Certain residence (and work to residence) categories have an age requirement. The most common age requirements are:
The age requirement is calculated on the date your application is accepted for processing.
For example if you are 55 years old, and your 56th birthday is on 5th of May, your Skilled Migrant Category residence application must be accepted for processing by 4th May in order for you to meet the age requirement.
Please note that Expression of Interest (EOI) is not a residence application (this step precedes the residence application).
For more information on how age affects the Skilled Migrant process, please refer to the question: "Age requirement for Skilled Migrant category"
You may assess yourself against our residence policies, for a full list of requirements for each category of residence.
This answer was last updated on 17 January, 2013.
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