Canada Express Entry Immigration

Express Entry is an application management system used by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to manage and process applications received through three of Canada’s federal economic immigration programs for skilled workers.

Express Entry is not an immigration program in itself, it is actually an online system created to manage Canada’s immigration applications intake. 

Who can Apply?

In order to apply for Express Entry, you will need to qualify for one of the above Canadian immigration programs. This means you must have at least:

  • at least 1 year of full-time Canadian work experience (or equivalent part-time experience), and / or

  • at least 1 year of continuous full-time work experience (or equivalent part-time experience abroad in an occupation that Canada deems "skilled" (NOC O, A, B) and / or

  • at least 2 years of full-time work experience (or equivalent part time experience) in a skilled trade within the 5 years.