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Canada Express Entry Process 2018

Canada Permanent Resident Process Steps 2018

Check Your Eligibility first, before Applying in Canada Express Entry Program 2018 !

Six Factors of Canada Express Entry Program

If you want to apply for Canada permanent residency under Federal skilled worker program which was launched in January 2015 by Canadian Government to invite skilled workers from all over the world in their Country. you will need to qualify 67 points out of 100 which are based on the factors defined below:

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[1.] Age: Under the Express Entry program the highest points are awarded to the applicants between the age group of 18 to 35 years. Applicants above the age group of 35 years are given lesser points and maximum age limit to qualify under express entry program is 45 years and the applicants above 45 years of age still have the options for Province nomination programs.

[2.] Education Eligibility: In order to be considered for Express Entry, you need to have a Canadian or Canadian higher secondary education equivalent certification i.e. a diploma or bachelor’s or master’s degree in any field.

[3.] Skilled Work Experience : You should hold a minimum of 1 year of consistent work at a full-time capacity for a salary in the past 10 years in the skills O, A or B category in the National Occupational Classification (NOC) system list.

[4.] Language Ability Test : You must score at least 6 bands in every English Literacy Test module in order to be eligible for immigration to Canada. Also, your IELTS score needs to be less than 2 years old at the time of application. Extra points are given to those who knows French language, so having extra knowledge of the French language is an added advantage .

[5.] Adaptability: If you have a spouse or common-law partner who will also immigrate to Canada with you. you will be given extra 10 points for the adaptability too.

[6.] Arranged Employment: If you are migrating to Canada with a job offer by a Canadian employer you get extra 10 points in your profile but be sure that your occupation is listed in the NOC skill code type A, O or B.

Other Requirements are:

(a.) Proof of Funds: The IRCC requires all immigrants to have proof of funds which is a guarantee that you will be able to support you and your family after moving to Canada. However, if you have a valid job offer from an employer in Canada or can find legal work you may not need to submit the said legal proofs.

(b.) Minimum Points for Selection: Once you qualify all the basic requirements for immigration, you will be allotted a CRS points score and ranked against other PR applicants. Hereafter, when the IRCC issues Express Entry draws, if your score is above the minimum cut-off you will be invited to apply for PR status in Canada. The latest Express Entry draws set the bar at 456/1200 points.

(c.) Documents Required: In order to successfully apply for Immigration through the Canada Express Entry program, you need to have the following documents:

  • Photograph of the principal applicant
  • Medical certificate
  • Police clearance certificates
  • Passport and other travel documents (along with copies)
  • work experience letter (Letter of Recommendation)
  • Proof of funds (for FSW stream)

Find Out : More Documents Required for Canada Permanent Resident Visa

In order to fulfill this requirement, you must furnish your application with recommendation letters from banks or financial institutions. After you have been invited to apply, you will have 90 days to do so.

Wondering how to navigate the complicated PR process? Let us guide you towards a successful PR application. Contact Nationwide Immigration today and give wings to your immigration aspirations.

How to Apply to the Canada Express Entry Program 2018

The 2018 Canada Express Entry Program is known for its effectiveness and simplicity.In a few simple steps, you can get ready to immigrate to Canada. Read on to further understand what you need to have in order to apply successfully. The first thing you need to do to acquire the ECA (Educational Credential Assessment) report from a recognized assessing authority, i.e. WES. Next, you must Choose an occupation to apply as per NOC (National Occupational Classification), i.e. Skill Level 0, A, B, etc.


To be considered for the Immigration Pool under the Canada Express Entry program you must make an express Entry profile. Applicants are also recommended to register with Job Bank through a Job Match account. This account can be used to search for jobs and is a great way for applicants to navigate their professional careers in Canada.You will be considered in one of three categories:

  • Federal Skilled Worker Program
  • Federal Skilled Trades Program
  • Canadian Experience Class

Once this is done, your application will be placed in an Express Entry candidate pool where via the Comprehensive Ranking System your CRS points score will be aggregated. The higher you score the more likely you are to be invited to apply for Permanent Residence in Canada. If you are invited to apply, then you have 90 days to submit the required documents to apply online.

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Canada Express Entry Eligibility Requirements 2018

if you are a working professional aspiring to move to Canada permanently then it will be good to know the eligibility requirements of the program. Read More

Canada PR Express Entry Processing time 2018

Canada Express Entry Processing Time 2018

The Processing time for a Canadian PR depends upon a number of factors such as nationality, type of application, stream chosen for immigration etc. Read More

Canada PR Express Entry Process 2018

How to Apply for Express Entry Program 2018

In a few simple steps, you can get ready to immigrate to Canada. Read on to further understand what you need to have in order to apply successfully. Read More

 The 2018 Canada Express Entry Program Changes

The 2018 version of Canada Express Entry program introduced many changes so that the system becomes friendlier towards immigrants. Firstly, the PR application time limit was extended to 90 days where it had been 60 days before. The second important policy change was significant for the Express Entry Points Calculator, which is at the center of the Express Entry program. In addition, international students have been given to opportunity to remain in Canada and apply for Permanent Residence. Read on to know about the latest Immigration Process in more detail.

Canada PR Express Entry Processing Time 2018

The average time taken by the IRCC to evaluate immigration applications is 6 months or less.

It’s hard to wait to achieve your dream of immigration, but there is time duration to complete the overall process. Generally, your application will be valid for 12 months in the pool of candidates. Your profile will be compared as many as times a draw conducted, but if you score maximum, only then your profile will be selected and an ITA will be issued.

Canada PR Visa Process time 2018

Processing time tells you how long it took Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) to process your application. Under Express Entry, Canada goal is to make final decisions on complete applications received under Express Entry in six months or less in 80% of cases.

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The Canada PR Express Entry Draw System 2018

The Canada Express Entry Draw System is extremely easy to understand. If you are among the select Express Entry candidate pool registered with the IRCC and your rank is among the highest in it, then you will be invited to apply for Permanent residence in Canada.

The Express Entry Draws are made periodically to invite applications from immigrants.The latest Draw was made on March 14, 2018 where 3,000 invitations were issued to prospective immigrants with a CRS score above 456 points.


How Nationwide Immigration Can Help You To Start Your Canada PR Process?

So, you must be wondering now how we can help you immigrate to Canada. Well, our immigration experts at Nationwide Immigration are professional immigration case handlers who have extensive experience in profile management and CRS score boosting. They will help you not just in successfully applying for PR in Canada but also making the most of the services offered by the IRCC, whose job pool is a huge asset to any prospective immigrant.

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You can scour the national job market of Canada and find yourself the perfect job of your choosing even before setting foot on Canadian soil. Not only that, our experts will keep you up to date with all the latest policy changes issued by the IRCC so you can get the maximum benefit from them. Get in touch with us at Nationwide Immigration Services and give your immigration aspirations the perfect start.

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