What is the Express Entry Economic Immigration Pathway to Canada?
As the name suggests, Express Entry can be the quickest way to acquire permanent residence in Canada for individuals who want to make Canada their new home. It is an effective and organized process for applicants to immigrate to Canada. We can help you navigate the complex roadmap and acquire permanent residence in Canada through Express Entry.
Express Entry is typically a two step process where applicants are evaluated on a points based system to immigrate to Canada. You begin by entering yourself into a pool of prospective applicants. The next step is to wait for the invitation to apply (ITA) and then submit your application.
The next step is to wait for the invitation and then submit your application.
With the Express Entry system, there are three application categories that allow you to apply for permanent residence in Canada:
- Canadian Experience Class
- Federal Skilled Trades
- Federal Skilled Workers
Do Not Get Lost in the Express Entry Requirements
Often, people have preconceived ideas that they will get an automatic invitation so long as they fulfill the minimum requirements of the Express Entry program. However, applicants have to build a strong profile on top of adherence to the minimum requirements.
You will receive a CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) score when you enter the pool of potential applicants. The higher you rank, the more chances you will have to receive an invitation to apply for permanent residence in Canada.
What is the Process to Apply for Express Entry to Canada?
Step 1 | Express Entry Profile
Step 2 | Get Invitation to Apply
Step 3 | Apply for permanent residency to Canada
Express Entry Selection Factors
Your age, work experience, academic background, Canadian connections, and language proficiency are key selection factors for the Express Entry program.
Why Shory Law?
Shory Law has years of experience helping clients with applications of Express Entry. Whether you’re qualified under the Skilled Trades Category, Canadian Experience Class (CEC), or as a Foreign Skilled Worker (FSW), we will help you figure out the registration process for Express Entry.
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How do I raise my CRS score?
Your CRS score can be calculated here.
The most common ways to increase one’s CRS score is through improvements in their English testing, or seeking higher education that qualifies through an Education Credential Assessment.
How long can you stay in Express Entry pool?
You can stay in the Express Entry pool for one (1) year.
Can I quit my job after applying for Express Entry?
It is highly recommended that you do not leave your employment if you have been selected to apply for permanent residency in Canada through the Express Entry program. If circumstances around your employment have changed, and you have applied for permanent residency to Canada, it is highly recommended that you contact Shory Law to receive qualified guidance and direction on how to handle this situation.
Can I have 2 Express Entry profiles?
No. You can only have one (1) Express Entry profiles at a time.