Express Entry is a prominent point based migration system of Canada through which, it keenly selects skilled candidates who seeks immigration to Canada, under the Federal Economic Program, according to the Canadian Labor Market Demand. Candidates, who are willing to live, work and procure permanent residency (PR) visa in Canada make their online profile and submit EOI (Expression of Interest) in the Express Entry System. Both employers of Canada and provincial government have the authority to pick the skilled individual from the Express Entry Pool of candidates.
A periodic express entry draw, which is usually launched every fortnight is organised by IRCC (Immigration Refugee Citizenship Canada) in order to select eligible skilled worker and granting them ITA (Invitation to apply) for Canada Permanent Residency visa.
You can find below the detailed list containing Canada Express Entry Draw which have been launched from January 2015 to current date of 2017.
CANADA EXPRESS ENTRY DRAW – 2017-2018
|Factor 1: Language Proficiency||Points|
|First language (English or French)|
|CLB 8 or higher / native speaker||20|
|CLB 3 or lower||0|
|Second language (English or French)|
|CLB 5 or higher||5|
|Factor 2: Age|
|21 to 45||10|
|50 or older||0|
|Factor 3: Work Experience (in the past five years)|
|Less than one year||0|
|Four years or more||15|
|Factor 4: Education|
|Master's or Doctorate||25|
|Two post-secondary programs of at least two years each||23|
|One post-secondary program of two years or longer||20|
|One one year post-secondary program||14|
|No post-secondary education||0|
|Factor 5: Adaptability|
|Close relative in Manitoba||20|
|Invitation to Apply received from MPNP as part of recruitment mission or exploratory visit||20|
|Previous work experience in Manitoba (at least six months)||12|
|Completed post-secondary program of two years or more in Manitoba||12|
|Completed post-secondary program of at least one year in Manitoba||10|
|Friend or distant relative living in Manitoba||10|
|Bonus: Intention to reside outside Winnipeg||5|
LIST OF EXPRESS ENTRY DRAW 2015
|Main Category||Immigration Class||2017 application intake|
|Economic Programs||FSW, FST, CEC||71,700|
|Atlantic Pilot Program||2,000|
|Provincial Nominee Programs||51,000|
|Quebec Skilled Worker Program and Quebec Business||29,300|
|Family Class Programs||Spouses, Partners and Dependent Children||64,000|
|Parents and Grandparents||20,000|
|Refugees and Protected Persons||Government-Assisted Refugees||7,500|
|Blended Visa Office Referred||1,500|
|Protected Persons in Canada and Dependents Abroad||15,000|
|Humanitarian and Other||All Humanitarian and Other (Total)||3,500|
Note: The above mentioned list provides the date of launch, minimum qualifying CRS Score and total number of ITA’s issued in a specific draw.
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