Can I travel back to my home country after submitting my electronic Application for Permanent Residence through Express Entry?

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Fri, 10 Mar 2023 12:00:57 +0000

An electronic Application for Permanent Residence (eAPR) is the result of a successful Express Entry application. In other words, after applying to any of the three programs (more on that later) managed under the Express Entry system, an eAPR is what applicants finally submit to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) if they receive an […]

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The importance of making sure to submit a complete electronic application under Express Entry

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Sat, 11 Feb 2023 13:00:51 +0000

Express Entry has long been a top immigration pathway for foreign nationals looking to come to Canada. The popularity of this immigration pathway makes it crucial that people who receive an Invitation to Apply (ITA) know exactly what to do when completing their online application for Canadian permanent residence (PR). In fact, Canada is aiming […]

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Canada holds first Federal Skilled Workers-only draw in Express Entry history

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Thu, 02 Feb 2023 20:22:38 +0000

IRCC held the fourth Express Entry draw of 2023 today. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued invitations to 3,300 candidates with a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 489. The draw was only applicable to candidates in the Federal Skilled Worker Program for the first time since Express Entry began in 2015. This […]

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IRCC invites 893 PNP candidates in new Express Entry draw

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Wed, 01 Feb 2023 17:44:30 +0000

IRCC has held its third Express Entry draw of 2023. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued permanent resident invitations to 893 Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) candidates with a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 733. This was the first program-specific Express Entry draw since July 2022. Between July until today, IRCC was holding […]

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Enhanced vs. Base Provincial Nominations—What is the difference?

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Wed, 01 Feb 2023 13:00:56 +0000

Since its implementation in 1998, the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) has helped a plethora of people immigrate to Canada. Candidates looking to apply through the PNP will potentially have two streams of nomination available to them: the regular (base) PNP (separate from Express Entry) or the Express Entry-aligned (enhanced) PNP. Get a Free Canadian Immigration […]

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IRCC invites 5,500 Express Entry candidates in second draw of 2023

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2023 20:08:07 +0000

Canada held the second Express Entry draw of the year today. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued invitations to 5,500 candidates with a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 490. No program was specified, meaning eligible candidates were invited from the Canadian Experience Class (CEC), Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) and the Federal […]

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BREAKING: IRCC invites 5,500 Express Entry candidates in second draw of 2023

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2023 20:08:07 +0000

Canada held the second Express Entry draw of the year today. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued invitations to 5,500 candidates with a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 507. No program was specified, meaning eligible candidates were invited from the Canadian Experience Class (CEC), Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) and the Federal […]

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Canada holds first Express Entry draw of 2023

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Wed, 11 Jan 2023 18:00:37 +0000

Canada held its first Express Entry draw of the year today, and the first since November 23. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued invitations to 5,500 candidates with a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 507. Eligible candidates were invited from the Canadian Experience Class (CEC), Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) and the […]

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2022: Express Entry year in review

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Mon, 26 Dec 2022 13:00:51 +0000

The past year has been a unique one for Canada’s Express Entry application management system. The resumption of all-program draws, after an 18-month pause that began in December 2020, has allowed Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to work towards,  pre-pandemic targets of Express Entry invitations. Over the year, the department has been working towards […]

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Express Entry Comprehensive Ranking Scores in 2022

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Wed, 21 Dec 2022 18:00:04 +0000

This July marked the return of the Express Entry system for the Federal Skilled Worker Class, as Canada invited skilled immigrants from overseas for the first time since 2020. Get a Free Express Entry Assessment There are three programs managed by the Express Entry system: The Federal Skilled Workers Program (FSWP); The Federal Skilled Trades […]

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