Express Entry is an online system that we use to manage applications for permanent residence from skilled workers.
Express Entry will system allow to employ, assess and select skilled immigrants under the following federal economic immigration programs:
An applicant’s work experience must:
An applicant’s full time work experience will be eligible for this program if the applicant worked for 30 hours a week over the course of 12 months.
An applicant’s part time work experience will be eligible for this program if:
All applicants under this program must take a language test to prove that they possess sufficient language skills to successfully establish themselves in Canada. Language tests evaluate an applicant’s abilities with regards to:
In order to be eligible for the Federal Skilled Worker Program, an applicant must possess language skills that are equivalent to at least CLB level 7 in all categories. All applicants must include their language test results in their Express Entry profile. Test are valid for 2 years.
All applicants under this program must have:
Generally, applicants under this program must be able to show that they have enough money to support themselves and their family once they arrive in Canada. An applicant will NOT have to prove that they have sufficient funds if:
If applicants meet all of the minimum requirements mentioned above, they will be assessed under a point’s grid in order to determine whether they are eligible for the Federal Skilled Worker Program. In order to pass this assessment, an applicant must obtain at least 67 out of 100 points. Factors assessed under the point’s grid include:
If an applicant obtains at least 67 out of 100 points, he or she will be able to access the Express Entry system.