The express entry that was launched in January this year is already gaining a lot of speculation. This is because the Citizenship and Immigration Canada that the number of applicants has been growing on a weekly basis and has reached up to 1500 applicants per week. This has made it easier for all applicants aiming for Canadian immigration. Moreover, the figures are contained in a new report that is used for evaluation during the first 6 months of the year 2015. It is a new way of processing applicants required for specific economic purposes ranging from the Canadian experience class and a portion of the Provincial Nominee program.
The express entry has become the main source for the applicants to meet Canadian immigration levels. By categorizing applications based on the eligibility criteria and other required fields, the Express entry prevents piling up of applications and backlogging. Skilled newcomers with more chances of success in the labor market of Canada are given more preference in comparison to the ones that have applied first. The express entry has thus destroyed the first come first serve basis and has replaced it with rather challenging options, making sure that only the best, get through the immigration.
Candidates that fit the criteria of one of the Federal immigration programs are eligible to land in the pool of candidates that will be processed further. Provincial nominees who wish to participate in the express entry program must also check if they fit the criteria. Out of 112,701 applicants, 48,723 applicants were rejected because they did not fit the criteria.
Discuss with your immigration lawyer so that you can analyze your eligibility and see if your application can be processed. Besides that, one can also make sure to present proper application by discussing the norms with the immigration lawyers. Since first come first serve basis has been avoided, if you have the required criteria then you can submit your application leisurely. However, submitting as early as possible will be better considering the amount of competition among the eligible candidates.
Candidates may receive more than one invitation for the express entry. It was also noticed that more invitations were sent out than the number of applicants processed. Express entry may or may not be your path towards acquiring a permanent residence. This is solely based on the eligibility criteria and how well you fit in to the criteria required for express entry.