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EXPRESS ENTRY (COMPREHENSIVE RANKING SYSTEM)

WHAT IS EXPRESS ENTRY ?

Express Entry was launched in 2015 by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) to manage and expedite economic immigration programs Such as Federal Skilled Worker, Federal Skill Trades, Canadian Experience Class and Portion of Provincial Nominee Plan, (Now each province has its own Draw i.e. CRS Cut off). This new Canada Express Entry program has made many improvements and replace the old” First Come First Serve System” have created major Changes to Canadian Immigration such as:

  • Shorter processing time (between 6 months to 1 year approx.)
  • High ranking applicants got rapid invitation.
  • Focus on quality of applications.
  • Electronic application replaced the old paper base application.

Express Entry Draws take place at regular intervals to invite candidates to apply for Permanent Residency (PR) in Canada. Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) held 27 ITA rounds and issued 89,800 invitations in 2018. In 2018, more than half of the total invitations issued were for the Federal Skilled Workers Program (53%), and about one third under the Canadian Experience Class (34%).

HOW IT WORKS ?

Under Express Entry System individuals express their interest in immigrating to Canada, which is then electronically screened to determine if the individual is eligible under the following immigration program such as: 

  1. Federal Skilled Worker Program (Link page)
  2. Federal Skilled Trades Program (Link Page) 
  3. Canadian Experience Class (Link Page).  
  4. Provincial Nominee Class (Few Prog. included)

 

Its then after those Individuals who meet the eligibility criteria for at least one of these programs are placed in the Express Entry pool and are assigned a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score

CRS includes human factors such as age, education, Work experience and language ability (IELTS/CELPIP). Candidates in the pool are ranked against one another based on their CRS score.

Then after every few weeks, a CRS Cut-off is published inviting specifying the number of invitations to apply (ITA) for permanent residence that will be sent to candidates in the Canada Express Entry pool under above mentioned economic immigration categories. The profiles of candidates who do not receive an ITA, or decline an ITA, remain in the pool for up to 12 months.

Candidates who receive an ITA becomes eligible to apply for Canada Permanent Resident Visa and Start processing their applications. 

To be eligible, you must make sure that you meet the criteria of one of the economic immigration programs such as Federal Skilled Worker, Federal Skilled Traded or Canadian Experience Class.

Do you know?

  • You get only 60 days to submit your documents. So, start your application with us today! (add CTA)
  • We can your Job match account in a Job Bank (Canada’s Federal Job Site) to improve your CRS Score. The Job Bank connects employers who are looking for job seekers with the skilled candidates who apply. This is a great opportunity to land in a job before you reach Canada!

 Your ITA depends on your profile, so make sure you provide complete and accurate details!

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DOCUMENTS REQUIRED CANADA EXPRESS ENTRY

Your education needs to be evaluated based on Canadian Education System. So, your educational documents need Credential assessment. Which is Foreign degree /diplomas are given an equivalent value in Canada. (Third Party Assessment from WES, ICES, IAQS, ICAS, UOT)

IELTS/ CELPIP/TEF

RESUME, REFERENCE LETTERS AND SALARY SLIPS

Police clearance from all the countries you have stayed for over 180 days or more.

Full body medical checkup and test done by Government of Canada for any possible medical issues.

5 River Immigration Services can help you apply for the Canada Express Entry Visa Program

If you have decided that you want to apply for the Permanent Resident Visa via Express Entry through 5 River Immigration you are assured of getting the best services related to:

ALL THE DOCUMENTATION REQUIRED FOR THE CANADA IMMIGRATION PROGRAM

  • Federal Skilled Worker/ Federal Skill Trade/ CEC and all Provinces;
  • Support in competing immigration forms;
  • Guidance on ECA or the Educational Credential Assessment;
  • Guidance on IELTS;
  • Checking all other immigration options available on your profile.
  • We take Single Fees for Family Visa.
  • We provide Accurate
  • Transparent and Reliable services.

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