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  • Software Engineer Freelance / Self-Employed Work Experience

  • Jasnoor

    August 4, 2020 at 10:04 pm

    I am interested in applying for permanent residency under the CEC program. I am a software engineer by trade and most of work experience has been through freelancing contracts. Will my freelance/self-employment work experience count towards my CEC application work requirements?

  • Rajpal (Admin)

    August 6, 2020 at 12:54 am

    Under IRPR s.87.1(3)(b), self employment does not count towards your work experience for CEC matters. Being a freelancer is considered the same as owning a company/business. Depending on your eligibly, you can try filing your application under FSW as self-employment does count towards work experience. Alternatively, you can try to get valid work experience prior to submitting your CEC application.

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