Canada Express Entry Program Eligibility

Canada Express Entry Program Eligibility 

Express Entry Canada is the fastest way by which skilled professionals across the world wishing to move to Canada to become Permanent residents in a few months. Set-up as one of the most popular immigration systems internationally, it was introduced in 2015 and since then it has become the main driver of economic immigration to Canada. It is managed by IRCC, also known as Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, which deals with applications obtained via federal immigration programs of Canada.

How to apply for Canada Express Entry Program?

At first, the candidates should obtain an ECS or Educational Credential Assessment from one of the respective Assessing Authorities. Then, an applicant should choose an Occupation as per the National Occupation Classification list as well as skill level such as B, A, O, etc. Then candidates submit their Express Entry Profile and ranked as per the points system. Candidates with highest rankings are then welcomed by the CIC or Citizenship and Immigration Canada to apply for permanent residency. When applied, candidates’ applications are scored as per the program’s point-based Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS). Most of the applications obtained are processed within six months. Apart from this, candidates should also register with Job Bank via Job Match Account and search for work. This procedure enhances the chances of the candidate planning to build a successful career in Canada.

The Express Entry points are based on the below-mentioned parameters:
  • The education and qualification of the candidate
  • The work experience and skills of the candidate
  • The age of the candidate
  • Proficiency in English language or French
  • The spouse’s education, work experience, English language proficiency and other adaptability points
Selection criteria for PR under Express Entry
  • To assess the eligibility of the immigrants, they require creating an online profile giving all their credentials.
  • After the candidate’s profile is accepted in the program, the profile of the candidate is entered into a pool with other candidates to participate in the draw rounds.
  •  Then top applicants are chosen from the draws under Express Entry. Post this; they obtain an ITA or Invitation to Apply for Canadian permanent residency.
Candidates are considered on the following categories under Express Entry
  • Federal Skilled Worker
  • Canadian Experience Class
  • Federal Skilled Trades
Canada PR Visa Eligibility

To be selected under the FSW or Federal Skilled Worker Program, applicants who have sufficient work experience and language proficiency must gather a minimum of 67 points on the skilled worker selection grid, which assigns points for language, education, age, work experience, and adaptability.

The Government of Canada has decided to accept 300,000 permanent residents. Immigration Canada and Citizenship intends to grant 1, 72,500 applicants underneath economic class immigration programs for instance Quebec Skilled Worker, different Canadian Provincial Nominee Programs, and Canada Express Entry.

If you need any visa assistance to apply under any of the immigration program please talk to one of our Immigration professionals at KAN Visa Direction. You can call us at +91-11 – 41614300/46628805, 9999763388 and alternatively you can also mail us your query to info@visadirection.com

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