Immigration to Canada offers immigrants from all over the world to work in the country, in the framework of the Canadian government's extensive immigration policy.
Canada's government is operating towards increasing the state's workforce with the objective of maximizing the economic and social welfare of those having Canadian citizenship.
The new program EXPRESS ENTRY will start in January 2015 in order to manage applications for permanent residence in certain economic programs. High levels immigration is requested in Canada to meet current and future labour market needs, which will ensure our economic growth and long-term prosperity. The main goal for Canada to attract the highly skilled labour pool it desires also reducing processing times. The new program will allow for more recruitment possibilities for canadian employers and more opportunities for skilled immigrants. A large list of professions, including occupations such as:
- Business, finance and administration
- Natural and applied sciences / related occupations
- Health occupations
- Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services
- Occupations in art, culture, reception and sport
- Sales and service occupation
- Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations
- Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations
- Occupations in manufacturing and utilities
All applications will registered electronically that including informations about skills, work experience, and other biographical information. Express Entry will be a mandatory first step in the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP), the Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP) and the Canadian Experience Class (CEC), as well as some Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP).
All applicants will sort by criterions.
Acceptable applicants will enter a pool of people eligible to immigrate to Canada.
Will be given an “invitation to apply” based on either:
- having experience in an “in-demand skill” or
- having an LMIA-sponsored job offer from a Canadian employer.
By “invitation to apply” candidate will be able to file their application for Permanent Residence.
Six months or less to process PR (permanent residence) applications in 80% of cases from receipt of complete application to final decision*
(Official site of Canadian's government)