Skilled workers with relevant work experience or in-demand skills can immigrate to Canada through an Express Entry program such as the Federal Skilled Worker, Federal Skilled Trades, Canadian Experience Class or the Provincial Nominee Program.
The entire Express Entry process, from filling out the application to becoming a PR, can take as little as six months, making it the fastest pathway!
Most individuals coming to Canada under Express Entry obtain job offers and secure employment before arriving in Canada. With relevant Canadian work experience, you’ll have more work opportunities!
As a landed PR, you’ll enjoy various local benefits including reduced housing costs, affordable tuition fees, universal healthcare and retirement payments!
Increase your Express Entry points by studying at a higher level, gaining relevant work experience, retaking language tests or by studying and working in Canada.
This program is for individuals with foreign work experience in a managerial, professional, technical or skilled profession and are looking to move to Canada permanently.
If you’re a skilled worker with experience in a skilled trade such as maintenance, manufacturing and cooking, then this program may be for you.
The CEC is for skilled workers who have gained Canadian work experience under temporary resident status with authorization to work and now want to become permanent residents.
These programs vary by province and are often used to fill local in-demand jobs. In many cases, accepting a provincial nomination will increase your Express Entry points by 600.
The Temporary Resident (TR) to Permanent Resident (PR) pathway includes limited-time programs for certain temporary residents currently working in Canada. The streams are for english-speaking and french-speaking international graduates, health-care workers, and essential-non-healthcare workers. The programs for international graduates have filled up and are now closed.
Check your immigration eligibility with the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) by providing some simple information, including: age, education, language and work experience.
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Express Entry provides a pathway to permanent residency for skilled workers in Canada or overseas. For both foreign and Canadian skilled workers, Express Entry will result in fast processing times of six months or less.
The Express Entry system chooses individuals based on their skills and ability to contribute to Canada’s economy. The system manages applications for three economic immigration programs: Federal Skilled Worker Program, Federal Skilled Trades Program and CanadianExperience Class. Provinces and territories can also recruit candidates from the Express Entry pool through the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) to meet local labour market needs.
There are various methods to increase your CRS score. You can retake your language test, apply through a provincial nominee program, complete another educational program, or try to get a Canadian job offer.
Each province will have information on job projections on their website.