Canada is located in the northern half of North America. It has ten provinces which cover 9.98 million square kilometers which make it the world’s second-largest country by total area and the fourth biggest country in terms of land area. It is extremely developed with 82 percent out of the 35.15 million people inhabitant in large and medium-sized cities close to the southern border. One-third of the people live in the three main cities: Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver. Ottawa is the capital of Canada and other main city areas include Calgary, Edmonton, Quebec City, Winnipeg, and Hamilton.[irp]
If someone wants to shift to Canada for whatever reason, there are some guidance steps to help you in selecting the city or area where you can settle down easily. The Government of Canada is also offering different schemes through which one can go there. These programs include family sponsored, business startup or investor, refugee, caregiver, express entry and more. We are discussing here the express entry system which is the most chosen system amongst the Gulf countries and has little waiting time. Express Entry System is a migration program for Canada in which the candidate applies for lifetime residency. This scheme is, especially for skilled migrants. In this, the candidates are chosen on the basis of their skill to settle in Canada and their contribution to the economy. The data of the candidates needs to be loaded on the website from where employers of immigration department can view the application and can approach the deserving candidate.
Step 1: Eligibility for application: In this step, few questions will be asked from the applicants to answer and it will take only 15 minutes. The results will show the eligibility for this program. A reference number will be provided for later use while creating your profile. Following is the link where you can check your eligibility:
Step 2: Create an online profile: Creation of an account on the government website is necessary. Then you will have to give complete information on the same website to create a profile. Following is the link where you have to create an account.
Step 3: Recording with the ESDC Job Bank: This is the link where you can create an account. Delay in registration will expire your account and profile if you do not record within 30 days. Registry with the bank will help connect applicants with possible employers in Canada.
Step 4: Rank of the applicants: A request to apply will be issued to high scorer. Out of 1200, the scores are marked.[irp]
Step 5: 90 days to take action against an invitation: The online website is given where you can respond to an invitation.
Step 6: Wait: After applying, you just have to show patience because results of the applications take about 6 months. In the case of application failure, you can re-apply after a period of 12 months by providing your data and creating an account and profile.