Express Entry to Canada

Express Entry is an immigration system that selects qualified workers for Canada under the Federal Economic Programs.

The candidates present a profile online to the Express Entry Pool. Canadian employers and provincial governments throughout Canada access the best candidates that are invited by the Federal Government to apply for Canadian permanent residency.

Express Entry

What are the characteristics of Express Entry?

  • Immigrate to Canada in approximately 6 months once they have been selected.
  • Assure employment in Canada.
  • A job offer is a significant benefit, but is not necessary.
  • Select qualified pre-evaluated immigrants.
  • There are no government tariffs.
  • Express processing.

Express Entry is a simplified, express and efficient immigration selection system that offers Canadian permanent residency to qualified workers that fulfill the requirements. It is applied to the following economic class programs:

  • Canadian Federal Experience Class Qualified Worker Program.
  • Canadian Federal Province Nominated Qualified Professions Program of the Canadian Federal Experience Class Qualified Worker Program.
  • Federal Province Nominated Qualified Professions Program.
  • Professionals with a minimum experience of one year.

How can you apply for Express Entry?

Step 1: Create an online profile

The candidates for permanent residency through 347 professions (including Management and financial services; Engineering, Technology and Information Sciences; Health Professions; Specialized worker) that fulfill the minimum entry requirements, can present a profile where they state interest in the Express Entry Pool. The qualifications include, age, education, mastery of the language, work experience and other factors.

The profiles of the candidates are classified in a pool under the Complete Classification System that measures their human capital contribution to Canada.

The candidates without a job offer or provincial nomination should also present a work profile to the Canadian Labor Bank.

Step 2: Receive an invitation to apply for permanent residency

Canadian employers that are unable to contract Canadians are encouraged to provide a job offer to the candidate of their choice in the Express Entry Pool. The candidates with job offers or provincial nomination receive the highest grade (600 points).

The candidates profile will be evaluated against the other candidates in the pool. The candidates with the highest points from those a) that have a job offer from a Canadian employer b) have a provincial nomination and c) without a job offer, will be considered for an invitation to apply for Canadian permanent residency. The candidates that receive an invitation should present a completed application within 60 days. The invitations will be issued during periodic drawings throughout the year.

The successful candidates will be processed and their accompanying dependents within approximately 6 months.

How can you apply for Express Entry?

Step 1: Create an online profile

The candidates for permanent residency through 347 professions (including Management and financial services; Engineering, Technology and Information Sciences; Health Professions; Specialized worker) that fulfill the minimum entry requirements, can present a profile where they state interest in the Express Entry Pool. The qualifications include, age, education, mastery of the language, work experience and other factors.

The profiles of the candidates are classified in a pool under the Complete Classification System that measures their human capital contribution to Canada.

The candidates without a job offer or provincial nomination should also present a work profile to the Canadian Labor Bank.

Step 2: Receive an invitation to apply for permanent residency

Canadian employers that are unable to contract Canadians are encouraged to provide a job offer to the candidate of their choice in the Express Entry Pool. The candidates with job offers or provincial nomination receive the highest grade (600 points).

The candidates profile will be evaluated against the other candidates in the pool. The candidates with the highest points from those a) that have a job offer from a Canadian employer b) have a provincial nomination and c) without a job offer, will be considered for an invitation to apply for Canadian permanent residency. The candidates that receive an invitation should present a completed application within 60 days. The invitations will be issued during periodic drawings throughout the year.

The successful candidates will be processed and their accompanying dependents within approximately 6 months.

How can you apply for Express Entry?

Step 1: Create an online profile

The candidates for permanent residency through 347 professions (including Management and financial services; Engineering, Technology and Information Sciences; Health Professions; Specialized worker) that fulfill the minimum entry requirements, can present a profile where they state interest in the Express Entry Pool. The qualifications include, age, education, mastery of the language, work experience and other factors.

The profiles of the candidates are classified in a pool under the Complete Classification System that measures their human capital contribution to Canada.

The candidates without a job offer or provincial nomination should also present a work profile to the Canadian Labor Bank.

Step 2: Receive an invitation to apply for permanent residency

Canadian employers that are unable to contract Canadians are encouraged to provide a job offer to the candidate of their choice in the Express Entry Pool. The candidates with job offers or provincial nomination receive the highest grade (600 points).

The candidates profile will be evaluated against the other candidates in the pool. The candidates with the highest points from those a) that have a job offer from a Canadian employer b) have a provincial nomination and c) without a job offer, will be considered for an invitation to apply for Canadian permanent residency. The candidates that receive an invitation should present a completed application within 60 days. The invitations will be issued during periodic drawings throughout the year.

The successful candidates will be processed and their accompanying dependents within approximately 6 months.

What happens if you do not receive an invitation to apply for permanent residency?

The candidates’ profile will remain in the Express Entry Pool during 12 months. After that, the candidates that fulfill the minimum criteria can present a new profile.

How can you increase your possibilities of having success?

The work recruiting and the personal search consulting assistance are key factors for all the candidates that wish to immigrate to Canada under the Canadian Express Entry immigration system.

How can we help?

  • Strategically preparing the application to obtain the highest Complete Classification Points in the Express Entry Pool.
  • Efficiently preparing and presenting you work profile to the Canadian Labor Bank.
  • Providing each candidate with a self-directed online and off the network job search. This includes extensive and complete databases that cover a minimum of 390 potential employers in your field in Canada.

Maximize your opportunities for the Express Entry Program:

Language

Improve you linguistic abilities in English to immigrate to Canada through our practice and preparation courses for the International English Language Testing.

Improve you linguistic abilities in French to immigrate to Canada through the French Language Test, Test d’evaluation du francais (TEF), and Test de connaissance du francais (TCF), and Diplome d’Etudes en Langue Francaise (DELF).

Foreign credentials

  • Evaluation of your foreign credentials according to the Canadian standards.

Complete Classification System:

  • Find out more about your points: Take one of our evaluations that are very simple and at a very reasonable price.