Skilled people are always demanded the world over, and no matter where they go, they are certain to leave a trail. This year, the concerned Canadian authorities from the Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC), the concerned visa and immigration body of the nation, have decided to make the nation a haven for skilled professionals. And, if you are lucky enough to picture in the category, you can definitely let the movement happen in particular.
The first-come-first-serve basis for immigration is a long gone chapter in the history of Canadian immigration, and if you want to immigrate to this country, from this onwards the Express Entry or Expression of Interest (EoI) has been taking a new turn in particular.
Now, you may be wondering that how the EoI or Express Entry can emerge as the haven for skilled professionals to Canada. Well, this is an unprecedented skilled immigration programme, and it allows the movement of the individuals to take shape in the best justified way.
In the past, there were much complacency that was dominating the first-come-first-serve basis and innumerable bogus movements put additional pressure on the economy. So, to help deal with that odd and make the immigration much more promising and valuable, you can rightfully say that the authorities planned a new policy and under that the movement started to take shape.
The Express Entry system takes into account the movement for skilled professionals. It has definitely made Canada the haven for skilled professionals through the introduction of this system. So, if you want to get the best advantage from this program, you will have to first understand it.
The Express Entry system is an altogether new programme, and under this, you will get the best chance to move to the overseas hotspot under the skilled visa category.
If you want to go for this specific immigration scheme, you must first understand that the applicant has to visit the Express Entry website and from there you will have to fulfill the various requirements that are demanded under the system. To name few of them are age, experience, educational qualification and language proficiency. Once you are through with that, you will get your name listed in the Express Entry Pool.
The next line of activity would be to move the contestants to the Canadian Job Bank. It is basically the platform that would determine the movement and help your application be given due consideration from the authorities in particular.
Once you get the best papers ready for the visa, and you have been selected by the authorities, you can think for the next level and take the movement happening in particular.
The movement is streamlined by three broad categories that the Express Entry envisages:
Federal Skilled Workers Programme (FSWP)
Under the FSWP, for all those immigrants who are engaged in the work that is mentioned in the Skilled Occupation List (SOL), the movement can happen in particular, and you can get the possibilities met in particular.
FSWP: Key Requirements
- You must have at least 1,560 hours of experience in the first place.
- You must be engaged in the paid work.
- You must appear in the NOC 0, A and B.
Federal Skilled Trades Programme (FSTP)
If you are going for this specific scheme, then you must be engaged in some trade that holds a greater value in the economy and you can rightfully go for that trade in particular and help streamline the movement. In case you are able to do that, then you can help make the movement happen in particular.
In the FSTP, you must meet with the following requirements:
- You must plan to live outside Quebec.
- You must meet the desired proficiency level in English and French.
- You must have two years of work experience in any skilled trade that is in demand in the country for the last five years.
- You must have full time employment opportunity to make sure that you are able to make the move.