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Posted on November 15 2022

Meet the new NOC 2021 codes applicable from November 16, 2022

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Updated December 21 2023

Highlights: The list of New NOC 2021 codes for eligible occupations

  • The shift from NOC 2016 codes to NOC 2021 codes will happen on November 16, 2022.
  • With this shift, new applications for Canada immigration will have to be filled with the new 5-digit code.
  • The NOC system is applicable to Canada immigration applications filed under FSW and FST streams.

The time is near! On November 16, 2022, Canada immigration applications will need to be submitted with the NOC 2021 codes for eligible occupations applicable. Foreign nationals applying for immigration through Canada Express Entry, via its streams namely FSW and FST will have to give these 5-digit codes when they submit their applications.

Under the FSW (Federal Skilled Workers) stream, there are 347 occupations deemed eligible for Canada immigration.

The maximum number of applications accepted under the FST (Federal Skilled Trades) is 3,000.

The NOC 2021 Codes

For your information, here we present you the NOC 2021 codes for eligible occupations.

FSW NOC 2021 codes

NOC 2021

Occupation NOC 2021

Occupation

00010

Legislators 32101 Licensed practical nurses

00011

Senior government managers and officials 32102

Paramedical occupations

00012 Senior managers financial, communications and other business services 32201

Massage therapists

00013

Senior managers health, education, social and community services and membership organizations 32109 Other technical occupations in therapy and assessment

00014

Senior managers trade, broadcasting and other services 41200 University professors and lecturers
00015 Senior managers construction, transportation, production and utilities 40120

1 post-secondary teaching and research assistants

10010 Financial managers 41210

College and other vocational instructors

10011

Human resources managers 41220 Secondary school teachers

10012

Purchasing managers 41221 Elementary school and kindergarten teachers
10019 Other administrative services managers 41320

Educational counsellors

10020 Insurance, real estate and financial brokerage managers 41110

Judges

10021

Banking, credit and other investment managers 41101 Lawyers and Quebec notaries

10022

Advertising, marketing and public relations managers 31200 Psychologists
10029 Other business services managers 41300

Social workers

10030 Telecommunication carriers managers 41301

Therapists in counselling and related specialized therapies

70021

Postal and courier services managers 41302 Religious leaders

20010

Engineering managers 41311 Probation and parole officers
20011 Architecture and science managers 41321

Career development practitioners and career counsellors (except education)

20012 Computer and information systems managers 41400

Natural and applied science policy researchers, consultants and program officers

30010

Managers in health care 41401 Economists and economic policy researchers and analysts

40010

Government managers health and social policy development and program administration 41402 Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants
40011 Government managers economic analysis, policy development and program administration 41403

Social policy researchers, consultants and program officers

40012 Government managers education policy development and program administration 41404

Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers

40019

Other managers in public administration 41405 Education policy researchers, consultants and program officers

40020

Administrators' post-secondary education and vocational training 41406 Recreation, sports and fitness policy researchers, consultants and program officers
40021 School principals and administrators of elementary and secondary education 41407

Program officers unique to government

40030 Managers in social, community and correctional services 41409

Other professional occupations in social science

40040

Commissioned police officers and related occupations in public protection services 42200 Paralegal and related occupations

40041

Fire chiefs and senior firefighting officers 42201 Social and community service workers
40042 Commissioned officers of the Canadian Forces 42202

Early childhood educators and assistants

50010 Library, archive, museum and art gallery managers 42203

Instructors of persons with disabilities

50011

Managers publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts 43109 Other instructors

50012

Recreation, sports and fitness program and service directors 42204 Religion workers
60010 Corporate sales managers 42100

Police officers (except commissioned)

60020 Retail and wholesale trade managers 42101

Firefighters

60030

Restaurant and food service managers 44200 Primary combat members of the Canadian Armed Forces

60031

Accommodation service managers 51100 Librarians
60040 Managers in customer and personal services 51101

Conservators and curators

70010 Construction managers 51102

Archivists

70011

Home building and renovation managers 5121 Authors and writers

70012

Facility operation and maintenance managers 51110 Editors
70020 Managers in transportation 51113

Journalists

80010 Managers in natural resources production and fishing 51114

Translators, terminologists and interpreters

80020

Managers in agriculture 51120 Producers, directors, choreographers and related occupations

