Express Entry is an online system created in 2015 for Canadian immigration, having become the most popular route for those dreaming of immigrating to Canada (except Quebec). It works as a points system used by the government to select immigration applicants through faster processing (on average 6 months) through the following types of programs:
Tip: Click on the names above to understand in detail about each of the programs.
Before comparing programs, here are two important terms you should know:
Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB)
The CLB is the Canadian standard used to describe, measure and recognize English language ability of adult immigrants and prospective immigrants who plan to live and work in Canada, or apply for citizenship.
The Niveaux de compétence linguistique canadiens is used to assess abilities in the French language.
You will need to take an English and/or French test, in order to find out your level of the language in the following components :
There are four Canadian government-accepted language proficiency testing organizations:
National Occupation Classification (NOC) code
The NOC is a list of all the occupations in the Canadian labor market. It describes each job according to skill type and skill level. For immigration purposes, these are the main job groups:
- Skill Type 0 (zero): Management jobs
- Skill Level A: Professional jobs that usually call for a degree from a university
- Skill Level B: Technical jobs and skilled trades that usually call for a college diploma or training as an apprentice
- Skill Level C: Intermediate jobs that usually call for high school and/or job-specific training
- Skill Level D: Labour jobs that usually give on-the-job training
Keep in mind: This classification is set to change by Fall 2022, from NOC to TIER.
More information to come!
NOW THAT YOU ARE AWARE OF THESE TERMS, LETS COMPARE THE 3 EXPRESS ENTRY PROGRAMS:
CHECK BELOW THE EXPRESS ENTRY FIRST STEPS
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Main source of the content : IRCC – www.canada.ca