The state of the Express Entry pool: March 2024

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Tue, 09 Apr 2024 13:00:11 +0000

March has marked another month of Express Entry draws, as Canada’s immigration system continues to invite candidates to apply for permanent residence (PR) Certain trends continued through last month’s draws that may provide further understanding of how Express Entry may continue throughout the year. Get a Free Express Entry Assessment How does the composition of […]

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Am I eligible for Express Entry?

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2024 12:00:07 +0000

The Express Entry system is Canada’s main pathway for economic immigration to the country—this year set to welcome 110,770 new immigrants to the country. This number is also slated to increase to 117,500 in 2025 and 2026 (each). In light of this reality, newcomers and those considering immigration to Canada may find it important to […]

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How language skills predict earnings in Canada

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Fri, 08 Mar 2024 14:00:03 +0000

Canada’s Express Entry system requires that all candidates have a minimum language ability corresponding to a level 7, 5, or 4 (depending on the specific program) under the Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) (for English) or the Niveaux de compétence linguistique canadien (NCLC) (for French). Though Canada has demographic and integration reasons to require that newcomers […]

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IRCC issues 2,500 ITAs in category-based Express Entry draw for French language proficiency

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2024 18:21:17 +0000

Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has invited candidates to apply for permanent residence in the second Express Entry draw of the week. The department issued 2,500 invitations to apply (ITAs) in a in a category-based selection draw for candidates with strong French language proficiency Candidates required a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 336. Discover if […]

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Canada invites immigration candidates in general Express Entry draw

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2024 18:21:17 +0000

Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has invited more candidates to apply for permanent residence (PR) through the Express Entry system. The department issued 1,470 invitations to apply (ITAs) in a general draw for candidates from all Express Entry programs. Candidates required a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 534. Discover if You Are […]

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What needs to be included in a complete Express Entry application for permanent residence

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2024 14:00:02 +0000

Express Entry is Canada’s application management system for three immigration programs: the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP); Canadian Experience Class (CEC); and Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP). Get a Free Express Entry Assessment Candidates who have self-determined that they are eligible for Express Entry will first indicate to the Canadian government their expression of interest […]

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Can I have more than one Express Entry profile?

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Sat, 16 Dec 2023 13:00:23 +0000

Completing an Express Entry profile is the first step to immigrating to Canada permanently as a skilled worker. An Invitation to Apply (ITA) for permanent residence (PR) will be issued based on your score and rank in the Express Entry pool using the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS). Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration […]

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How to immigrate to Canada as a transport worker

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2023 12:00:26 +0000

This past week, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) conducted its first-ever Express Entry category-based draw for transport occupations. This comes as Canada takes another step towards addressing areas of the national labour market with some of this country’s most notable employment gaps and shortages. Why Transport occupations were chosen as an Express Entry category […]

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What counts as eligible work experience for immigration through Express Entry?

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Fri, 22 Sep 2023 14:04:10 +0000

The definition of eligible work experience in the context of Express Entry depends on exactly which program an immigration candidate is applying under. In other words, what is considered eligible skilled work experience varies depending on whether a particular candidate is applying to the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP), the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) or […]

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Canada holds yet another Express Entry draw on July 12

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Tue, 11 Jul 2023 19:21:40 +0000

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has held its latest round of Express Entry invitations. On July 12th the department invited 3,800 candidates in a French language category-based draw with a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 375.  Note: This is a developing story. CIC News will update it throughout the week.  Here is […]

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