How Canada Express Entry works

Canada Express Entry is an online system that Government use to manage immigration applications from skilled workers.

There are 3 immigration programs managed through Express Entry:

As of my last update in January 2024, Canada has several immigration programs managed through the Express Entry system. Here are three prominent ones:

  1. Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP):

  2. This program is for skilled workers who want to become permanent residents of Canada. To be eligible, candidates must meet certain criteria including having skilled work experience, language proficiency, and education level.

  3. Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP):

  4. This program is for skilled tradespeople who want to become permanent residents of Canada. To be eligible, candidates must have at least two years of full-time work experience in a skilled trade within the five years before applying, meet language requirements, and have a valid job offer or certificate of qualification in that trade issued by a Canadian provincial or territorial authority.

  5. Canadian Experience Class (CEC):

  6. This program is for individuals who have Canadian work experience and want to become permanent residents. To be eligible, candidates must have at least one year of skilled work experience in Canada, meet language requirements, and plan to live outside of Quebec.

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Benifits of Canada PR

  1. Access to Social Services: As a permanent resident, you and your family have access to Canada's publicly funded healthcare system and other social services, such as education and social assistance programs.

  2. Right to Work and Study: Permanent residents have the right to work and study anywhere in Canada without needing a separate work or study permit.

  3. Protection Under Canadian Law: Permanent residents are protected under Canadian law and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, ensuring their rights and freedoms are respected.

  4. Pathway to Citizenship: Permanent residents can apply for Canadian citizenship after meeting certain residency requirements. Once you become a Canadian citizen, you can enjoy additional rights, such as the ability to vote in elections and hold a Canadian passport.

  5. Ability to Sponsor Family Members: As a permanent resident, you can sponsor certain family members to come to Canada and become permanent residents themselves.

  6. Mobility: Permanent residents can freely move within Canada and travel outside of Canada without losing their PR status, provided they meet the residency requirements.

  7. Employment Opportunities: Being a permanent resident of Canada opens up various employment opportunities and access to a wide range of industries and sectors in the Canadian job market.

  8. Quality of Life: Canada is known for its high quality of life, including a clean environment, excellent healthcare, diverse cultural experiences, and a strong economy, making it an attractive destination for immigrants seeking better opportunities.

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