Express Entry is the new selection system for Canadian immigration, designed to select skilled workers for immigration to Canada.

Express Entry is a completely electronic process involving the federal government, provincial governments, and Canadian employers. In order to best serve your needs, please choose whether you are a potential candidate for Canadian immigration or a Canadian employer interested in hiring skilled workers.

I want to immigrate to Canada (candidates)

Express Entry candidates: A smiling woman being interviewed for a job

What Express Entry does for candidates:

  • Gets you to Canada quicker
  • Links you with employers
  • Cuts down on paperwork

Learn more about Express Entry

I want to hire (employers)

Express Entry Employers: A diverse group of businessmen and women smiling and wearing formal business clothing

What Express Entry does for employers:

  • Allows you to select skilled international candidates
  • Gets your employees to Canada quicker
  • Gives you a key role in Canadian immigration

Learn more about Express Entry


Tools and Resources

Latest News

  • Occupations In-Demand Sub-Category of Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program Reopens for 700 Applications

    A popular Canadian immigration option in the province of Saskatchewan has reopened for a limited number of applications. On Monday, October 24, the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) announced that its International Skilled Worker – Occupations In-Demand sub-category would be accepting up to 700 applications. This marks the fifth time this SINP sub-category has had an application intake so far this year. If previous intake periods are anything to go by, it can be expected that the latest intake cap may be reached within days, or even hours.

  • Biggest-Ever Express Entry Draw sees 1,804 ITAs Issued, CRS Score Requirement Decreases to 475

    The Express Entry draw on October 19 — the second draw in eight days — saw a record number of Invitations to Apply (ITAs) issued to candidates in Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada’s (IRCC) Express Entry pool. The previous record for the number of ITAs issued in a single draw was 1,637, on March 27, 2015. Moreover, this is only the second time in 2016 that two draws have happened within the space of a week.