Express Entry CRS Requirements Continue to Fall

10th Express Entry Draw in 2017 took place on April 19, 2017. It was the 3rd draw in this month. Number of Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points required has decreased to a new record low of 415. A total of 3,665 candidates received an invitations to Apply (ITAs) in this draw. The last three draws have seen the lowest CRS scores since the launch of Express Entry. 11,341 ITAs have… Read More »Express Entry CRS Requirements Continue to Fall

Express Entry – Lowest CRS Requirements

This year, the 9th round of Express Entry draw took place on April 12, 2017. The Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) point requirement in the latest draw dropped to its lowest level since the system was introduced in 2015. The lowest Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score was 423, an all-time low CRS score for Express Entry. Invitations to Apply (ITAs) for Permanent Residence (PR) were issued to 3,923 applicants. The previous record low threshold… Read More »Express Entry – Lowest CRS Requirements

Express Entry improvements: Spring 2017

Express Entry is Canada’s flagship application management system for key economic immigration programs, including the Canadian Experience Class, the Federal Skilled Worker Program, the Federal Skilled Trades Program and a portion of the Provincial Nominee Program. Programs managed through the Express Entry system attract high-skilled foreign workers who want to live in Canada permanently and whose in-demand skills are needed by employers across the country to help build businesses and… Read More »Express Entry improvements: Spring 2017

Express Entry – Latest round of invitations

In latest Express Entry draw for Canadian immigration which took place on March 24, 2017 more ITAs are issued to eligible candidates. 3749 candidates with 441 or more comprehensive ranking system (CRS) points are invited to apply for permanent resident. Candidates from the Federal Skilled Worker Program, Federal Skilled Trades Program, Canadian Experience Class and Provincial Nominee Program were eligible for this round of invitations. It’s the 57th since the… Read More »Express Entry – Latest round of invitations

NSNP – Entrepreneur Stream

Minimum Eligibility Criteria for Applicants Applicants must meet the following minimum eligibility criteria: Have no less than $600,000 CAD in unencumbered net business and personal assets that are readily available for transfer to Canada, verified by NSOI-designated third party professionals. Demonstrate accumulation of claimed net worth through legal means, verified by NSOI designated third party professionals. Have a minimum of three years of business ownership experience including 33.33% ownership in… Read More »NSNP – Entrepreneur Stream

Atlantic Immigration Pilot

Atlantic Immigration Pilot IRCC is now accepting applications under the Atlantic Immigration Pilot. The Atlantic Immigration Pilot is for skilled workers and international student graduates who want to permanently live in: New Brunswick Newfoundland and Labrador Nova Scotia Prince Edward Island IRCC will process up to 2,000 applications in 2017. Eligibility The Atlantic Immigration Pilot has two programs for skilled workers: Atlantic High-Skilled Program Atlantic Intermediate-Skilled Program and one program… Read More »Atlantic Immigration Pilot

Manitoba, Canada Welcomes Newcomers

Premier of Manitoba, Canada announces a new Labour Market Strategy for Immigration The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) for Skilled Workers and Business will be renewed with a stronger emphasis on candidates with high potential to meet the Province’s projected labour market needs over the next five years, and who can establish higher investment businesses that create jobs for Manitobans. The specific details of changes to MPNP criteria and processes, as well as… Read More »Manitoba, Canada Welcomes Newcomers

Express Entry CRS Requirements Decreases

LARGEST DRAW, LOWEST CRS On Tuesday March 1, 2017, the largest Express Entry Draw has taken place, the number of invitations issued hit an all-time high, and the minimum CRS score hit an all-time low. 3,884 active Express Entry candidates with 434 or more CRS points were issued Invitations to Apply (ITAs) for Canadian permanent residence. The decrease in the CRS requirement means that a wider range of candidates, as… Read More »Express Entry CRS Requirements Decreases

Express Entry Draw # 55

CRS point requirements for ITA dips further Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited 3,611 more eligible candidates to apply for permanent residence through express entry in a draw from pool of candidates conducted on February 22, 2017. Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points required to receive an invitation to apply (ITA) decreased to its lowest numbers of 441 since the start of express entry system. Express Entry is an immigration… Read More »Express Entry Draw # 55

Extend your work permit – Bridging open work permit

If you are currently working in Canada and you have applied for permanent residence, you may be eligible for a bridging open work permit if your work permit will expire in four months or less. This means you can keep working while IRCC make a decision on your permanent resident application. To qualify, you must have applied under the: Federal Skilled Worker Program, Canadian Experience Class, Federal Skilled Trades Program,… Read More »Extend your work permit – Bridging open work permit