EXPRESS ENTRY

Is an online system that Immigration Canada implemented to fast-track the Permanent Resident application process for skilled workers. The electronic process allows for quicker processing times, averaging around six minutes.

There are three immigration programs under Express Entry, and each has different requirements. To be eligible to apply under Express Entry, you must meet one of the Express Entry programs’ eligibility requirements.

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If you have a high level of education and significant work experience and want to become a Permanent Resident of Canada, you can apply under the Federal Skilled Worker stream. The criterion for immigration is based upon a point system and the current pass mark is 67 points.

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Minimum Requirements

In addition to the 67 pass mark you need to meet these minimum requirements:

  • 1 year of continuous full-time paid work experience listed in the NOC code O, A or B within the last 10 years.
  • Meet the minimum language score of CLB 7 on the Canadian Language Benchmark.
  • Proof of education through an educational credential assessment.
  • Have settlement funds to support you and your family for six months after arrival in Canada.

Limitations

  • Seasonal work does not count as a valid job offer
  • Settlement funds must be free of debt

Advantages

  • Spouses or common-law partners and dependent children can also receive Permanent Residence (PR) as accompanying dependents.
  • High quality of life with a competitive salary and social benefits.
  • Free Healthcare and Primary and Secondary Education.
  • World-class universities and Colleges at an affordable cost.

If you have worked or studied in Canada or are currently working or studying in the country, you may qualify for the Canadian Experience Class to become a Permanent Resident (PR) of Canada.

Minimum Requirements

  • One year of full-time skilled work experience in Canada in the past three years.
  • Job experience must be listed in the NOC code O, A or B
  • Meet the minimum language score on the Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB), depending on the job level.
  • Plan to live and work outside the province of Quebec.

Limitations

  • Self Employed or work experience gained while being a full-time student does not count.
  • Work experience must be gained through a proper authorization.

Advantages

  • If you are currently working in Canada, you do not have to leave the country while your process is taking place.
  • For students with Canadian work experience, this is the fastest and simplest path to achieve Permanent Resident status.
  • Spouses, or common-law partners and dependent children can also receive Permanent Residents (PR) as accompanying dependents.
  • High quality of life with a competitive salary and social benefits.
  • Free Healthcare and Primary and Secondary Education.
  • World-class universities and Colleges at an affordable cost.

Experienced Skilled Trades individuals are in high demand in Canada. An increasing number of people are applying under the Federal Skill Trades (FTW) stream. The Federal Skill Trades Program is for people who want to become Permanent Residents in Canada on being qualified in a skilled trade.

The Federal Skills Trade Program is for workers in the following occupations:

  1. Industrial, electrical and construction trades.
  2. Maintenance and equipment operation trades
  3. Supervisors and technical occupations in natural resources, agriculture, and related production.
  4. Processing, manufacturing, and utility supervisors
  5. Chefs and cooks
  6. Butchers and bakers

Minimum Requirements

  • Have an offer of employment OR a certificate of qualification from a provincial or territorial body.
  • Two years of full-time paid work experience in an eligible skilled trade in the past 5 years.
  • Plan to live outside the province of Quebec
  • Meets the minimum language requirements of CLB 5 for speaking and listening and CLB 4 for reading and writing
  • Be eligible to immigrate to Canada

Limitations

  • Only Canadian provinces can issue a certificate of qualification
  • Each province and territory have its own certification process.

Advantages

  • You may work for up to two different employers
  • Spouses, or common-law partners and dependent children can also receive Permanent Residents (PR) as accompanying dependents.
  • High quality of life with a competitive salary and social benefits.
  • Free Healthcare and Primary and Secondary Education.
  • World-class universities and Colleges at an affordable cost.

If you are eligible for one of the Express Entry programs and have all the required documents. We help you to submit an Express Entry application. You will then be accepted into the pool of candidates and ranked using a point system called the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS). Periodically a certain number of the highest-ranked (CRS Score) applicants will be invited to apply (ITA). We will have 60 days to submit your application with ALL necessary accompanying documents. It will take approximately six months for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to complete your application.

The wait can be the most nerve-wracking part. All you can do is to be patient through the various status changes. We will respond to all IRCC requests and keep you informed every step of the way. The best thing to do while you wait is to start preparing for your move.

Fill out our free assessment to get started and see if you qualify for any of the programs.