One of the most popular immigration options for foreign nationals who are planning to establish their life in Canada. Express-Entry is a score based system that sends invitation to apply (IoAs) for permanent residence based on monthly draws. People who are above the draw's cutoff score are sent invitation to apply for permanent residence
How do I qualify for Express Entry?
There are various qualifications that an applicant needs to meet in the express entry system. This is based on the programs offered under the express entry stream federally and programs offered by the provinces to meet their labour demands.
In any case, the applicant is required to create an account and upload all the documents necessary. Individual academic merits, language proficiency, work experience are primary factors are assessed and given a score accordingly. There are other factors that could be improved to increase an applicants score
Do I need to show proof of funds?
You will be asked to enter in your express entry profile the amount of money you will have to help you settle in Canada. However, you will only need to meet the settlement fund requirement if it applies to the program you are invited to apply under.
For proof: You must get official letters from your banking or financial institution and must list:
1) All current bank and investment accounts
2) Outstanding debts such credit card debts and loans.
How do I find my NOC?
The national occupation classification system is used to identify the type of job you acquired your work experience through.
Make sure the main duties listed match what you did in your job. If not find the appropriate NOC code that matches your main duties at your job
Use the following link to identify your NOC
What is the processing time?
Processing times vary depending on the program
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Things to think about
Do a quick self assessment at the IRCC website to get an idea of your score. Apprach any immigration professional including Alpha Abroad for a comprehensive assessment
Language assessments can always be improved. Do not get demotivated if your language scores are lower. There are countless language training institutions that would train you to improve your score.
Its always a good idea to explore all options available through express entry or consulting with an immigration professional to see if this program best suits your immigration plan
Submit documents on time. When you don't it creates unnecessary delays or even negatively impact your application.
Review your application before submission. Chances are you might ahve made a mistake and reviewing your application might help you correct it.