80021

Managers in horticulture 51121 Conductors, composers and arrangers
0823 Managers in aquaculture 51122

Musicians and singers

90010 Manufacturing managers 53120

Dancers

90011

Utilities managers 53121 Actors, comedians and circus performers

11100

Financial auditors and accountants 53122 Painters, sculptors and other visual artists
11101 Financial and investment analysts 52100

Library and public archive technicians

11103 Securities agents, investment dealers and brokers 53100

Registrars, restorers, interpreters and other occupations related to museum and art galleries

11109

Other financial officers 53110 Photographers

11200

Human resources professionals 52110 Film and video camera operators
11201 Professional occupations in business management consulting 52111

Graphic arts technicians

11202 Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations 52112

Broadcast technicians

12010

Supervisors, general office and administrative support workers 52113 Audio and video recording technicians
12011 Supervisors, finance and insurance office workers 52119

Other technical and coordinating occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting and the performing arts

12012

Supervisors, library, correspondence and related information workers 53111 Motion pictures, broadcasting, photography and performing arts assistants and operators

72025

Supervisors, mail and message distribution occupations 52114

Announcers and other broadcasters

12013 Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations

52120

Graphic designers and illustrators

13110

Administrative officers 53123 Interior designers and interior decorators

12100

Executive assistants 53123 Theatre, fashion, exhibit and other creative designers
12101 Human resources and recruitment officers 53124

Artisans and crafts persons

13101 Property administrators 53125

Pattern-makers textile, leather and fur products

12102

Procurement and purchasing agents and officers 53200 Athletes

12103

Conference and event planners 53201 Coaches
14103 Court clerks and related court services occupations 53202

Sports officials and referees

12104 Employment insurance and revenue officers 62010

Retail sales supervisors

13100

Administrative assistants 62100 Technical sales specialists wholesale trade

13111

Legal administrative assistants 62101 Retail and wholesale buyers
13112 Medical administrative assistants 63100

Insurance agents and brokers

12110 Court reporters, medical transcriptionists and related occupations 63101

Real estate agents and salespersons

12111

Health information management occupations 63102 Financial sales representatives

12112

Records management technicians 62020 Food service supervisors
12113 Statistical officers and related research support occupations 62021

Executive housekeepers

12200 Accounting technicians and bookkeepers 62022

Accommodation, travel, tourism and related services supervisors

12201

Insurance adjusters and claims examiners 62023 Customer and information services supervisors

12202

Insurance underwriters 62024 Cleaning supervisors
12203 Assessors, valuators and appraisers 62029

Other services supervisors

13200 Customs, ship and other brokers 62200

Chefs

21100

Physicists and astronomers 63200 Cooks

21101

Chemists 63201 Butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers retail and wholesale
21102 Geoscientists and oceanographers 63202

Bakers

21103 Meteorologists and climatologists 63210

Hairstylists and barbers

21109

Other professional occupations in physical sciences 63220 Shoe repairers and shoemakers

21110

Biologists and related scientists 62202 Jewellers, jewellery and watch repairers and related occupations
21111 Forestry professionals 63221

Upholsterers

21112 Agricultural representatives, consultants and specialists 62201

Funeral directors and embalmers

21300

Civil engineers 72010 Contractors and supervisors, machining, metal forming, shaping and erecting trades and related occupations

21301

Mechanical engineers 72011 Contractors and supervisors, electrical trades and telecommunications occupations
21301 Electrical and electronics engineers 72012

Contractors and supervisors, pipefitting trades

21320 Chemical engineers 72013

Contractors and supervisors, carpentry trades

21321

Industrial and manufacturing engineers 72014 Contractors and supervisors, other construction trades, installers, repairers and servicers

21322

Metallurgical and materials engineers 72100 Machinists and machining and tooling inspectors
21330 Mining engineers 72101

Tool and die makers

21331 Geological engineers 72102

Sheet metal workers

21332

Petroleum engineers 72103 Boilermakers

21390

Aerospace engineers 72104 Structural metal and platework fabricators and fitters
21311 Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers) 72105

Ironworkers

21399 Other professional engineers 72106

Welders and related machine operators

21200

Architects 72200 Electricians (except industrial and power system)

21201

Landscape architects 72201 Industrial electricians
21202 Urban and land use planners 72201

