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.

Am I eligible for
Express Entry?

Find out if your qualifications meet the eligibility requirements for Express Entry.

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I've received
an Invitation to Apply (ITA)

Congratulations on receiving your invitation! We can help you process your application.

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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

  • Ontario Now Publishing Estimated Processing Times for Immigration Streams

    The government of Ontario, Canada's most popular destination province for newcomers, is now publishing information on estimated processing times for streams within the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP), one of Canada's Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs). Previously, this information was not publicly available.

  • Bill C-6 Passes, Allowing Quicker Transition to Canadian Citizenship for Immigrants

    Bill C-6, an act amending the Canadian Citizenship Act, has officially passed into law, placing current and future immigrants to Canada on a faster pathway to one of the world’s most desired citizenships. C-6 received parliamentary Royal Assent in Ottawa, the nation’s capital, on the evening of June 19, 2017.