What is Canadian Express Class (CEC)? Its eligibility criteria and role in obtaining PR in Canada. Check it all in this web story.

In Canada, the Canadian experience class stream is one of the immigration programs managed under the Express entry system.

Candidates who get Canadian permanent residency through the CEC stream who have skilled work experience in Canada.

The Canadian Experience Class (CEC) draws occur regularly during the Express Entry process, usually every two weeks.

During these draws, candidates are selected from the Express Entry pool to receive Invitations to Apply (ITAs) for permanent residency.

Candidates must meet specific criteria, including having at least one year of skilled work experience in Canada within the last three years.

Other eligibility criteria include language proficiency, education credentials assessment, and meeting health and security requirements.

Based on their qualifications, experience, age, etc., candidates are assigned a Comprehensive Ranking Score that may vary for every draw.

Generally, candidates with higher CRS scores have a better chance of receiving an ITA during CEC draws.

Once candidates receive an ITA, they have a specified time frame to submit their application for permanent residency.

CEC is crucial in facilitating the transition of skilled workers with Canadian work experience to permanent residents.