How can a change in my NOC impact my PR application?

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2024 13:00:02 +0000

Occasionally, Canadian immigration applicants may apply for permanent residence (PR) with one National Occupation Classification (NOC) code but switch the NOC code later on in their immigration journey. For example, an applicant may apply for PR to Canada through one of Canada’s Express Entry-managed programs and be contacted to pursue PR through one of Canada’s […]

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Preparing for your Canadian immigration interview

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Sun, 28 Apr 2024 13:00:35 +0000

A proportion of newcomers every year, who apply for permanent residence (PR) will need to attend an interview with an Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) officer in support of their application. These interviews are often the final step in the application process and can be important in showing the immigration department that an applicant […]

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Canada invites 1,400 candidates in Express Entry draw for French proficiency

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2024 18:13:14 +0000

Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has issued invitations to apply (ITAs) to Express Entry candidates in the second draw this week. The department issued 1,400 ITAs in a category-based selection draw for candidates with French proficiency. Candidates required a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 410 to be considered. Get a Free Express […]

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IRCC issues 2,095 ITAs in latest Express Entry draw

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2024 18:13:14 +0000

Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has issued invitations to apply (ITAs) to Express Entry candidates in the third draw of the month. The department issued 2,095 ITAs in a general draw. Candidates required a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 529 to be considered. The two other draws of the month took place […]

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Canada invites candidates in Express Entry draw for STEM occupations

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Wed, 10 Apr 2024 16:52:16 +0000

Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has issued invitations to candidates in the second Express Entry draw of the week. The department issued 4,500  invitations to apply (ITAs) in a category-based selection draw for candidates in STEM occupations. Candidates required a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 491 to be considered. Get a Free […]

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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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IRCC invites 975 Express Entry candidates in first transport occupation draw of 2024

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2024 19:09:00 +0000

Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has issued invitations to candidates in the second  Express Entry draw this week. The department issued 975  invitations to apply (ITAs) in a category-based draw for transport occupations. Candidates required a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 430. Get a Free Express Entry Assessment IRCC also issued ITAs […]

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Is it worth entering the Express Entry pool if your CRS is low?

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2024 13:00:20 +0000

Express Entry-managed programs are among the most popular options for skilled newcomers who want to immigrate to Canada. This is because Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has a published service standard of six months for Express Entry applications making it, as the name implies, one of the fastest ways to become a permanent resident […]

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IRCC invites 2,850 Express Entry candidates in latest draw

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2024 19:09:00 +0000

Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has issued invitations to candidates in the first Express Entry draw of the month. The department issued 2,850  invitations to apply (ITAs) in a general draw. Candidates required a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 525. Get a Free Express Entry Assessment There were six draws throughout February […]

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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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