The Canadian Government launched Express Entry in January 2015 for skilled applicants to apply for Permanent Residence status. Applicants are eligible to apply whether they are in Canada as temporary foreign workers or outside of Canada, so long as they meet the criteria. Contact us today at (403) 452-9515 Ext. 107 or 1-800-932-1190 or email us directly.
The purpose of creating the Express Entry Permanent Residence category was to allow skilled workers to gain entry into Canada as Permanent Residents much faster than before. It allows Canadian Immigration officers to select immigrants based on their skills and education. The Express Entry portal is created by completing a standard questionnaire that asks questions based on one's age, education, work experience, and so on. The government then decides whether to extend an invitation to the applicant to apply for permanent residence.
The Canadian government created the Federal Skilled Trades program for those seeking to become permanent residents based on their qualifications in a specific skilled trade. There are minimum requirements that must be met:
If you believe you qualify for the Federal Skilled Trades Program, we suggest you speak with a legal expert to confirm your eligibility.
Contact us today at (403) 452-9515 Ext. 107 or 1-800-932-1190 or email us directly.