Express Entry is a system used by the Canadian government to manage Canadian permanent residence applications for filling labour gaps through certain economic immigration programs.
Express Entry is an online system used by IRCC to manage applications for permanent residence for 3 federal programs in the Economic Immigration Category:
All applicants who have submitted a profile in the Express Entry System are placed in a pool of candidates.
IRCC uses a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) to evaluate, score and select candidates in the Express Entry pool. The CRS attributes points to candidates based on:
Candidates in the Express Entry Pool can also be nominated by one of the Canadian provinces and be invited to apply for permanent residency.
Express Entry draws can be whether for all program or for one specific program. Candidates in the pool who achieved the minimum score set for a draw will be issued an ITA – Invitation to Apply, being invited to apply for permanent residency.
When applying for permanent residency, you must also show that you have enough funds to support yourself and your dependents after you arrive in Canada, as well as provide proof of a clean police record in all countries in which you have resided and medical record for all family members.
Our Services can help to make the process as easy as possible for you and your family. We ensure your profile is fully completed to maximize your points and the potential of getting an invitation to apply for permanent residency.