Coming to Canada can be as simple as filling out an online application. This tutorial from IRCC provides step-by-step instructions on how to create an Express Entry profile. Once individuals check their eligibility for a Permanent Residency on the IRCC website, entering the pool of candidates is the next step. For this, individuals will have to take […]

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The Express Entry program is used to manage applications for permanent residence under the federal economic immigration programs. Express Entry offers skilled professionals an opportunity to migrate to Canada faster. The candidates are selected on their work experience, language proficiency, education, ability to settle in Canada, and employability. Find out what it is like to […]

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Only three months after the Express Entry system was introduced, the first three successful candidates became Canadian permanent residents. They are Emma Hughes from Ireland, Yaoyao (Anita) Zheng from China and Xin (Frank) Zhao, also from China. Hughes applied under the Federal Skilled Worker stream. She is now working as an application scientist for EcoSynthetix in […]

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On January 1, 2015, Citizenship and Immigration Canada introduced Express Entry, a new electronic system to process applications for permanent residence from skilled workers and tradespersons. We invited Kerry Molitor, Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant, to explain how the new system works, how it differs from the old one, how long the application processing times would […]

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Canada, the world’s eleventh-largest economy, said this month that the first round of top-ranked candidates from its Express Entry system is already helping to fill demonstrated and verifiable gaps in the nation’s labour market. A total of 779 skilled workers were invited to apply for permanent residency in Canada on January 31, Canada’s Citizenship and […]

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Ottawa, January 1, 2015 (CIC) — Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander celebrated the successful launch of Express Entry – a highly anticipated new application management system designed to get people with the skills to succeed in Canada’s economy here faster than ever. “Successful Express Entry candidates will be able to hit the ground running […]

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