Staying in Canada

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On January 1, 2015, the Government of Canada introduced the Express Entry application management system with the aim of:

Additional updates have been made since, including the following:

(http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/express-entry/index.asp)

Express Entry is used to manage applications for permanent residence under these federal economic immigration programs:

Note: If a candidate is interested in immigrating to Quebec, they need to contact that province directly because Quebec manages its own economic immigration programs.

Completing an Express Entry profile is the first step to immigrating to Canada permanently under the following programs:

To be eligible for Express Entry, candidates need to meet the criteria of at least one of these programs.

Provinces and territories can also recruit candidates from the Express Entry system through their Express Entry Provincial Nominee Program to meet local labour market needs. Please see: cic.gc.ca/english/immigrate/provincial/index.asp

In addition to a degree, there may be other requirements to work in certain fields in Canada. IRCC’s workbook will help candidates understand what is required to find work in Canada. Please see: cic.gc.ca/English/pdf/pub/workbook-national.pdf

International students interested in becoming a permanent resident should follow these steps:

 

PREPARE

EXPRESS ENTRY

 Step 1

 

Step 2

If you are among the top ranking in the pool, you will receive an Invitation to Apply.

International students are well placed for success under the Express Entry system because of their high education, Canadian work experience, strong official language skills, and youth. They can transition to permanent residence through any of the programs under Express Entry for which they meet the requirements, including the Canadian Experience Class, the Federal Skilled Worker Program, the Federal Skilled Trades Program, or the Provincial Nominee Programs.

 

To learn more about Express Entry, visit http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/express-entry/index.asp.

 

Paid Authorized Immigration Representatives

Students may want to pay an authorized immigration representative to act on their behalf with Citizenship and Immigration Canada (IRCC). Paid immigration representatives would be able to perform functions for the student such as:

 

Student wanting more information on the option of using a paid immigration representative can visit this link: www.cic.gc.ca/english/information/representative/rep-who.asp.

 

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