1.      What is an Express Entry profile?

It It is an online system for immigration to Canada and has information about work experience, language ability, education, and other personal information.

2.      What is the Comprehensive Ranking System?

There are up to 600 points available under the system for a candidate’s core human capital and skills transferability factors. Up to 600 additional points are available for additional factors including a provincial nomination, an offer of arranged employment and prior Canadian study experience.

3.      How can someone be eligible to apply?

You need to score at least 67, which comprises of age points, education, work experience, language skills and Canadian relative.

4.      What does ‘invitation to apply’ mean?

A candidate who receives an ITA will have to submit documentation, for the points claimed.

5.      Are there any eligible occupation lists for any of the programs under Express Entry?

No but the candidate needs to have a one year continuous work experience in an occupation that has a National Occupation Classification (NOC) code of skill type 0, A or B.

6.      How long does a candidate have to submit an application if he or she receives an invitation to apply for permanent residence?

From the moment a candidate is issued ITA, he or she has 60 days to submit a complete electronic application with all supporting documents.

7.      Are candidates required to get an Educational Credential Assessment (ECA)?

An ECA is required for candidates in the Express Entry pool unless they received their post-secondary education in Canada.

8.      Does spouse need to get ECA done?

It is not mandatory for spouse to get ECA done.

9.      Does spouse need to appear in IELTS?

It is not mandatory for spouse to give IELTS.

10.  How long does a candidate’s profile remain in the Express Entry pool for?

Each profile remains in the Express Entry pool for a period of 12 months. If after 12 months a candidate wishes to remain in the pool, he or she may create a fresh profile.

11.  Once an applicant has submitted an application after being invited to apply for permanent residence, how long will the entire process take?

Average time is six months from the date of submission.

12.  When do I have to land in Canada, after getting Passport Request?

Before medical expires, that is 1 year since it was done.

If you need further information please call us at 021-111-925-925 or email us.