Qualifications for Canada Express Entry - Permanent Residence Application

Qualifications for Canada Express Entry
  • Express Entry is a points based system used to manage applications for Permanent Residence under three federal economic immigration programs

  • WATCH: Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah explain Canadian Express Entry Permanent Residence Applications https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i5VFahB5obQ 

  • Express Entry: Federal Skilled Worker requirements

  • Must have 67/100 points

  • Have at least one year (1,560 hours) of work in your field

  • It must be paid

  • Experience must be in the same NOC skill type (0, A or B)

  • Your experience must have occurred in the past ten years

  • It must meet the skill type or levels, per the National Occupational Classification (NOC) of 2011

  • Language abilities (English and/or French)

  • Educational requirements

  • Age

  • A valid job offer

  • Economic criteria 

  • Express Entry: Canadian Experience Class requirements 

  • At least one year of work experience in Canada within the last three years prior to submitting the application

  • The work experience must be in Canada and with proper authorization

  • The work experience must be a managerial job (NOC skill level 0) OR a professional jobs (NOC skill type A) OR aTechnical job and skilled trade (NOC skill type B)

  • Express Entry: Federal Skilled Trades Program requirements

  • No plans to live in the Province of Quebec as it does not use this system

  • Language skills at the necessary minimum benchmark levels

  • Two full years of full-time experience in a skilled trade

  • An offer of full-time employment must be made (for at least one year of employment) or a "certificate of qualification in that skilled trade issued by a Canadian provincial or territorial authority" must be available

  • The job must meet the criteria for skilled trades as laid out by the NOC (these are Major Group 72, industrial, electrical and construction trades; Major Group 73, maintenance and equipment operation trades; Major Group 82, supervisors and technical jobs in natural resources, agriculture and related production; Major Group 92, processing, manufacturing and utilities supervisors and central control operators; Minor Group 632, chefs and cooks; and Minor Group 633, butchers and bakers)

  • To learn more about Canada\'s Express Entry Program for Permanent Residence and whether you qualify, contact Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah contact@Ackahlaw.com or visit  https://www.ackahlaw.com/immigration-services/express-entry-applications  

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