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Canada Releases New NOC Codes 2021

National Occupation Classification is the database developed by the Canada government. Categories of all occupations as per Canadian Labour Market are mentioned in this list. This is The NOC 2021 is the latest Version. The Canadian government has implemented NOC 2021 Codes from 16 November 2022.
For Canada Express Entry:- To migrate through Canada express entry applicant must have skilled work experience in any one from the Updated NOC of 2021

T E E R: Represents training, Education, Experience, Responsibility

  • TEER 0
  • TEER 1
  • TEER 2
  • TEER 3
  • TEER 4

For the Atlantic immigration program, your education & work experts should be from the following

  • TEER 0
  • TEER 1
  • TEER 2
  • TEER 3
  • TEER 4

Importance of NOC codes:

You can’t apply for the Canada Immigration process without NOC Codes.

NOC Codes provide information about your occupation & Experience

NOC Codes help the Canada government and employers to choose skilled applicants.

Applicants must select the NOC code which is relevant to their job.

NOC Codes are designed as follows:

The first digit represents the broad occupational category;

The second digit represents the TEER category;

The first two digits together represent the major group;

The first three digits represent the sub-major group;

The first four digits represent the minor group; and

The full five digits represent the unit group or the occupation itself.

High demand occupation list in Canada

Job Title Old NOC Code(As per NOC 2016 Version 1.3) New NOC Code(As per NOC 2021 Version 1.0)
Finance Manager NOC 0111 NOC 10010
HR Manager NOC 0112 NOC 10011
Engineering Manager NOC 20010 NOC 20010
Computer and Information Systems Manager NOC 0213 NOC 20012
Constructions Managers NOC 0711 NOC 70010
Financial Auditors and Accountants NOC 1111 NOC 11100
Financial and Investment Analyst NOC 1112 NOC 11101
Other Financial Officers NOC 1114 NOC 11109
Supervisor, General Officer, and Administrative Support Workers NOC 1211 NOC 12010
Receptionists NOC 1414 NOC 14101
Electrical and Electronics Engineer NOC 2133 NOC 21310
Web Designers and Developers NOC 2175 NOC 21233, Web Designers
NOC 21234 – Web developers and programmers
Registered Nurse and Registered Psychiatric Nurse NOC 3012 NOC 31301
Business Development Officers NOC 4163 NOC 41402
Retail and wholesale buyers NOC 6222 NOC 62101
Sales and Account Representatives NOC 6411 NOC 64101
Heavy-duty Equipment Mechanics NOC 7312 NOC 72401
Welders and related machine operators NOC 7237 NOC 72106
Air pilots, flight engineers and flying instructors NOC 2271 NOC 72600
Transport Truck Drivers NOC 7511 NOC 73300
Heavy Equipment Operators NOC 7521 NOC 73400
Construction Trade Helpers and Labourers NOC 7611 NOC 75110

Applicants must resolve to the NOC code the one best fits your experience.

The Visa officer will reject your application if your NOC code doesn’t match your occupation & experience.
Choose the NOC code that is closest to your work experience. If you don’t want to take risks, take assistance from experienced consultant's like Global Gateways.

Skill Level comparison between 2016 & 2021
NOV 2016 had 4-digit codes & NOC 2021 has 5-digit codes.

Comparison of Skill Levels between NOC 2016 & NOC 2021

NOC 2016

NOC 2021

Skill Type 0 (zero)

Management jobs 


Management occupations 

Skill Level A

Professional Jobs


Occupations usually needing a university degree

Skill Level B

Technical jobs & skilled trades usually calling for college diploma or apprentice training 


Occupations usually requiring a college diploma or apprenticeship training of 2 or more years 

Skill Level C 

Intermediate jobs usually calling for high school & job-specific training 


Occupations usually requiring a college diploma or apprenticeship training of less than 2 years 

Skill Level D 

Labour jobs that usually give on-the-job training 


Occupations usually requiring a secondary school diploma or several weeks of on-the-job training




Occupations usually requiring no formal education with short-term work demonstration 

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Applicants can choose the PNP program and they have to stay for only 2 years.
Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)
Atlantic Immigration Program
Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot (RNIP)
Applicants need to prove the NOC code through employer reference letters for the Past & current employers.

