The Express Entry is a management system for some of Canada’s most popular immigration programs. Through Express Entry, eligible candidates are ranked according to the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS). After being ranked, the can be invited to apply for Permanent Residency. From time to time, normally every month, Canada immigration authorities launch an invitation round.
For Express Entry management system, all applicants must qualify for at least one of these three programs: Canadian Experience Class (CEC), Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) or Federal Skilled Trade Program (FSTP). Also, some streams of certain Provincial Nominee Programs go under the Express Entry management system.
Moreover, it is important to know that just getting into the Express Entry pool doesn’t mean that you will be automatically invited to apply. But the higher the score, the better are the chances to receive an invitation. For scoring in the CRS, various factors are taken into consideration. The factors are related to education, age, professional experience, language certificates, valid job offer, spouse or common-law partner skills (if applicable), etc.
In addition, extra points can be given to provincial nomination, arranged employment, post-secondary education in Canada, good level of French as a second language and having siblings in living Canada as permanent residents or Canadian citizens.