Friday, 12 December 2014

How to get Work Permit to Canada through Express Entry?

From 1 January 2015 onwards, You can get the work visa (Skilled workers) for Canada using Express Entry. You need to follow below steps to get the Visa.

Express Entry is an online system to manage below visa programs in Canada.

  1. Federal Skilled Worker Program
  2. Federal Skilled Trades Program
  3. Canadian Experience Class
  4. Provincial Nominee Program
You need to follow below steps to get work visa through Express Entry.

  1. Submit your profile (Personal Details, Qualification, Experience) in Express Entry.
  2. From the pool of job seekers in Express Entry, candidates having good ranking will be invited to apply for permanent visa.
  3. One job seekers get invitation to apply for Visa, they will have to apply within 60 days of invitation. 

Below factors will boost your chances of getting invitation.

  1. Job offer.
  2. Nomination by Province or Territory
  3. Skilled Employment
  4. Educational Qualification
  5. English Language Test Score
  6. ECA - Educational Credential Assessment
As per the comprehensive ranking system, You will get the points for below parameters.
  1. Skill and Experience Factors - 460
  2. Spouse Factors - 40
  3. Skill Transferability Factors - 100
  4. Additional Points - 600

You can find your job code at National Occupational Classification NOC
For example - Software Testing Code is 2173.
You can get a job offer by registering on Job Bank Portal in Canada.
You will find information about resume writing, cover letter and interview preparation at Youth Canada.
FAQs regarding Express Entry can be found here.
You can learn more about comprehensive ranking system here.

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