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BC-Express Entry-Skilled Worker Tech Pilot View

Requirements

  • have received an Express Entry Profile Number and a Job Seeker Validation Code from the IRCC Express Entry system. This shows you meet the minimum criteria for one of IRCC’s Express Entry programs:
  • have accepted a full-time, indeterminate job offer (a permanent job, or one with no set end date) from a B.C. employer. The job must be in a National Occupational Classification skilled occupation  (Skill Type 0 or Skill Level A or B).
  • The job offer must be for a single job in one of the 29 occupations eligible under the BC PNP Tech Pilot
  • qualify to work in your job in B.C.
  • have at least two (2) years of directly related work experience
  • show you can support yourself and your dependents
  • meet minimum language requirements
  • have a wage offer in line with B.C. wage rates for the occupation

 

Introduction

  • Registration
    • The first step is registration with our Skills Immigration Registration System (SIRS). Registering allows us to assess your job, B.C. location, education, language ability and wage. We will review this against B.C. labour market needs.
    • If you meet the minimum criteria for one of IRCC’s federal economic immigration programs, you will receive an Express Entry profile number and a Job Seeker validation code. You now can register with the BC PNP.
    • You get a registration score based on various factors. You also go into a selection pool for your chosen category. You stay in the selection pool for up to 12 months, or until you receive an invitation to apply.
  • Invitation

    • If you are invited to apply, you have up to 30 calendar days from the date of invitation to submit a complete application via BCPNP Online.

    • Invitations are issued based on the BC PNP’s annual nomination allocation and processing capacity. However, registration does not guarantee that you will be invited to apply.

  • Application
    • Submit your Express Entry BC application through BCPNP Online. You have 30 calendar days to apply through BCPNP Online. Your application requires a $700 processing fee. 
  • Nomination
    • Receive a provincial nomination and apply to IRCC for permanent residence.

 

BC-Express Entry-Skilled Worker View

Requirements

Introduction

  • Registration

    • The first step is registration with our Skills Immigration Registration System (SIRS). Registering allows us to assess your job, B.C. location, education, language ability and wage. We will review this against B.C. labour market needs.

    • If you meet the minimum criteria for one of IRCC’s federal economic immigration programs, you will receive an Express Entry profile number and a Job Seeker validation code. You now can register with the BC PNP.

    • You get a registration score based on various factors. You also go into a selection pool for your chosen category. You stay in the selection pool for up to 12 months, or until you receive an invitation to apply.

  • Invitation

    • If you are invited to apply, you have up to 30 calendar days from the date of invitation to submit a complete application via BCPNP Online.

    • Invitations are issued based on the BC PNP’s annual nomination allocation and processing capacity. However, registration does not guarantee that you will be invited to apply.

  • Application
    • Submit your Express Entry BC application through BCPNP Online. You have 30 calendar days to apply through BCPNP Online. Your application requires a $700 processing fee. 
  • Nomination
    • Receive a provincial nomination and apply to IRCC for permanent residence.

Alberta Opportunity Stream View

Requirements

 

