Immigration

eXPRESS ENTRY

Express Entry is an online Immigration application system. It allows aspiring applicants to submit their profile online to be considered under different streams of Immigration which are:

  1. Federal Skilled Worker Program
  2. Federal Skilled Trades Program
  3. Canadian Experience Class Program 

It provides a pathway to permanent residence for skilled workers in Canada or overseas. 

How Express Entry works: 
Step 1:
Create your profile

After creating your profile, your profile will be added in the pool. 

 

Step 2: Invitation to Apply.

If your profile is selected, you will receive a Invitation to Apply (ITA). Once you receive ITA, you may apply for Permanent Residence online.

 

Immigration programs

FEDERAL SKILLED WORKER PROGRAM

Below are few basic requirements to be eligible to apply under Federal Skilled Worker Program:

  • meet the required language levels for each language ability (Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking)
  • Canadian post secondary education and Edcuational Credential Assessment (ECA) for education completed outside Canada.
  • skilled work experience

If you meet all the minimum requirements, then your application is assessed based on the below selection factors: 

1. age
2. English and/or French language skills
3. education
4. work experience 
5. valid job offer, if available
6. adaptability

FEDERAL SKILLED TRADES PROGRAM

Below are a few basic requirements to qualify under this category:

  • meet the required language levels for each language ability (Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking),
  • have at least 2 years of work experience in a skilled trade (conditions apply)
  • meet the job requirements for that skilled trade,
  • have a valid job offer or certificate of qualification (conditions apply)

PROVINCIAL NOMINATION PROGRAM

Each province and territory has its own program that target certain groups and have its own requirements for each program. The Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) is for workers:

  • whose skills, education and work experience will contribute towards the economy of a specific province or territory,
  • who intents to live in the province/territory, 
  • who wants to become a Permanent Resident of Canada

CANADIAN EXPERIENCE CLASS

Below are few basic requirements to be eligible to apply under Canadian Experience Class:

  • meet the required language levels for each language ability (Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking),
  • have at least 1 year of skilled work experience in Canada (conditions and exceptions applies),
  • Must plan to live outside the province of Quebec