Power system electricians

21203 Land surveyors 72203

Electrical power line and cable workers

21210

Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries 72204 Telecommunications line and cable installers and repairers

21222

Information systems specialists 72205 Telecommunications equipment installation and cable television service technicians
21223 Database analysts and data administrators 72300

Plumbers

21231 Software engineers and designers 72301

Steamfitters, pipefitters and sprinkler system installers

21230

Computer systems developers and programmers 72302 Gas fitters

21233

Web designers 72310 Carpenters
22100 Chemical technologists and technicians 72311

Cabinetmakers

22101 Geological and mineral technologists and technicians 72320

Bricklayers

22110

Biological technologists and technicians 73100 Concrete finishers

22111

Agricultural and fish products inspectors 73101 Tile setters
22112 Forestry technologists and technicians 73102

Plasterers, drywall installers and finishers and lathers

22113 Conservation and fishery officers 73110

Roofers and shinglers

22114

Landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists 73111 Glaziers

22300

Civil engineering technologists and technicians 72321 Insulators
22301 Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians 73112

Painters and decorators (except interior decorators)

22302 Industrial engineering and manufacturing technologists and technicians 73113

Floor covering installers

22303

Construction estimators 72020 Contractors and supervisors, mechanic trades

22310

Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians 72021 Contractors and supervisors, heavy equipment operator crews
22311 Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment) 72022

Supervisors, printing and related occupations

22312 Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics 72023

Supervisors, railway transport operations

22313

Aircraft instrument, electrical and avionics mechanics, technicians and inspectors 72024 Supervisors, motor transport and other ground transit operators
22210 Architectural technologists and technicians 72400

Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics

22211

Industrial designers 72401 Heavy-duty equipment mechanics

22212

Drafting technologists and technicians 72402

Heating, refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics

22213 Land survey technologists and technicians 72403

Railway Carmen/women

22214

Technical occupations in geomatics and meteorology 72404 Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors

22230

Non-destructive testers and inspection technicians 72405 Machine fitters
22231 Engineering inspectors and regulatory officers 72406

Elevator constructors and mechanics

22232 Occupational health and safety specialists 72410

Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers

22233

Construction inspectors 72411 Auto body collision, refinishing and glass technicians and damage repair estimators
72600 Air pilots, flight engineers and flying instructors 72420

Oil and solid fuel heating mechanics

72601

Air traffic controllers and related occupations 72421 Appliance servicers and repairers

72602

Deck officers, water transport 72422 Electrical mechanics
72603 Engineer officers, water transport 72423

Motorcycle, all-terrain vehicle and other related mechanics

72604 Railway traffic controllers and marine traffic regulators 72429

Other small engine and small equipment repairers

22220

Computer network and web technicians 73310 Railway and yard locomotive engineers

22221

User support technicians 73311 Railway conductors and brakemen/women
22222 Information systems testing technicians 72500

Crane operators

31300 Nursing co-ordinators and supervisors 73402

Drillers and blasters surface mining, quarrying and construction

31301

Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses 72501 Water well drillers

31110

Specialists in clinical and laboratory medicine 73401 Printing press operators
31102 General practitioners and family physicians 72999

Other technical trades and related occupations

31110

Dentists 82010

Supervisors, logging and forestry

31103

Veterinarians 82020 Supervisors, mining and quarrying
31110 Optometrists 82021

Contractors and supervisors, oil and gas drilling and services

31201 Chiropractors 83100

Underground production and development miners

31302

Nurse practitioners 83101 Oil and gas well drillers, servicers, testers and related workers

31209

Other professional occupations in health diagnosing and treating 83110 Logging machinery operators
31120 Pharmacists 82030

Agricultural service contractors and farm supervisors

31121 Dietitians and nutritionists 82031

Contractors and supervisors, landscaping, grounds maintenance and horticulture services

31112

Audiologists and speech-language pathologists 83120 Fishing masters and officers

31202

Physiotherapists 83121 Fishermen/women
31203 Occupational therapists 92010

Supervisors, mineral and metal processing

31204 Kinesiologists and other professional occupations in therapy and assessment 92011

Supervisors, petroleum, gas and chemical processing and utilities

32120

Medical laboratory technologists 92012 Supervisors, food and beverage processing

33101

Medical laboratory assistants and related technical occupations 92013 Supervisors, plastic and rubber products manufacturing
32104 Animal health technologists and veterinary technicians 92014

