Canadian experience class (CEC)

This section contains policy, procedures and guidance used by IRCC staff. It is posted on the department’s website as a courtesy to stakeholders.

This section is about processing applications for permanent residence submitted by applicants in the Canadian experience class (CEC).

The CEC is a permanent residence category for people with skilled work experience in Canada. It was developed for temporary foreign workers and foreign graduates with qualifying Canadian work experience.

Program delivery instructions (PDIs) – Select the date the application was received by IRCC

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