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Find your job title, code and TEER

Teer Category NOC Code Class Title
0 10010 Financial managers
0 10011 Human resources managers
0 10012 Purchasing managers
0 10019 Other administrative services managers
0 10020 Insurance, real estate and financial brokerage managers
0 10021 Banking, credit and other investment managers
0 10022 Advertising, marketing and public relations managers
0 10029 Other business services managers
0 10030 Telecommunication carriers managers
0 20010 Engineering managers
0 20011 Architecture and science managers
0 20012 Computer and information systems managers
0 30010 Managers in health care
0 40010 Government managers - health and social policy development and program administration
0 40011 Government managers - economic analysis, policy development and program administration
0 40012 Government managers - education policy development and program administration
0 40019 Other managers in public administration
0 40020 Administrators - post-secondary education and vocational training
0 40021 School principals and administrators of elementary and secondary education
0 40030 Managers in social, community and correctional services
0 40040 Commissioned police officers and related occupations in public protection services
0 40041 Fire chiefs and senior firefighting officers
0 40042 Commissioned officers of the Canadian Armed Forces
0 50010 Library, archive, museum and art gallery managers
0 50011 Managers - publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts
0 50012 Recreation, sports and fitness program and service directors
0 60010 Corporate sales managers
0 60020 Retail and wholesale trade managers
0 60030 Restaurant and food service managers
0 60031 Accommodation service managers
0 60040 Managers in customer and personal services
0 70010 Construction managers
0 70011 Home building and renovation managers
0 70012 Facility operation and maintenance managers
0 70020 Managers in transportation
0 70021 Postal and courier services managers
0 80010 Managers in natural resources production and fishing
0 80020 Managers in agriculture
0 80021 Managers in horticulture
0 80022 Managers in aquaculture
0 90010 Manufacturing managers
0 90011 Utilities managers
1 11100 Financial auditors and accountants
1 11101 Financial and investment analysts
1 11102 Financial advisors
1 11103 Securities agents, investment dealers and brokers
1 11109 Other financial officers
1 11200 Human resources professionals
1 11201 Professional occupations in business management consulting
1 11202 Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations
1 21100 Physicists and astronomers
1 21101 Chemists
1 21102 Geoscientists and oceanographers
1 21103 Meteorologists and climatologists
1 21109 Other professional occupations in physical sciences
1 21110 Biologists and related scientists
1 21111 Forestry professionals
1 21112 Agricultural representatives, consultants and specialists
1 21120 Public and environmental health and safety professionals
1 21200 Architects
1 21201 Landscape architects
1 21202 Urban and land use planners
1 21203 Land surveyors
1 21210 Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries
1 21211 Data scientists
1 21220 Cybersecurity specialists
1 21221 Business systems specialists
1 21222 Information systems specialists
1 21223 Database analysts and data administrators
1 21230 Computer systems developers and programmers
1 21231 Software engineers and designers
1 21232 Software developers and programmers
1 21233 Web designers
1 21234 Web developers and programmers
1 21300 Civil engineers
1 21301 Mechanical engineers
1 21310 Electrical and electronics engineers
1 21311 Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers)
1 21320 Chemical engineers
1 21321 Industrial and manufacturing engineers
1 21322 Metallurgical and materials engineers
1 21330 Mining engineers
1 21331 Geological engineers
1 21332 Petroleum engineers
1 21390 Aerospace engineers
1 21399 Other professional engineers
1 31100 Specialists in clinical and laboratory medicine
1 31101 Specialists in surgery
1 31102 General practitioners and family physicians
1 31103 Veterinarians
1 31110 Dentists
1 31111 Optometrists
1 31112 Audiologists and speech-language pathologists
1 31120 Pharmacists
1 31121 Dietitians and nutritionists
1 31200 Psychologists
1 31201 Chiropractors
1 31202 Physiotherapists
1 31203 Occupational therapists
1 31204 Kinesiologists and other professional occupations in therapy and assessment
1 31209 Other professional occupations in health diagnosing and treating
1 31300 Nursing coordinators and supervisors
1 31301 Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses
1 31302 Nurse practitioners
1 31303 Physician assistants, midwives and allied health professionals
1 41100 Judges
1 41101 Lawyers and Quebec notaries
1 41200 University professors and lecturers
1 41201 Post-secondary teaching and research assistants
1 41210 College and other vocational instructors
1 41220 Secondary school teachers
1 41221 Elementary school and kindergarten teachers
1 41300 Social workers
1 41301 Therapists in counselling and related specialized therapies
1 41302 Religious leaders
1 41310 Police investigators and other investigative occupations
1 41311 Probation and parole officers
1 41320 Educational counsellors
1 41321 Career development practitioners and career counsellors (except education)
1 41400 Natural and applied science policy researchers, consultants and program officers
1 41401 Economists and economic policy researchers and analysts
1 41402 Business development officers and market researchers and analysts
1 41403 Social policy researchers, consultants and program officers
1 41404 Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers
1 41405 Education policy researchers, consultants and program officers