Express Entry for Workers

Permanent Residency in Canada for Foreign Skilled Workers

Form with marked checkboxes for skilled worker

Express Entry is a new electronic application management system, which covers Canada’s key economic immigration programs:

  • Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP)
  • Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP)
  • Canadian Experience Class (CEC)
  • A portion of the Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP)

Faster processing times through online applications

Express Entry is not a new immigration program; it is a new way for Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) to manage economic immigration applications online. Those prospective skilled foreign workers who are selected can take advantage of faster processing times.

The Express Entry System creates a pool of candidates for immigration to Canada. Canadian Government officials assess candidates based on a number of criteria, and will invite the highest-ranked to apply to immigrate to Canada. Therefore, there are requirements not only to get into the pool, but also to be chosen from it. Such selection will be completed based on the Comprehensive Ranking System. Please refer to the following official CIC document for a visual representation of the application and selection process:

Express Entry will also make it easier for candidates to secure a job before they arrive, by facilitating matches with Canadian employers.

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