To obtain a Permanent Resident (PR) visa, the government of Canada introduced an economic immigration program called the express entry system for foreign workers in the year 2015. A person who has at least 1 year of skilled work experience are eligible to migrate Canada under this program and it’s a great opportunity for those who are looking to work and settle in Canada.
Express Entry is an online immigration application system that allows people to submit a profile and be considered as a skilled immigrant. Candidate with the highest rankings are invited to apply for a Canada permanent residency (PR) and the processing time for complete Express Entry applications is 4-6 months.
Basic eligibility for Canada Express Entry
- Age below 40 years
- 2-3 years of work experience
- Proficiency in English
- Financial Stability
According to the Canadian government, they choose skilled workers based on their skills and ability, Express Entry manages applications for 3 economic immigration programs: