Officers would typically need to determine whether skilled workers, have the ability to establish themselves economically in Canada. This is especially so as these skilled workers are also members of the Federal Skilled Worker Class. For this purpose, they would need to evaluate the applicants vis-à-vis the selection criteria specified. This is in accordance with the provisions specified under R76 (1).
The applicants will typically provide information and documents along with the application. Therefore, the officers would need to award points to the applicant based on the following selection criteria:
- Official Language Proficiency
- Work Experience
- Arranged Employment and,
Details on each of these subjects follow subsequently in this document.
Situations could arise where the applicant’s total score is equal to or greater than the pass mark set by the Minister. In this scenario, the Centralised Intake Office (CIO) would need to:
- Forward the entire application to the office identified by the applicant and,
- Forward the result of their initial assessment against the selection criteria to this office
This office would typically process the IMM 0008 for a final decision.
Similarly, situations could arise where the applicant’s total score is less than the pass mark set by the Minister. In this scenario, the Centralised Intake Office (CIO) would need to:
- Make a negative selection decision
- Record the outcome and the reasons in the Global Case Management System (GCMS) and,
- Send a letter to the applicant informing the applicant that the authorities have refused the application
Source: Citizenship and Immigration