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Canada Express Entry – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Canada Express Entry - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Canada Express entry is one of the best ways for skilled professionals to immigrate to Canada. It has some of the best options. But for someone who is applying for the first time there will be many questions for which they need answers. Here is a list of Express Entry Frequently Asked Questions .

What is Express entry?

It is an application management system. It helps in the selection of right candidates for different immigration programmes. These programmes are the Federal Skilled Worker Class (formerly the Federal Skilled Worker Program), the Federal Skilled Trades Class (formerly the Federal Skilled Trades Program), the Canadian Experience Class and a part  of the Provincial Nominee Programs.

How does this programme work?

The candidate needs to create a profile and needs to score points based on different parameters. The candidate gives an expression of interest with this profile. If all the criteria are fulfilled, then the candidate enters the Express entry pool. The deserving candidates will then get an invitation to apply for the permanent resident visa.

Why is this system named as Express entry?

The aim of the IRCC that is the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada is to process the applications in just six months. Hence it is called as express entry.

Can you provide a list of the immigration programmes that fall under the Express entry system?

The programmes that fall under this system are:

  • the Federal Skilled Worker Class,
  • the Federal Skilled Trades Class,
  • the Canadian Experience Class, and
  • a part of the Provincial Nominee Programs

Can you give some idea about the Express entry profile?

Those candidates who want to apply for the permanent resident visa of Canada need to submit an expression of interest. This is the express entry profile. This profile contains all the details about the candidate like his age, qualification, work experience, skills etc.

What happens if the information in express entry profile is found to be wrong?

If it is found that the candidate has deliberately given wrong information then he will have to face serious repercussions. He may even be permanently banned from entering into the system.  In order to provide any problems and issues at a later stage, It is important that the candidate verifies everything and seeks expert advice.

What is Canada express entry pool? Are only limited numbers of applicants allowed to enter into this pool?

Candidates who have created the express entry profile and conform to all the basic requirements are entered in to the Canada express entry pool. There is no capping in the express entry pool.

Can you give some idea about the comprehensive ranking system?

There are some factors based on which the candidates are allotted some points. These parameters or factors are age, educational qualification, skills, work experience etc. The candidate has to try and score more points in order to improve their ranking.

What do you mean by invitation to apply?

Selected candidates will get an invite from the Canadian authorities to apply for the permanent resident visa of Canada. This is called as the invitation to apply. The candidates need to submit the application for the visa within a stipulated time interval.

How can IRA immigration help candidates?

IRA immigration will provide proper guidance on all the matter related to the express entry system.

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