Express Entry is an electronic management system to organize and process applications for applicants who wish to immigrate to Canada as permanent residents.
How Express Entry System Works:
Step 1: Eligibility
Eligibility to qualify for this system depends on various factors such as education, age, language proficiency, work experience etc. After obtaining 67 points on selection grid the applicants become eligible to submit their profile to Express Entry system.
Step 2: Submit your profile
An Expression of interest (EOI) is submitted by applicants to the Express Entry Pool who meet eligibility criteria under one of 3 federal Canada Immigration Programs or a Provincial Immigration Program,.
Step 3: Receive an Invitation to apply
Applicants’ profiles are ranked against each other according to a points-based system called the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS). The highest ranked candidates will be considered for an invitation to apply (ITA) for permanent residence. Those receiving an ITA must quickly submit a full application and pay processing fees, within a delay of 60-days.
Federal Skilled WorkerApplicants need to meet certain criteria to qualify under the Federal Skilled Worker Program Minimum requirements are: