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Skilled Occupation List Canada 2022

If you wish to apply for Canadian Visa as a skilled migrant, you may check your occupation in the Skilled Occupation List Canada 2022, effective from January 2015. The list contains Skill Type 0 (Management Occupations). Apply for a PR visa in Canada as a skilled migrant. Your occupation must be Skill Type 0, A or B as per the National Occupational Classification (NOC) of Canada.

Note:   In a recent announcement, the Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has confirmed that it will make amendment in the NOC (National Occupational Classification) system of Canada. The amendment likely to take place in November 2022. This change in NOC will replace existing Skill type 0, A, B and redefine it as new TEER system 0 to 5.

If you are applying for the management position, you may check your occupation in the list below. The list below is subject to modification; hence, you may coordinate with Visas Avenue Immigration expert to get the latest status of the occupations, before applying for the visa based on this list. You may also e-mail your queries to

The list given below includes the SKILL TYPE ‘0’ occupations.

Click here to see the complete list of NOC Occupations

  1. Eligible occupations under Skill Type 0 (Management Occupations)

NOC Occupations 2016

NOC Title Skill level or type
0011 Legislators 0
0012 Senior government managers and officials 0
0013 Senior managers – financial, communications and other business services 0
0014 Senior managers – health, education, social and community services and membership organizations 0
0015 Senior managers – trade, broadcasting and other services, n.e.c. 0
0016 Senior managers – construction, transportation, production and utilities 0
0111 Financial managers 0
0112 Human resources managers 0
0113 Purchasing managers 0
0114 Other administrative services managers 0
0121 Insurance, real estate and financial brokerage managers 0
0122 Banking, credit and other investment managers 0
0124 Advertising, marketing and public relations managers 0
0125 Other business services managers 0
0131 Telecommunication carriers managers 0
0132 Postal and courier services managers 0
0211 Engineering managers 0
0212 Architecture and science managers 0
0213 Computer and information systems managers 0
0311 Managers in health care 0
0411 Government managers – health and social policy development and program administration 0
0412 Government managers – economic analysis, policy development and program administration 0
0413 Government managers – education policy development and program administration 0
0414 Other managers in public administration 0
0421 Administrators – post-secondary education and vocational training 0
0422 School principals and administrators of elementary and secondary education 0
0423 Managers in social, community and correctional services 0
0431 Commissioned police officers 0
0432 Fire chiefs and senior firefighting officers 0
0433 Commissioned officers of the Canadian Forces 0
0511 Library, archive, museum and art gallery managers 0
0512 Managers – publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts 0

If you have any question related to skilled occupation list Canada, Immigration and Visa you can ask here. The NOC occupations are either:

  • Skill Type 0 (management occupations) or
  • Skill Level A (professional occupations) or
  • Skill Level B (technical occupations and skilled trades)

Starting from May 2013 Canadian government has introduced a process of going through the Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) where foreign degrees, diploma certificates, etc. are compared with the Canadian credentials to check their equivalence before applying for Federal Skilled worker visa.

A primary applicant completed his or her education outside Canada must undergo Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) before lodging the final visa application. There are few bodies approved by Canada's government to conduct an Educational Credential Assessment (ECA). Here is the list of these bodies-

  • Comparative Education Service: University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies
  • International Credential Assessment Service of Canada
  • World Education Services
  • International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS)
  • International Credential Evaluation Service

Assessment for specialist and family physicians

You need to obtain your report from the Medical Council of Canada, if your primary occupation is:

  • Specialist physician
  • 2016 NOC code 3111
  • General practitioner/family physician
    • 2016 NOC code 3112

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