Skilled Workers Express Entry Program

Opportunity for Skilled Professionals to Get Canadian Citizenship

Overview of Skilled Workers Express Entry Program

How to Immigrate

Skilled Worker Express Entry program- Canada Express Entry is a viable immigration process, managed by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) for professional who want to immigrate to Canada. It is a competitive system which is based on points the applicant scores and are ranked and invited accordingly.* The more the applicants score is, the higher are the chances of selection. The usual time frame for selection from Canada Immigration Express Entry Program ranges between 6 to 12 months, or lesser depending on the rank and the authority decision.

 

FAQs

It is an ideal program for the skilled workers with foreign work experience who wants  to immigrate to Canada permanently.

There are some minimum requirements which need to be met in order to be eligible for this program.   The minimum requirements pertains  to skilled work experience, language ability and education.   

One must meet all the requirements to be eligible for this program. The application is assessed based on the age, education, work experience, whether you have a valid job offer, language skills on English and French and adaptability which means how well you’re likely to settle in Canada. Following factors are a part of 100 point grid which is used to access your eligibility.

The minimum point’s requirement is 67.

By skilled work experience we mean that you’ve worked in 1 of these National Occupational Classification (NOC) job groups: Managerial jobs, Professional jobs and Technical jobs and skilled trades.  One must be able to show that one has performed the duties which are set out in the lead statement of the occupational description in the NOC.

By skilled work experience we mean that it must be in the same type of job which you want to use for your immigration purposes. It has to be within last ten years, only the experience where you have been paid for your work will be counted. Experience as a volunteer or internship won’t be counted.  

One can take approved tests in English or French for: writing, reading, listening or speaking. A minimum score of Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) is 7 in all 4 abilities makes you eligible. The language tests results must be valid for 2 years after the date of the test result. They must be valid on the day you apply for permanent residence.

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