Program delivery update – November 3, 2015

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

Update to the guidance on the education selection criteria for federal skilled workers


The instructions have been updated to reflect the designation of the International Credential Evaluation Service (ICES) and the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) to issue Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) reports, effective August 6, 2015. The update includes the addition of acceptable equivalency assessment outcomes for each organization for the purposes of awarding education points to applicants under the federal skilled worker class.

Updated instructions

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