Express Entry Visa

Express Entry Visa

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This program was launched in January 2015 by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) and is one of the most popular and organized point based Immigration System in the world as of now. Express Entry Visa System selects the skilled and talented immigrants for permanent residency visa based on needs as well as requirements of its market and economy. This new program made new improvements to Canadian Immigration Process:

  1. Fast processing time
  2. Selecting applicants from a wide variety of fields
  3. Focusing on a better quality of applications.


How does this work?

The Express Entry selects the skilled immigrants through its point based system which allocates points to its registered candidates, based on their key profile factors that are, education, work experience, language, skills, etc.

The Canadian government will review the profile and the relevant documents thoroughly and place the candidate in one of these programs.

  1. Federal Skilled Worker Program
  2. Provincial Nominee Program
  3. Canada Experience Class
  4. Skilled Trade


Canada Express Entry Eligibility

The key requirements for express entry are as follows:

  • Provide the score results of the language test. (Test results are valid for two years)
  • International applicants need to show their Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) report lists parallel to the Canadian education. ECA’s are valid for five years.
  • A candidate needs to apply online in Express entry and submit EOI.
  • Need to score minimum 67 points based on their profile factors.
  • Provide the health and character certifications once ITA for PR visa is approved.


Express Entry Draws

The Canada Express Entry Draw was launched to choose the best candidates for the issuance of an invitation to apply for PR visa. For every express entry draw, qualifying marks (CRS Score requirement) are decided. The candidates, who meet the qualifying marks, become eligible to receive ITA (Invitation to Apply).

Canada Express Entry Points Calculator

The Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) is a point-based system that the Canadian Immigration Authorities have adopted in order to keep a check on the unskilled labor movement. There are certain parameters to this system; if you meet these parameters successfully then you will be awarded some points that are considered while granting you the Visa.

Important points to calculate your score for Canadian Immigration Entry Pool is:

  1. The total number of points allotted in the Canada Express Entry program is 1,200
  2. Age, education, experience, and language will be awarded a maximum of 500 points
  3. Up to 40 points, if an applicant has an accompanying spouse or common-law partner
  4. 80 Canada Express Entry points if the candidate holds at least one year of Canadian job experience
  5. 100 points for the transferable skills, which can be used in technical and non-technical jobs.

Important Steps to prepare for Canada Express Entry

  • IELTS: a language test is required for in order to apply for Permanent Resident Visa
  • Credential assessment: Foreign diplomas are given an equivalent value in Canada. Credential assessment is an important first step towards licensing or certification in any field chosen by the candidate.
  • Resume and reference letters: Create an updated resume and determine how to obtain references that may be useful for job search during PR process for Canada.


How can Signature Visas help you apply for PR via Express Entry System?

If you choose to apply for Canadian PR visa express entry through Signature Visas, you are assured of getting through assistance and support in the following areas:

  • Full guidance to meet the documentation requirements for the Canada FSW programs,
  • Providing guidance on Educational Credential Assessment,
  • Assist with the format of Canadian resume,
  • Will positively apply on behalf of the candidate at the Canada Job Bank,
  • Inform the clients with up to date PNP details.


*With the dedicated team of immigration specialists, Signature Visas provides its clients best support and assistance to secure their PR visa and move abroad.

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