Express Entry – Human Capital Priorities Notification of Interest

Please be advised that the OINP has commenced issuing NOIs under the HCP stream. The results of yesterday’s round are as follows: Number of invitations issued: 511 Date and time of portal search: February 26, 2018 at 2:00PM EST CRS score range: 441-433 Date Express Entry profile submitted: January 1, 2018 to February 22, 2018 The OINP is managing the volume of applications to the HCP stream at this time.  The OINP will be issuing NOIs on a regu...

Introduction of New Study Direct Stream (SDS) Program

CIC Introduce Study Direct Stream Program for new students applying for Study permit in Canada. To Qualify; You must study in publicly funded post-secondary institution, such as a college, trade or technical school, university or CEGEP (in Quebec). Have the following language abilities:   IELTS test result with a minimum band of 6 or higher for each ability (Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking)  OR TEF test result with a minimum score of B2 (NCL...

New definition of age of dependants now in force

The Government of Canada has changed the definition of the age of dependants from “under 19” to “under 22,” allowing parents to sponsor or immigrate to Canada with their older children. The change applies to all applications received by IRCC on or after October 24, 2017. IRCC is also introducing a temporary public policy to allow more families to benefit from the expanded age of dependants. The public policy allows applicants with permanent residence...

Express Entry Draw system #77 – November 8, 2017 458 points

The Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, pursuant to section 10.3(1)(i) and (j) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, gives the annexed Ministerial Instructions Respecting Invitations to Apply for Permanent Residence under the Express Entry System.   Number of invitations issued: 2,000 Rank required to be invited to apply: 2,000th or above Date and time of round: November 8, 2017 at 13:40:54 UTC CRS score of lowest-ranked c

Express Entry Draw for Provincial Nominee Program. Nov. 1 2017 673 points

Foreign nationals who, on November 1, 2017, at 12:55:44 UTC, have been assigned a total of 673 points or more under the Comprehensive Ranking System that is set out in the Ministerial Instructions Respecting the Express Entry System, as published in the Canada Gazette, Part I, on December 1, 2014, and as amended from time to time, occupy the rank required to be invited to make an application for permanent residence under Provincial Nominee Program.

Express Entry Draw for Federal Skill Trade Worker. 241 Points

Foreign nationals who, on November 1, 2017, at 12:55:44 UTC, have been assigned a total of 241 points or more under the Comprehensive Ranking System that is set out in the Ministerial Instructions Respecting the Express Entry System, as published in the Canada Gazette, Part I, on December 1, 2014, and as amended from time to time, occupy the rank required to be invited to make an application for permanent residence. This applies to Federal Skilled Trade Wo

Express Entry Draw October 18, 2017. 436 Points

Foreign nationals who, on October 18, 2017, at 11:12:41 UTC, have been assigned a total of 436 points or more under the Comprehensive Ranking System that is set out in the Ministerial Instructions Respecting the Express Entry System, as published in the Canada Gazette, Part I, on December 1, 2014, and as amended from time to time, occupy the rank required to be invited to make an application for permanent residence.