  • At the time your application is postmarked and at the time the AINP assesses your application, you must have a valid work permit (not implied status or restoration status) for an eligible occupation. Valid work permits are based on one of the following:
    • a positive Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA)
    • a LMIA exemption for workers based on one of the following exemptions as determine by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC):
      • international trade agreements
      • workers transferred within a company
      • International Experience Canada
      • Mobilité Francophone
      • an open work permit issued by IRCC to
        • vulnerable workers who have demonstrated they are experiencing abuse or are at risk of abuse in the context of their employment in Canada, including under the Vulnerable Workers Open Work Permit (VWOWP) exemption, or
        • the family members of a vulnerable worker under the VWOWP exemption
    • a Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) held by a graduate of an Alberta Advanced Education publicly funded post-secondary institution
      • PGWP holders must also meet specific occupation, education and work experience requirements as set out below.
  • At the time your application is postmarked and at the time the AINP assesses your application, you must work in an eligible occupation in Alberta. Occupation requirements also apply to your work experience and job offer. You must review the Work Experience criteria and Eligible Job Offer criteria sections for details.
    • The occupation you are working in at the time your application is postmarked to the AINP is your “current occupation.”
    • Most occupations under National Occupational Classification (NOC) skill levels 0, A, B, C and D are eligible under the AINP.
  • Language requirement:If you are working in a NOC 0, A or B occupation, minimum CLB/NCLC 5. If you are working in a NOC C or D occupation, minimum CLB/NCLC 4.
  • At the time your application is postmarked you must have completed a minimum of high school education in your country of origin.
  • If you started attending your Alberta credential program before April 1, 2019, your credential must be one of the following Alberta Advanced Education approved credentials:
    • certificate or post-diploma certificate or post-baccalaureate certificate (minimum one year in length)
    • diploma program (minimum 2 years in length)
    • undergraduate bachelor's degree
    • graduate level degree
    • graduate level certificate
    • graduate level diploma
  • If you started attending your Alberta credential program on or after April 1, 2019, your credential must be one of the following Alberta Advanced Education approved credentials:
    • post-diploma certificate or post-baccalaureate certificate (minimum one year in length)
    • diploma program (minimum 2 years in length)
    • undergraduate bachelor's degree
    • graduate level degree
    • graduate level certificate
    • graduate level diploma
  • At the time your application is postmarked you must have either:
    • a minimum of 12 months full-time work experience in your current occupation in Alberta within the last 18 months; or
    • a minimum of 24 months of full-time work experience in your current occupation in Canada and/or abroad within the last 30 months
      • This work experience can be a combination of experience gained in Alberta, in Canada (outside Alberta) and/or abroad.
  • Post-Graduation Work Permit holders require a minimum of 6 months full-time work experience in your current occupation in Alberta within the last 18 months.
  • For all applicants, including Post-Graduation Work Permit holders, work experience in the qualifying period:
    • must have been full-time, for a minimum of 30 hours a week
    • must be for the same occupation as your current occupation
    • must have been authorized by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada and with valid temporary resident status if completed in Alberta or Canada
    • cannot have been gained while studying in Canada and doing co-op work placements or internships as part of a study program, unless you are a Post-Graduation Work Permit holder who completed during paid co-op work terms as a part of your program of study at an Alberta post-secondary institution.
  • To qualify, the work terms must have been:
    • paid and full-time (minimum 30 hours per week)
    • for work experience directly related to your current occupation, and
    • for work experience all gained in Alberta
  • All applicants, including Post-Graduation Work Permit holders, must meet the following licensing, registration and certification requirements:
    • You must have the required licensing, registration or certification to work in your current occupation in Alberta at the time your application is postmarked and at the time the AINP assesses your application for nomination.
    • If you are working in a compulsory trade in Alberta you must have a valid Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Trade (AIT) recognized trade certificate.
    • If you are working as childcare worker, you must have valid certification as a child development worker (formerly Level 2) or child development supervisor (formerly Level 3).
  • Your job offer or employment contract must be signed by you and your Alberta employer and must offer:
    • continuous, paid work
    • full-time work, defined as a minimum of 30 hours/week
    • employment for 12 months or more
    • work in your current occupation
    • wages and benefits that meet provincial minimum wage and:
    • work for an eligible AINP occupation for which you have a work permit that meets AINP work permit requirements

 

Introduction

New Brunswick-Express Entry View

Requirements

Introduction

Quebec-Regular Skilled Worker-Temporary Worker View

Requirements

The following factors are considered when assessing your application:

 

Introduction

  •  You first must submit an expression of interest through Arrima. You can complete and update your expression of interest form at any time, free of charge.
  • If you receive an invitation and wish to continue with the process, you must apply for permanent selection and send the Ministère the supporting documents required to process your application.
  • The Government of Canada will evaluate your medical records and those of your family members, and conduct a security check.
  • If you meet all the requirements, you will be issued a permanent residence visa by the Government of Canada.

 

Northwest Territories-Entry Level/Semi-Skilled Occupations View

Requirements

  • Nominee Applicants being supported under the Entry Level/Semi-Skilled Occupations stream, NOC skill levels C and D, must undergo mandatory language testing and achieve a minimum language standard of the Canadian Language Benchmark Level 4
  • Nominee Applicants currently in Canada must have legal status to work and must have a valid work permit for the duration of the application process.
  • Nominee Applicants must also satisfy the Nominee Program that they intend to settle permanently in the Northwest Territories.
  • Nominee Applicant must have the required certification or accreditation for the occupation based on the Employer’s job description, the job advertisements (if applicable) and the employment requirements of National Occupational Classification’s (NOC)C and D
  • Nominee Applicant must have worked in the same position with their nominating Employer for a minimum of six months immediately prior to submitting an application.

