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Express Entry was designed to be fast: the vast majority of all applications submitted through Express Entry are processed in less than six months! There is no faster pathway to become a permanent resident in Canada. Note that during the COVID-19 pandemic, processing times have been delayed.

What is an Express Entry Program?

  • Express Entry Program is the popular immigration system that offers Canadian Permanent residency. It allows the candidate to submit the profile and get considered as a skilled immigrant. Express Entry was introduced in 2015, with the goal of improving Canada’s ability to select immigrants who have a strong ability to integrate into the Canadian workforce.
  • Express Entry is a competitive system, ranking all interested candidates based on their personal profiles and only inviting certain candidates to submit applications. Eligible Candidates are ranked according to the comprehensive Ranking System which is based on the candidate’s age, education, work experience, language skills, and other factors too.
  • Express Entry is Canada’s main system for managing immigration applications for skilled workers. Express Entry is not an immigration program, but rather is the system used to process applications for three distinct immigration programs in Canada, each targeting a different type of skilled worker.

Express Entry Programs

  • There are three programs aligned with the Express Entry system. Each program is designed for a different type of worker:

Eligibility for Express Entry

  • Following are the general eligibility criteria to apply to Express Entry as a skilled worker:
    •  Have at least 3 years of skilled work experience in a skilled occupation.
    • Must qualify for an approved language test with a minimum Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) seven in either English or French.
    • Must have finished post-secondary education assessed under Canadian standards with an Education Credential Assessment.
    • Candidates must be under 30 years.
    Other factors that can boost your CSR score includes:
    • Higher language proficiency in English and/or in French.
    • A Master’s degree or Ph.D. education
    • Canadian work or educational experience
    • Siblings currently residing in Canada
    • Employment offer from a Canadian Company
    •  Nomination from Provincial Nominee Program

Documents you need for Express Entry

The required documents can be confusing, and getting the right documents the first time can save you a lot of hassle. Read this carefully, so you can keep your process as seamless as possible.

There are three main documents you need to create your Express Entry profile:

Processing time and fees

  • Express Entry profile is valid only for a year. After receiving an invitation to apply (ITA), within 6 months their PR applications will be processed. If a candidate does not receive an ITA within one year of creating a profile, can resubmit their profile if they are still eligible.
  • Express entry profile submission is free of charge. But, candidates could possibly incur some costs before submitting an Express Entry profile. For example Language exams, Education credential Assessment, Document translation to French or English, Hiring an immigration profile.
  • After receiving ITA, candidates might have to incur some government fees and other costs such as medical examination, police background check, biometric fees, and fees to process PR applications which is $1325 for principal applicant, $1325 for spouse and $225 for dependent children.

Step-by-Step Express Entry Application Guide

Journey2Canada can help to guide you through the process. From creating your profile to advising and guiding you in gathering documents to make your application successful.  we’ll be there every step of the way. With our help, you can transition into thee Canadian lifestyle smoothly.

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Step 1 – Get your documents

In order to create your Express Entry profile, you need to gather a few documents. Generally, Express Entry candidates will require the following documents:

  • Identification Documents
  • English Language Test
  • Education Credential Assessment

Step 2 – Create your Express Entry profile

With your documents ready, you can now create your Express Entry profile. You can do this using the online portal for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Once your profile is submitted and it is determined that you are eligible, you will enter the Express Entry pool of candidates. Within 24 hours of submitting your profile, you will be assigned your score in the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS).

Step 3 – Improve your CRS score until you receive an invitation

Approximately every two weeks, IRCC issues a round of invitations to those in the Express Entry pool with the highest CRS scores. Sometimes draws will also be restricted to certain programs — like only inviting those from the Canadian Experience Class (CEC). If you have a high CRS score to begin with, you may receive an invitation quickly. However, if your CRS score is below the competitive threshold for receiving an invitation, you can take action to improve your score.

Step 4 – Submit your application for permanent residence

Once you receive your ITA, you have 60 days to submit your application for permanent residence. This application includes extensive personal information, plus documentation to support the information in your profile.

IRCC will request documents that are specific to your situation, so every person’s requirements are different. But, you can expect to submit work reference letters, medical exam results, police background checks, and more.

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You will be assigned an RCIC (Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant).

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The Fastest growing PR Program is: Provincial Nominee Program

With growing popularity, nearly 250,000 people are expected to get Canadian Permanent residence via Provincial Nominee Programs in the upcoming years. 

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You can sponsor a family member to come and live with you in Canada

Moving abroad and staying away from your family is not so easy. Canada aims to invite almost 80,000 new immigrants via its spousal, partner, and children category.