Agri-Food Immigration Pilot: Eligible industries and occupations

As a candidate you’ll need to find a job and show that you have experience in an eligible occupation within an eligible industry.

Determining your employer’s industry

Industries are classified by the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). You can see specific industry definitions by searching the industry codes below on the NAICS website. To support your application by making a job offer, your employer will need to provide this information.

The eligible industries for the Agri-Food Immigration Pilot are:

Eligible jobs under the pilot program

Eligible jobs for the pilot are classified by the National Occupational Classification (NOC) code. You can see what duties are involved by searching your job title on the National Occupational Classification website. For each eligible industry, eligible jobs are listed below.

For meat product manufacturing:

For greenhouse, nursery and floriculture production, including mushroom production:

For animal production, excluding aquaculture:

Application limits by occupation

To ensure that a range of labour needs are met, there will be annual limits on the number of applications that will be processed for each occupation.

There will be a limit of

This pilot will last for three years. For the first and final years of the pilot, these caps adjusted (prorated) based on remaining period for that year under the pilot.

Fees will be refunded for applicants who submit an application that is rejected as a result of the caps being reached.

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