The Government of Canada introduced its Express Entry immigration system on 1st January 2015 that includes the Federal skilled worker program (FSWP) under the economic class. In the Express Entry system, the federal skilled workers with 347 eligible occupations that meet the eligible criteria of express entry, they can submit their expression of Interest in the Express Entry pool. The profile of candidates under the express entry pool will be ranked according to comprehensive ranking system (CRS). The candidates with the highest CRS score will have better chances to get an invitation to apply for Canada permanent residency. After receiving an ITA (invitation to apply), eligible candidates have to submit their full application within 60 days.Federal Skilled Workers are persons with suitable education, work experience, age and language abilities under one of Canada's official languages and who are selected under the Express Entry Immigration system to apply for permanent residence.
The Canadian immigration of skilled workers or professionals is based on the high demand professions recognized by the Canadian government. Citizenship and Immigration Canada has issued an updated list of professions in which Canada has the shortage of professionals.Check Your Eligibility
The list of high demand for Canadian Immigration under Federal Skilled Worker class following Download Demand List PDF
|1||0112||Human resources managers|
|3||0114||Other administrative services managers|
|4||0122||Banking, credit and other investment managers|
|5||0631||Restaurant and food service managers|
|7||0714||Facility operation and maintenance managers|
|10||1111||Financial auditors and accountants|
|11||1112||Financial and investment analysts|
|12||1114||Other financial officers|
|14||1223||Human resources and recruitment officers|
|15||1225||Purchasing agents and officers|
|19||2171||Information systems analysts and consultants|
|20||2172||Database analysts and data administrators|
|21||2173||Software engineers and designers|
|22||2174||Computer programmers and interactive media developers|
|23||2175||Web designers and developers|
|24||2281||Computer network technicians|
|25||2282||User support technicians|
|26||0422||School principals and administrators of elementary and secondary education|
|27||0423||Managers in social, community and correctional services|
|28||0431||Commissioned police officers|
|29||0432||Fire chiefs and senior firefighting officers|
|30||0433||Commissioned officers of the Canadian Forces|
|31||0511||Library, archive, museum and art gallery managers|
|32||0512||Managers - publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts|
|33||0513||Recreation, sports and fitness program and service directors|
|34||0601||Corporate sales managers|
|35||0621||Retail and wholesale trade managers|
|36||0015||Senior managers - trade, broadcasting and other services, n.e.c.|
|37||0632||Accommodation service managers|
|38||0651||Managers in customer and personal services, n.e.c.|
|40||0712||Home building and renovation managers|
Canada's Express Entry is a simple and step-by-step procedure that involves:
All skilled applicants who are planning to permanently settle in Canada through Express Entry must have a good profile as Express Entry program is a point-based immigration system allowing foreign skilled workers to settle in the country and contribute towards the growing economy. It is a two-stage process where the first stage is the Federal Skilled Worker Program that requires at least 67 points out of 100 on Canada Point Assessment Grid. In the second stage, your points are required to obtain ITA from IRCC. The points are calculated out of 1200. The highest ranking applicant is invited to apply to Canada PR.
IELTS language test is the mandatory factor and the immigration department wants the applicant to pass the minimum benchmark of IELTS as the government wants to make sure that your language ability is up to the standard level and you are able to express yourself in Canada.
As per Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada, the applicant needs to obtain a minimum CLB 7(Canadian Language Benchmark) in the English language proficiency test. The CLB 7 is achieved by securing IELTS 6 bands in each module of reading, writing, listening and speaking. Well, the higher are your language score the better you will get language factor points.
Choosing the best way to enter Canada is solely dependent on the applicant’s personal choice and visa eligibility chances in which you are willing to apply. In order to decide the better way for you to apply for Canada PR, we need to know your eligibility chances first.
It is suggested to contact the experienced Aptech Global visa experts who can guide you in a step by step manner for deciding the best way to enter Canada. Well, both Express Entry and PNP are good immigration pathways to apply for Canada Permanent Resident Visa. Under Express Entry, you get direct ITA from the Canadian Government and through PNPs a particular province in which you are eligible gives you the provincial nomination.
Contact the visa experts of Aptech Global to decide your ultimate immigration pathway for Canada PR
It totally depends on individual choice whether to hire a consultant or not for immigration. If you are confident enough of self-arranging all the relevant documentation, are aware of the Canada PR process then in such a case you may apply on your own for Canada PR Express Entry.
However, hiring a visa and immigration consultant to make things easy and simple for you because they know the complete and accurate Canada PR process along with minute details and documentation required to submit with the visa application. There are many migrants who have lost their Canada PR chances due to incorrect or incomplete submission of documents, applying under wrong visa category or inefficiency to provide settlement fund proofs etc.
Thus, it is suggested to hire a good and reputed consultant who can help you with applying for Canada PR programs in a proper and systematic manner.
The Express Entry process is the most popular visa and immigration pathway for the Canadian Permanent Residence. It has the fastest PR processing time. The general PR processing time for Express Entry is merely 6 months provided you have CRS score depending upon the current requirement of the Canadian government. The draw is generally conducted twice a month where the highest ranking applicant is invited to apply.
A lot of factors are responsible to constitute the overall Canada PR processing time for Express Entry.
Half of the battle is solved when you have received ITA for Express Entry and now you have to go through different document checks and verifications. You will get 60 days to submit your visa application along with supporting documents.
It is advised to fill and submit your application well-in-advance as last-minute hurries may lead to non-good visa experience and if you submit applications on the last minute there are chances of facing server error due to extreme load on the last date of submission.
Get to know the documentation part by connecting with our visa and immigration experts of Aptech Global.