The Federal Skilled Trades Program applies to those who aspire to become Canadian permanent residents depending on their eligibility in a skilled trade.
To file applications under this visa category an individual has to hold work experience in a skilled trade and fulfill additional criteria.
Maximum of 5000 applications will be accepted as of 01 May 2014, which would be last applications to be accepted before the launch of Express Entry in January 2015.
Out of these applications a cap of 100 new applications will be accepted for each job.
Individuals interested to apply under this program have to fulfill the following:
Skilled trades presently qualified for the FSTP can be placed under the following significant groups namely
Principal applicant: $550
1. The processing fee which must be included with your application.
Processing Fee Amount per person
Principal applicant $550
Each family member age 22 or older $550
Each family member under age 22 who is married or in a common-law relationship $550
Each family member under age 22 who is unmarried and not in a common-law relationship $150
2. The Right of Permanent Residence Fee, which will be requested by the Visa Office at a later stage if your application is approved.
Right of Permanent Residence Fee Amount per person
Principal applicant $490
Spouse or common-law partner $490
You must also pay for the following for yourself and your family members (if applicable):
Disclaimer: Visa fees are subjected to change without prior notice.