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

  • Canada Removes Conditional Permanent Residence Provision

    Sponsored spouses and common-law partners will no longer pass through a period of conditional permanent resident status, after the Liberal government of Canada, as expected, removed the provision, which was first introduced in 2012 by the previous Conservative government.

  • Foreign Workers in New Brunswick May Now Apply to Express Entry Labour Market Stream

    Foreign workers currently employed in the province of New Brunswick have a fresh opportunity to obtain Canadian permanent residence, after the provincial government reopened its Express Entry Labour Market stream (EELMS) to these workers only. This enhanced Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) stream is part of the New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program (NBPNP), through which the province welcomes new permanent residents who can settle quickly.