Express Entry Canada
Canadian Express Entry program is a well defined system to manage different immigration applications, that was initiated in the year 2015. There are three immigration programs’ categories. These are varying based on country's economy. Any person wants to live while working a full-time job in Canada, can seek immigration through this types of visa category.
The candidate intending the visa under this category has to meet the required conditions of either Federal Skilled Worker, Canadian Experience Class, or Federal Skilled Trades programs. If the criteria are met, the person can officially apply through their Express Entry profile to immigrate and further become a permanent resident of Canada.
The application is then met with a complete scoring of the candidate on the basis of several criteria including their educational qualifications, skills, work experience, language proficiency, and others. It is also called the Comprehensive Ranking System (a point-based system). These pointers are directly based on the factors that can help the candidate thrive as a migrant in Canada.
The achieved score decides the candidate's rank within the collection of candidates waiting to immigrate. Those candidate who score the highest, are sent an Invitation to Apply (ITA) by Citizenship and Immigration Canada. The invitation is for an expedited Canadian immigration and then a permanent residency.
An eligible Canadian employer holds the power to nominate a potential candidate from the Express Entry pool. In case of such nomination, the person who receives a practical employment offer or an enhanced provincial nomination gets their Express Entry score increased by a significant margin. This can drive their complete profile to the positive mode.
Comprehensive Ranking System
The Comprehensive Ranking system [CRS] is a point based system that is used to assess and score the profile of candidate and to rank them in the Express Entry pool. The Total number of points accessible under the Express Entry CRS is 1,200. You can get up to 1200 points based on the following criteria:
Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) Criteria - Express Entry
Summary of maximum points per factor for Express Entry candidates
A. Core / Human Capital Factors
|Factors||Points per factor - With a spouse or common-law partner||Points per factor - Without a spouse or common-law partner|
|Level of education||140||150|
|Official languages proficiency||150||160|
|Canadian work experience||70||80|
B. Spouse Or Common-Law Partner Factors
|Factors||Points per factor (Maximum 40 points)|
|Level of education||10|
|Official language proficiency||20|
|Canadian work experience||10|
A. Core/human capital + B. Spouse or common-law partner factors = Maximum 500 points (with OR without a spouse or common-law partner)
C. Skill Transferability factors (Maximum 100 points)
|Education||Points per factor (Maximum 50 points)|
|With good/strong official languages proficiency and a post-secondary degree||50|
|With Canadian work experience and a post-secondary degree||50|
|Foreign work experience||Points per factor (Maximum 50 points)|
|With good/strong official languages proficiency (Canadian Language Benchmark [CLB] level 7 or higher) and foreign work experience||50|
|With Canadian work experience and foreign work experience||50|
|Certificate of qualification (for people in trade occupations)||Points per factor (Maximum 50 points)|
|With good/strong official languages proficiency and a certificate of qualification||50|
A. Core/human capital + B. Spouse or common-law partner + C. Transferability factors = Maximum 600 points
D. Additional points (Maximum 600 points)
|Factor||Maximum points per factor|
|Post-secondary education in Canada||30|
The process for the express entry in Canada can seem a mind numbing in a while, but the knowledgeable immigration consultant can push your file to the winning position. He knows how to prepare your file for the Canadian Express Entry program as well as what is the timing and process to represent it.