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Canada Express Entry

Canada Express Entry

Express entry as previously known as Expression of Interest, the objective of this system is to enable people and their families to immigrate to Canada via PR through express entry within a period of few months.

It allows a swift entry of individuals and families from different corners of the world into Canada. The selection is made on the basis of their skills, qualifications and other attributes laid down by the Canadian authorities.

Canadian authorities have also rolled out 2019-2021 Canada Immigration Levels Plan, under which they would increase the number of new permanent residents’ admissions.

What is Express entry program?

To put it one-line, “Express entry is a point based immigration program of Canadian government aimed at making the immigration process faster, easier and transparent for the skilled immigrants around the world. “

Under Express Entry, the interested immigrants apply their expression of interest to immigrate to Canada accompanied by their personal and professional information which includes education, language, family details etc.

Subsequently, Canadian authorities rank these candidates on the basis of their age, skills, education, language proficiency and work experience.

Canada is large country with large provinces. These individual states have their own requirements which they express to Canadian government. Hence, the immigration personnel match the submitted profiles for express entry with the needs of the provinces, territories and employing industries.

When the authorities find candidates whose skills and experience matches with the requirements, they offer Express entry Express Entry to that specific group of people scattered across different regions of the globe.

The individuals and their families wishing to settle in Canada through express entry can become new Canadian permanent residents within few months

Procedure and steps of Canada’s Express Entry program:

1.Eligibility criteria check:

The candidates applying for the Express Entry program must be eligible under one of the Canadian economic immigration programs:

  • The Federal Skilled Worker Class (FSWC);
  • The Canadian Experience Class (CEC);
  • The Federal Skilled Trades Class (FSTC)

Although the requirements of elibility are different from one program to another, the applying candidates must have atleast 1 year of skilled work experience. They are also expected to proficient in one of the Canadian local languages i.e English or French.

2.Creation and submission of candidate profile:

The eligible candidates then need to submit a profile for ranking according to a point based system. The submission of profile is called Expression of interest. The Canadian government than provide a score for the submitted profiles which is used as a ranking factor against other candidates who have applied for express entry.

This whole system is defined as CRS; Comprehensive Ranking system. Under this system, the points are allotted to candidates from a total of 1200 points. Candidates can work toward the improvement of their profile with the aim of securing maximum points out of these 1200. Hence, the CRS score of a candidate is an ultimate deciding factor for the Express Entry invitation to apply.

3.Selected Candidates receive invitation to apply:

The regular draws are conducted by IRCC at different timings of the year. These events results in extending the offer of invitation to the candidates who achieve a score above a benchmark. Ascentaz immigration’s consultants stay updated with these latest news and events, which positions us to supply you the express entry information at critical timings.

4.Submission of permanent residence application:

After receiving the invitation to apply, you will have 60 days to submit the application of PR. Then, you will be required to supply detailed personal information and the relevant documents that can support it.

Around 3/4th of the express entry applications are accepted in 5 to 6 months of submission. After acceptance of your application, you will be eligible to become a permanent resident of Canada.

Critical factors that shape the Express Entry selection

The age of the candidate: the age group 18 to 35 recieves maximum points for express entry but that doesn’t stop you from applying for Express Entry program if you are above 35. You can cover the lost points through your skills and experience in your field of expertise.

Educational Qualifications: a person is required to be at least a graduate to secure good points in the express entry CRS. You are allotted maximum points for a master’s and PhD degree.

Work Experience: work experience can be critical in defining your skill proficiency and hence getting you points.

Language proficiency: All the candidates need to give IELTS (International English Language Testing System) to prove their English language skills. The more fluent you are, the more points you get.

Score of minimum 67 points: The candidates need to attaing a minimum required score of 67 points in express entry FSW category. The score is given out on the basis of age, education, work experience, language skills etc.

Proof of funds: you need to give a proof of funds too that will enable you to look after your family in Canada.

Creating the express entry profile:

As discussed above; after getting the invitation to apply, the candidate will have 60 days of time to create the profile and submit it for express entry program. The Canadian government gets the pool of submitted profiles from different geographies of the world.

The profile creation is totally an online process where the candidates have the flexibility to create an submit the profile in 60 days after receiving the invitation to apply. The consultants at Ascentaz Immigration are well equipped and experienced to assist the profile creation of a number of candidates from diverse backgrounds. We also assist our clients at every step in submission of the relevant financial and educational documents along with the profile.


There may be a chance to may get a low score in Express entry system and consequently, you don’t get the invitation to apply for Canadian PR. In that case you can apply for a suitable PNP and achieve the Canadian PR nomination that in turn makes your quest for PR a convenient process. Different Provincial nominee programs have different requirements and process, but they require you to pass through almost similar eligibity criteria as they are in Express Entry program.

Confirm your express entry eligibility with Ascentaz immigration

You need to get a trusted immigration firm that can help you with express entry application. Ascentaz immigration gives you crucial visa assistance from the point of the start of your application to the approval of visa. An expert immigration consultant let you complete your immigration process in a hassle free manner. When you go with an expert immigration services firm, it minimizes the chance of visa rejection.

Why should you choose Ascentaz Immigration for Canadian Express Entry PR?

Ascentaz immigration offer immigration services to its clients that are unparalleled and unprecedented in the immigration industry.

Some attributes that makes us more valuable to you:

Experience: We have handled express entry cases from diverse geographies, which has enabled to gain unique insights in the Express Entry process.

Our counsellers are educated, customer-friendly and polite. They posses the skills to comprehend an applicants eligibility and determine the outcome, which actually helps in eliminating the wastage of time and resources.

Step by step guidance:
you will never feel left alone during the whole process. We are here to assist you 7 days a week. You can call, whatsapp or e-mail our counselors for any discussions or enquiries.

Transparency: Transparency is foundation of every company-client relationship. We strictly adhere to maintaining transparency by informing you of every action that we undertake in your visa application process.

Accessibility: We have a physical presence in major metro cities of India including Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida, Mumbai and Ahemdabad which makes it convenient for you to discuss your immigration prospects or PR through express entry program face to face over a cup of coffee.

You can easily reach our team at the following numbers +91-9990775772, +91-9718193330, +91-8800290909, they will be glad to hear your requirements and help you find a immigration path to your desired country