The system of Express Entry manages applications for permanent residence for three programs: Federal Skilled Worker Program, Federal Skilled Trade and Canadian Experience Class. Applicants need to create a profile in Express Entry system, which ranks their human capital, spousal factor, adaptability, and other factors. Applicants have higher score may receive the invitation.
From January 1, 2015, Canadian Experience Class applications are processed through the Express Entry selection system for immigration to Canada. Eligible candidates must make an expression of interest in immigrating to Canada, create an online Express Entry profile, and receive an Invitation to Apply for permanent residence before they may make an application.
Canadian Experience Class Criteria:
- Work in Canada for at least 12 months in the past 3 years with a valid Work Permit
- Have a minimum level of CLB 7 in NOC 0, A jobs or CLB5 in NOC B jobs.
- Plan to live outside of Quebec