Express Entry

EE is a system where applications of Skilled Workers are managed according to Comprehensive Ranking System. One must score 67 points based on the 6 selection factors criteria to become eligible to enter profile in Express Entry.

Express Entry manages applications for three economic immigration programs:

  • Federal Skilled Worker Program
  • Federal Skilled Trades Program
  • Canadian Experience Class

Each program has its own eligibility requirement as given bellow:

Federal Skilled Worker Program:

Language Skills: CLB 7 (minimum)
Canadian or foreign work experience: 1 year in NOC 0,A,B continuous with in the last 10 years I primary NOC (Combination, part time/full time or more than 1 job)
Education: Minimum Secondary school (higher education will earn more points on CRS)

Federal Skill Trade:

Language Skills: CLB 5 for Listening and speaking, CLB 4 for reading and writing
Work Experience: Canadian or foreign experience in a skilled trade under key groups of NOC B. Two years within last 5 years (either combination of full-time or part-time work) A valid job offer of full-time employment for a total period of at least 1 year or a certificate of qualification in that skilled trade issued by a Canadian provincial, territorial or federal authority
Education: Not required

Canadian Experience Class:

Language Skills: English or French skills. CLB 7 if your NOC is 0 or A. CLB 5 if your NOC is B
Work Experience: Canadian experience in 1 of these NOCs 0, A, B in Canada in the last 3 years (either combination of full-time or part-time work) Job offer not required
Education: Not required