In November 2022, immigration authorities at the federal and provincial levels began implementing the new version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021. This significantly impacts Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) applications, applications for Canadian work permits, and permanent residence applications under federal and provincial programs.
This free guide summarizes the main National Occupational Classification (NOC) changes that have been implemented. It will serve as a valuable reference tool for immigration practitioners, human resources professionals, and immigration applicants.
This resource was authored by Andrew Carvajal (LL.B, M.A., B.A.), Partner and Head of Economic Immigration at Desloges Law Group, and the Chief Academic Officer for the Legal Professionals Education Network (LPEN).