Federal Skilled Trades Program

The federal skilled trades program is a permanent residency visa that is offered to the foreign nationals to meet the labor shortage in the skilled trade occupations in Canada. It will be offering the applicants a chance to work in certain occupations in Canada or any of its Province or Territory other than Quebec.

With the launch of the Express Entry system on January 1, 2015, the applications under this program will be accessed in accordance with the new electronic application system, allowing the candidates to submit an expression of interest.

This visa allows the applicants to:

  • Live and work in Canada endlessly
  • Enjoy the benefits of permanent residents of Canada
  • Enjoy all the healthcare and social security benefits
  • Can sponsor family members to live with them

Requirement of this visa:

  • The applicant must have a valid job offer from a Canadian province or territory
  • Must meet the basic language requirements
  • Must have at least 2 years of work experience as a skilled tradesperson
  • Must demonstrate the skills required of specific trade in accordance with the National Occupational Classification system

This visa process involves point based eligibility criteria, where the candidates are awarded points as follows:

  • Language skills in either English or French
  • Educational requirement that consists of either Canadian diploma, certificate or possesses a foreign educational credential that is accompanied by an Educational Assessment (ECA)
  • Experience in eligible occupation
  • Age factor
  • Points for an arranged employment in Canada
  • Adaptability factors

Express Entry Canada- a page by Immigration Overseas is offering the applicants all the information and insight of the rules and regulations of this visa for Canada in regard to the new Express Entry system of Canada.

The candidates who wish to apply under this category can get in touch with our experts for all the details about this visa and also assist you in the

CIC introduced 26th Express Entry the 3rd Draw in 2016s

The Citizenship and Immigration Canada announced the 26th Express Entry Draw with a total of 1460 invitations issued with a minimum cutoff score of 457 points.

CIC issued an Invitation to 1,518 Candidates for Permanent Resident

The second and the 25th Express Entry draw of the New Year 2016 was conducted on 13th January 2016 by Citizenship and Immigration.

1,463 invitation to apply for Permanent Resident

Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) on 6th January 2016, conducted the 24th Express Entry Draw.

Express Entry 23rd Draw by CIC

Citizenship and Immigration Canada rolled a red carpet for the candidates who were issued Permanent Residency Canada.

CIC Released 22nd Draw Express Entry

On 4th December, 2015, the Citizenship and Immigration Canada conducted the 22nd rounds of invitations under the Express Entry System, for a total of 1451 applicants for Permanent Residency Canada.

The 21st Express Entry Draw by CIC

The Express Entry 21st draw was announced on 27th November, 2015 by Citizenship and Immigration Canada.

News-Express Entry 20th Draw

The 20th Draw Express Entry was announced by CIC on 13th November, 2015. The announcement of this draw brought joy to the aspirants who had applied and were anxiously waiting to know the results of the draw.

19th draw express entry

Citizenship and Immigration Canada on 23 of October 2015, announced the results of 19th Draw Express Entry to the candidates who had applied for Permanent Residence.

18th draw express entry

In the 18th draw of Express Entry which was announced 2nd October 2015, by the Citizenship and Immigration Canada to invite to apply for the Permanent Resident Visa.

Express Entry 17th Draw

The Citizenship and Immigration Canada announced the 17th draw Express Entry on 18th September, 2015.

Express Entry 16th Draw

Citizenship and Immigration Canada on 8th September 2015, issued the Invitations To Apply to the selected candidates for a Permanent Residency Visa in Canada.

News-Express Entry 15th draw

The Citizenship and Immigration Canada announced the 15th Express Entry draw on 21st August and brought much relief to the awaited results to many.

Express Entry 14th Draw

The 14th draw of Express Entry Canada was presented on 7th August 2015 by the Citizenship and Immigration of Canada for the candidates in accordance with the permanent residence in Canada.

13th Express Entry draw held

Citizenship and Immigration Canada introduced 13th draw express entry inviting 1,581 candidates to apply for Permanent residence.

12th Express Entry draw held

Express Entry Program was announced on 1st December 2014 until now eleven draws have taken place since its inception on 31st January 2015. The 12th draw invitations issued from 10th July 2015.

11th Express Entry draw held

The skilled applicants with cross fingered waited for the 11th draw Express Entry to be introduced.

10th Express Entry draw held

On 12th June 2015, Citizenship and Immigration Canada conducted the tenth Express Entry draw, handing over a total of 1,501 Invitation To Apply for Canadian permanent residence.

9th Express Entry draw held

Citizenship and Immigration Canada has conducted the Ninth draw of Express Entry on 23rd May, 2015 handing ITAs 1,361 applicant.

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