Hello
    I am a food scientist currently running an MSc in Agriculture for Sustainable Development.Please would I get a job in Canada based on my qualification?

  6. sir,i am 29 years old,done mba finance from numl university and have a experience of sales and marketing 2 years.can i get immigration to canada and if possible kindly guide me.
    Ali Sarwar

  7. I am an M.A English, LLB practicing as a Lawyer since August 2003 in District Courts as well as High Court. I am 42 years old, married with 4 kids. My wife is also a graduate and computer literate, having a teaching experience of 10/11 years. am I eligible for immigration to Canada on the basis of my qualifications and experience?

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    hi i am done Master in economics and spouse education is also master in economics, altogether teaching experience o’a levels 18 years, now a days teaching IB diploma programme in economics, 2 kids 6 and 4 years respectively, keenly interested to settele in Canada, please guide me and help me out.


  9. Hi, I have professional skill Diploma in computer hardware & software engineer,and also a National diploma in computer science in view and some other skill like driver, tailor, house painter and carpenter & wooding door builder. Am I eligible to canada immigration.

  10. I am MR. THAN HTIKE from Myanmar who applied for permanent resident at Canada Immigration about 4 years ago through online. Somebody called my mother through my contact number in Myanmar regarding Canada Immigration every month.
    This is my contact number in Myanmar +9595035601.
    But I am now in Singapore presently. This is my new contact number in Singapore +65 90905042 and my email address
    May I please know for my application regarding permanent resident at Canada Immigration.
    Thanks and best regards,

  11. kashif mehmood on

    hi my name is kashif from pakistan i i am bachelor in arts i want for further study in Canada what is the procedure to take admission in canada universities

  12. Hi,
    I will graduate in 3 Years in Australia in speech Language therapy. However public jobs here are hard to get and a lot of graduates go straight into private practice. Powhatan would I need to to to apply for immigration to Canada ? Also roughly how May under the 3000 cap applied this year under this profession?

  13. Please let me know what are your requirements for language eligibility for migrate as a federal skilled worker.

    Thank you

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