Express entry is the new selection for Canadian immigration, designed to select skilled workers for immigration to Canada.
Also express entry, strives to make immigration process simpler and quicker for candidates
Express entry is a completely electronic process involving the federal government, provincial government, and Canadian employers.
Applicants submit online profile to the express entry pool. Canadian employers and provincial government across Canada access the best candidates who are invited by the federal government to apply for Canadian permanent residence.
Candidates in the express entry pool are ranked according to the comprehensive ranking system, which ranks candidates under the following components:
There are a total of 1,200 points available under the comprehensive ranking system.
In addition, federal skilled workers (professional)applicant must attain at least 67 points based on citizenship and immigration canada’s (CIC) immigration selection factors.
The government of Canada selects candidates from the express entry according to their ranking. accordingly, it is in a candidate’s best interest to strive to improve his or her ranking in order to maximize his or her chances of receiving an invitation to apply for permanent residence.
Express entry is not an immigration program in itself, but rather a system used by citizenship and immigration Canada (CIC) to select candidates for immigration to Canada using the following immigration programs:
|For Candidates:||For Employers:|
|Immigration to Canada in approximately 6-months||Select pre-screened skilled immigrants|
|Secure Canadian employment||No government fees|
|A job offer is a significant benefit, but not required||Fast processing|
To be granted permanent residence under the Canada immigration PR federal skilled visa category, applicant should prove that they have at least one years continuous employment in the past in one of the skilled type O (managerial occupations) or skilled level A (professional occupations) or aB(technical occupation and skilled trades)on the Canadian national occupational classification list.
The PR visa now a granted in 6-12 months instead of the previous 3+years.
The applicant must attain a minimum mark 67.applicant are assessed on six main factors including age, education, work experience, language ability arranged employment and adaptability.
|Language skill(English or French)||28|
|Arranged employment in Canada||10|
To be eligible to apply for the Canada immigration PR federal skilled worker visa, the applicant
In additional to fulfilling eligibility and points requirement, applicant must show that they have sufficient settlement funds to support themselves and their dependants after arrival in Canada. Applicant and their dependant must also undergo medical examinations and security clearances as part of the Canadian immigration application process.
Candidates eligible to immigrate to canada under a federal economic immigration program. By completing the Canada visa assessment form, you will be able to determine whether or not you are eligible to the enter the express entry pool. our team will review your completed form and quickly let you know whether or not you may be eligible.
Eligible candidates if applying for Canadian permanent residence need to go with 3 easy steps.
Prospective applicant need to start the processing of getting an ECA. if they are planning to submit a foreign educational credential.
Candidates for Canadian permanent residence who are eligible for one of the federal economic immigration program make and expression of interest in immigrating to Canada by creating an online profile. They provide information about the skills, work experience, language ability, education and other personal information
Candidates who meet the criteria of one of the aforementioned federal economic immigration program are placed in a pool of candidates who are and according to comprehensive ranking system. If a candidates doesn’t already have a valid job offer from a Canadian employer or a provincial nomination ,he or she must register with canada’s job bank
It is important that information provided is accurate, as providing false information could disqualify an applicant from re-entering the pool for a number of years.
The government of Canada and provincial government, as well as employer, are able to select new immigrants from express entry pool. The highest-ranked candidates (i.e candidates consider to have the best chance for economic success in Canada.)and those with a valid ob offers or provincial nominations ,will then be invited to apply for Canadian permanent residence. if a candidates is selected ,he or she receives an invitation to apply for permanent residence in Canada .he or she will then have 60 days to submit an electronic applicant for permanent residence.CIC aims to process applications with six months of the date of submission. candidates must ensure that they necessary forms and submit all supporting documents within this time frame .on completion of the process, successful candidates and their dependents (spouse and children )will land in Canada as permanent resident.
In additional to scoring at least 67 points and having experience in one of the skill type O (managerial occupations) or skill level a (professional occupation) or B (technical occupation and skilled traders) on the Canadian national occupational classification list.
|No. of Family Members||Funds Required (In Canadian Dollars)|
|7 or more||$31,574|
The application fee for principal applicant and their dependents given are below:
|Educational Credential Assessment(ECA)||CAD 23-800|
|Application Processing Fee||Canadian Dollar ($)|
|Principal applicant||CAD 550|
|Each family member age 22 or above||CAD 550|
|Each family members under age 22 who is married or in a lawful relationship||CAD 550|
|Each family members under age 22 is unmarried and not in a common law relationship||CAD 150|
|Right of Permanent Residence Fee|
|Principal applicant||CAD 490|
|A family members of the applicant who is 22 years of age and is a spouse or a common law partner||CAD 490|
|Dependent children are exempt from paying the right of permanent residence fee||N/A|
Applications made under the Canada immigration Canada PR federal skilled worker category found not eligible according to the specified criteria, will be informed of the decision. the processing fee may or may not be refunded, as per the discretion of the immigration officer.
The right of permanent fee should be paid if the application to immigrate as a skilled worker if approved. The must be paid before citizenship and immigration Canada issues the permanent resident visa fee is refundable if the applicant choose the application or if he/she choose not to use the visa.