Participate in the National Occupational Classification’s consultations


Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) and Statistics Canada invite you to provide comments on the National Occupational Classification (NOC).

You can still provide comments on the NOC 2016 but they may not be analyzed during this round of revision.


The comments received will be used to support occupational research and to update the NOC.

Who can participate

This consultation targets:

How to participate

Participants are invited to complete the response form and follow the guidelines provided. Note: Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to open the form. It is available for free download from the Adobe web site.

The response form must be sent by email to the following address:

Consultation period

The consultation period is currently closed.

Treatment of comments

A team of representatives from ESDC and Statistics Canada will analyze the comments received. Departments reserve the right to use independent consultants or government employees, if deemed necessary, to assess comments.

If deemed appropriate, departments will contact respondents to ask additional questions or clarification.

Official languages

Comments may be written in either of Canada's official languages, English or French.


Personal information collected during this consultation will be protected under the Privacy Act.


We thank all participants for their continued interest and participation in the various consultation processes.


Enquiries about this consultation process can be forwarded to the following address:

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