Canada Express Entry for skilled immigrants

Canada has announced a new immigration process for enabling express entry to skilled immigrants under its Federal Skilled Trades program.

Canada announces Express Entry for prevention of immigration backlogs—Immigration backlogs will get reduced significantly, thanks to the new Express Entry by Canada immigration department. Announcing the latest move, Canada immigration department CIC(Citizenship and Immigration Canada) stated that it will be a big boon for skilled foreigners in Canada.

Canada will ease immigration backlogs for skilled immigrants through its new Express Entry process.

New online process for Canada permanent residency aspirants--Giving details about the immigration process by Canada, president of Canadian Construction Association, Michael Atkinson, said that a new online process will facilitate foreign skilled individuals willing to gain Canada permanent residency to get the facility of pre-registering on a website.

This facility of registration on the officially managed website of CIC will be available online. Canada will give preference to those who have any Canada job offers from Canada employers or whether their occupation happens to be in demand in Canada or not.

So, Canada will not consider first come first served basis. Hence, its quite clear that those having offers of job in Canada will be offered a priority in terms of application for Canada permanent residency, the minister clarified.

Preparation of Express Entry next year—Canada is going to give effect to new steps in severa key immigration programs for preparation of launch of Canada Express Entry next year. Canada Express Entry gives facility to government of Canada to chose the best skilled migrants.

This means selection of skilled migrants having higher probability of getting succeeded in Canada. The annual cap for the Canadian FSTP will now be 5,000 applications. This will be done for meeting the growing demand for skilled trades persons.

Another point worth notable in this regard is that candidates for Express Entry who get an offer of job or nomination under Canada Provincial Nominee Program(PNP) will be offered invitation for making an application for Canada permanent residency.

No doubt, the invites will be under the control of the Canadian provinces.

So, its just a matter of around six months for entering the fully automatic online process for entering Canada under Canada permanent entry immigration programs. Already, nations like New Zealand and Australia have Express Entry systems.