Supervisors, forest products processing

32103 Respiratory therapists, clinical perfusionists and cardiopulmonary technologists 92015

Supervisors, textile, fabric, fur and leather products processing and manufacturing

32121

Medical radiation technologists 92020 Supervisors, motor vehicle assembling

32122

Medical sonographers 92021 Supervisors, electronics and electrical products manufacturing
32123 Cardiology technologists and electrophysiological diagnostic technologists 92022

Supervisors, furniture and fixtures manufacturing

32129 Other medical technologists and technicians 92023

Supervisors, other mechanical and metal products manufacturing

32110

Denturists 92024 Supervisors, other products manufacturing and assembly
32111 Dental hygienists and dental therapists 93100

Central control and process operators, mineral and metal processing

32112

Dental technologists and technicians 93101 Central control and process operators, petroleum, gas and chemical processing

32100

Opticians 93102 Pulping, papermaking and coating control operators
32200 Traditional Chinese medicine practitioners and acupuncturists 92100

Power engineers and power systems operators

32209 Other practitioners of natural healing 92101

Water and waste treatment plant operators

Also read: Do you know what the switch from NOC to TEER category system is about?

NOC 2021 for FST

Check out the new NOC 2021 codes applicable to those trades where IRCC accepts applications for either up to 100 or until the whole limit of 3,000 applications is achieved.

NOC 2021

Occupation

72011

Contractors and supervisors, electrical trades and telecommunications occupations
72013

Contractors and supervisors, carpentry trades

72014

Contractors and supervisors, other construction trades, installers, repairers and services

72310

Carpenters

72020

Contractors and supervisors, mechanic trades
72021

Contractors and supervisors, heavy equipment operator crews

82010

Supervisors, logging and forestry

82020

Supervisors, mining and quarrying

82021

Contractors and supervisors, oil and gas drilling services
83110

Logging machinery operators

82030

Agricultural service contractors and farm supervisors

92010

Supervisors, mineral and metal processing
92011

Supervisors, petroleum, gas and chemical processing and utilities

92013

Supervisors, plastic and rubber products manufacturing
93100

Central control and process operators, mineral and metal processing

92100

Power engineers and power systems operators
92101

Water and waste treatment plant operators

Also read: Canada immigration scene to embrace new changes in NOC system

Check out the new NOC 2021 codes applicable to those trades where IRCC accepts applications until the total limit for the class reaches 3,000 and no sub-cap is applied:

NOC 2021

Occupation

72100

Machinists and machining and tooling inspectors
72102

Sheet metal workers

72104

Structural metal and plate work fabricators and fitters

72105

Ironworkers

72106

Welders and related machine operators
72200

Electricians (except industrial and power system)

72201

Industrial electricians

72202

Power system electricians

72203

Electrical power line and cable workers
72204

Telecommunications line and cable installers and repairers

72205

Telecommunications equipment installation and cable television service technicians

72300

Plumbers

72301

Steamfitters, pipefitters and sprinkler system installers
72302

Gas fitters

72400

Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics

72401

Heavy-duty equipment mechanics

72402

Refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics
72403

Railway carmen/women

72404

Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors

72406

Elevator constructors and mechanics

72500

Crane operators
72402

Drillers and blasters – surface, mining, quarrying and construction

72501

Water well drillers

83100

Underground production and development miners

83101

Oil and gas well drillers, servicers, testers and related workers

93101

Central control and process operators, petroleum, gas and chemical processing

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Besides the above categories, IRCC has also given an additional 16 occupations eligibility for economic immigration to Canada. The programs under which these occupations will fall is yet to be decided.

NOC 2021

Occupation

13102

Payroll administrators
33100

Dental assistants and dental laboratory assistants

33102

Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates

33103

Pharmacy technical assistants and pharmacy assistants

43100

Elementary and secondary school teacher assistants
43200

Sheriffs and bailiffs

43201

Correctional service officers

43202

By-law enforcement and other regulatory officers

63211

Estheticians, electrologists and related occupations
73200

Residential and commercial installers and servicers

73202

Pest controllers and fumigators

73209

Other repairers and servicers

73300

Transport truck drivers
73301

Bus drivers, subway operators and other transit operators

73400

Heavy equipment operators

93200

Aircraft assemblers and aircraft assembly inspectors

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