How Overseas Worker in Canada benefits with Express Entry program?
October 29, 2018

How Overseas Worker in Canada benefits with Express Entry program?

Feel closer to your home with Canada accommodating people of different backgrounds. The country is also a happening place for overseas skilled workers due to offering affordable housing, employee-friendly environment and diverse economy. One of the choices you can make is to seek Permanent Residency after applying with Canada Express Entry termed as the fastest immigration program.

The Express Entry, however, is designed as an online system. It helps immigration process quite user-friendly thus encouraging skilled workers avail PR benefits. Those candidates interested for PR have to initially submit their applications that undergo processing time of 6 months or duration could be less.

Step back to understand the entire process by which Express Entry functions. Shedding light with the program providing easy access for every individual to receive his PR via –


The Express Entry came into being three years ago, i.e. January 2015. Every immigration application gets listed under any of these immigration programs—Federal Skilled Worker, Canadian Experience Class or Federal Skilled Trades.

On the other hand, certain skilled worker candidates who plan to migrate on work-related purposes or settle in the country express their willingness for permanent residence in Canada through Express Entry profiles created in their names. At the most, they fulfil criteria for these immigration programs.

After getting registered with Express Entry pool, they can score points as per the Entry’s Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS). It is these CRS scores ranking them within the Entry pool. Nonetheless, every candidate scoring the highest points seeks invitations by the Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) whereby he can apply to migrate as permanent residents.

Besides, the candidate’s profile under the program is accessed and ranked as per the Express Entry’s Ranking System. Glance at some aspects enabling a candidate secure good score listed below –

  • Economic success
  • Educational background
  • Work experience
  • Skills
  • Language abilities

Last but not least, selected employers, territories and provinces choose skilled workers from the Express Entry pool. Every candidate receiving the eligible job offer or provincial nomination is rewarded points thus boosting Express Entry.

Among the interesting immigration Express Entry programs is the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP). The Program is mandatory for certain candidates who have to produce relevant documents consisting of work experience of one year in a skilled occupation.

Good news, however, awaits those candidates not included in the list of eligible occupations earlier. Certain jobs which fall under the National Occupational Classification (NOC) codes get classified through skill type or level.


Provisions are made under the Express Entry program whereby the Canadian administration chalked out the country’s immigration plan this year. In one of the latest move, the Government plans to accept nearly 300,000 permanent residents to Canada. An economic immigration program will govern this. It is Citizenship and Immigration Canada expecting to give the nod to around 172,500 applicants under economic class immigration programs, i.e. Canada Express Entry, Quebec Skilled Worker and also Canadian Provincial Nominee program.


In case a territory/province nominated you via respective Express Entry stream, you can add nomination to your account which in itself is your Express Entry account. This way, you can receive extra immigration points.


The Express Entry pool selects candidates during the Entry Draw. Every potential candidate is being granted with an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for Permanent Residency. After receiving an ITA, every applicant has 90 days to submit his application for PR.

The Express Entry program has been designed to help skilled workers and address the Canadian Labor market. The nomination from any province or LMIA (Labor Market Impact Assessment) gives candidate extra points whereby you meet ITA criteria.

In case you are unaware of Canadian immigration rules and regulations and want to seek employment in the country, you can interact with our immigration experts and education consultants today. Several issues raised by you will be solved in the nick of time. In the long-run, your services will be appreciated by your employers as well.

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