NOC 43203 For Canada Immigration

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NOC 43203 “Border services, customs, and immigration officers”

Immigrating to Canada with the job code of “Border services, customs, and immigration officers” using the Express Entry Permanent Residency pathway requires that you correctly identify the National Occupation Classification (“NOC”) Code for your occupation.

The NOC code is the most important piece of information you require to immigrate to Canada. Without knowing your job classification or NOC code you are unable to work out your eligility to immigrate to Canada or make an application. The NOC is developed and maintained between Statistics Canada (STC) and Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC).

The National Occupation Classification for “Border services, customs, and immigration officers” is Noc 43203.

Note: NOC 43203 “Border services, customs, and immigration officers” replaces NOC 1228.

he new NOC structure for “Employment insurance, immigration, border services and revenue officers” uses the NOC Code 43203 and the Skill requirement of “Completion of a post-secondary education program of less than two years at community college, institute of technology or CÉGEP; or Completion of an apprenticeship training program of less than two years; or More than six months of on-the-job training, training courses or specific work experience with some secondary school education; or Several years of experience in a related occupation from TEER 4 (when applicable).”.

The level of demand in Canada for NOC 43203 is Above Average. This means that according to Statistics Canada, the role of “Border services, customs, and immigration officers” in Canada currently has more jobs advertised than available candidates.

Why Do I Need to Know the NOC Code for “Border services, customs, and immigration officers”?

Whenever applicants for Canadian Immigration are asked to identify work experience, they must do so on the requisite forms by stating the NOC code that best fits their employment, skills and  experience. Some Canada immigration pathways are only open to applicants that have experience in occupations identified by very specific NOC codes.

Training, Education, Experience and Responsibility (TEER)

The NOC structure for “Employment insurance, immigration, border services and revenue officers” uses the NOC Code 43203 and the Skill requirement of “Completion of a post-secondary education program of less than two years at community college, institute of technology or CÉGEP; or Completion of an apprenticeship training program of less than two years; or More than six months of on-the-job training, training courses or specific work experience with some secondary school education; or Several years of experience in a related occupation from TEER 4 (when applicable).”.

The TEER level for 43203 is “Completion of a post-secondary education program of less than two years at community college, institute of technology or CÉGEP; or Completion of an apprenticeship training program of less than two years; or More than six months of on-the-job training, training courses or specific work experience with some secondary school education; or Several years of experience in a related occupation from TEER 4 (when applicable).”.

Employment Description for 43203 “Border services, customs, and immigration officers”

To be able to use National Occupation Classification 43203 your work history and experience should closely match the following description:

“Customs brokers clear goods through customs and to their destination on behalf of importer and exporter clients. Ship brokers buy and sell cargo space on ships and buy and sell ships, yachts and other watercraft on behalf of clients. This unit group also includes other brokers, not elsewhere classified, who negotiate commercial transactions or other services between parties on behalf of clients. They are employed by customs, ship or other brokerage establishments or may be self-employed.”

Canada Visa Options for NOC 43203

There are a number of Canada Visa options for NOC 43203 including:

  • Federal Skilled Visas
  • Canadian Experience Class
  • Provincial Nomination

Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) which use the NOC 43203

NOC code 43203 is used for Provincial Nomination in following streams:

  • PNP Skilled Worker streams
  • PNP Semi-Skilled Worker streams
  • PNP Graduate streams
  • PNP Family Sponsorship streams.

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NOC 43203

NOC 43203 “Border services, customs, and immigration officers”