Many people want to apply for Canada Immigration but they are not aware how to apply and what is the procedure. We tried to compile all steps here so it could help anyone who is interested for Canadian immigration.
Determine your eligibility
National Occupation Classification (NOC)
- Once you are eligible to apply for immigration, then next step is to find your NOC code against your qualification and experience.
- Visit link to find the code: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/immigrate/skilled/noc.asp
- The occupation must be NOC 0, A, or B for FSW or CEC.
Education Credential Assessment
- You can do the education assessment and English test parallel, to save the time.
- Get your qualifications assessed by doing an Education Credential Assessment.
- Details here --> http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/immigrate/skilled/assessment.asp
- If you want to claim your partner education score then she/he also need IELTS and education assessment
Create your express entry profile.
- Create your express entry profile and then submit after reviewing all documents.
- And also register for jobs bank to get attentions of job market
- Job Bank: http://www.jobbank.gc.ca/home-eng.do?lang=eng
- Once you have created your profile, how it will work please check below
- You'll be given points based on your age, education, number of years work experience, and language skills. The points system is detailed here --> http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/express-entry/grid-crs.asp
- You’ll be in a pool with thousands of other applicants detailed here --> http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/immigrate/skilled/pool.asp
of course, the more points you have the better. The max is 1200, with 600 of those points coming from your ability to snag a PNP or a job offer with a very hard to get Labour Market Impact Assessment:http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/work/employers/lmo-basics.asp
- For CEC applicants, the max is 600 but someone who has no work experience in Canada who is only eligible for FSW can only get up to 520 points.
Invitation to apply (ITA)
- After submitting the express entry, you need to wait for ITA. ITA is being done on monthly basis. Check all rounds details here: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/express-entry/rounds.asp
- If your score falls in selection, round you will get the ITA
- But during the ITA waiting period you will need to do the following to ready yourself if you get ITA:
a) Have your application fee (C$550 each for principal applicant and spouse) and right of permanent resident fee (C$490 each for principal applicant and spouse) ready
b) Identify how you will provide proof of funds http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/immigrate/skilled/funds.asp
c) check out what is required for the police certificates http://www.cic.gc.ca/English/information/security/police-cert/index.asp
d) find out how long it takes to get a date for the medical exam. http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/information/medical/medexams-perm.asp
e) contact previous and current employers about them providing job letters. You must have at least 12 months of full-time, or an equal amount in part-time, skilled work experience. Full-time work means at least 30 hours of paid work per week. Work experience while you were a full-time student does not count.
f) Research cities in the province(s) where you want to live.
Once you received the ITA , you need to submit the required documents : http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/immigrate/skilled/invitations.asp