Introduction

  • All application packages are pre-screened by the online application system to determine if all mandatory fields have been completed. Incomplete applications will not be submitted into the system for assessment.
  • Employers applying to nominate a Nominee Applicant with an open work permit (under the International Mobility Program) and without submitting a positive LMIA, must instead submit the job advertising requirements.
  • Each application will undergo an assessment to determine the impacts that nominating a Nominee Applicant is likely to have on the Northwest Territories labour market.
  • during the assessment of an application, program staff request further information, documentation and/or clarification, an email will be sent to the Employer and/or Authorized Representative and a 14 calendar day deadline will be given to submit what is requested.
  • When an application is approved, a formal letter (also known as a nomination certificate) will be sent by email to the Employer, Nominee Applicant and/or Authorized Representative, which indicates that the application has been approved. The letter (also known as a nomination certificate) provides the approved Nominee with instructions to submit their application for permanent residency to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada within the validation period for the nomination. The validation period is six (6) months for the Skilled Worker/ Express Entry category from the date the nomination approval was issued.

 

Northwest Territories-Skilled Worker View

Requirements

  • Nominee Applicants currently in Canada must have legal status to work and must have a valid work permit for the duration of the application process. 
  • Must provide valid results from a language test administered by a designated testing agency. The accepted tests are IELTS General Training or CELPIP General for English and TEF for French:
    • NOC 0 and A: CLB 7 for CELPIP, IELTS and TEF.
    • NOC B: CLB 5 for CELPIP, IELTS and TEF.
  • Nominee Applicants must also satisfy the Nominee Program that they intend to settle permanently in the Northwest Territories.
  • Nominee Applicant must have the required certification or accreditation for the occupation based on the Employer’s job description, the job advertisements (if applicable) and the employment requirements of National Occupational Classification’s (NOC)0, A and B. 

Introduction

  • All application packages are pre-screened by the online application system to determine if all mandatory fields have been completed. Incomplete applications will not be submitted into the system for assessment.
  • Employers applying to nominate a Nominee Applicant with an open work permit (under the International Mobility Program) and without submitting a positive LMIA, must instead submit the job advertising requirements.
  • Each application will undergo an assessment to determine the impacts that nominating a Nominee Applicant is likely to have on the Northwest Territories labour market.
  • during the assessment of an application, program staff request further information, documentation and/or clarification, an email will be sent to the Employer and/or Authorized Representative and a 14 calendar day deadline will be given to submit what is requested.
  • When an application is approved, a formal letter (also known as a nomination certificate) will be sent by email to the Employer, Nominee Applicant and/or Authorized Representative, which indicates that the application has been approved. The letter (also known as a nomination certificate) provides the approved Nominee with instructions to submit their application for permanent residency to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada within the validation period for the nomination. The validation period is six (6) months for the Skilled Worker/ Express Entry category from the date the nomination approval was issued.

Saskatchewan-Experience- Long-Haul Driver Project View

Requirements

  • Be working for an SINP-approved Saskatchewan trucking firm for at least six months on a temporary work permit. The permit must be issued by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and based on a positive Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) from Service Canada.
    • The SINP is piloting criteria changes over 2019-2021 for specific semi-skilled occupations. If you are not currently working in Saskatchewan, you can apply to the Long-Haul Truck Drivers category if you have proof that you previously worked in Saskatchewan for a minimum of six months as a Long-Haul Truck Driver.
  • Have a current Saskatchewan Class 1A driver's licence. If you are not currently working in Saskatchewan, you can apply to the Long-Haul Truck Drivers pilot without the Class 1A driver's licence, but you will need to obtain this licence upon arrival in order to work in Saskatchewan.
  • Have an offer of full-time, permanent employment from your employer which must be an approved trucking firm in Saskatchewan; and,
  • Have at least Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) 4 or higher English language ability
  • Have a valid SINP Job Approval Letter.

Introduction

  • Obtain all the required documents. Complete the required provincial and federal forms and any other federal forms that apply to your situation.
  • Review and organize your completed forms and supporting documents to ensure you have a complete application package.
  • Apply at SINP Apply Online. If you received an Invitation to Apply (ITA) as an EOI candidate, you must login using the same account that you created for your EOI profile. If you are applying with a job offer, you'll need to create an account.
  • Complete the different sections of your online application. Scan and upload all your completed forms and required documents in PDF format onto your online application. Keep the originals for your records.
  • Save, pay the fee (Saskatchewan Express Entry and Occupation In-Demand subcategories only) and submit your application online.
  • Once the SINP receives your complete online application, it will be assessed against the eligibility criteria.
  • The SINP will email you a receipt letter once your application is received. Your application number will not change. Use it in all your submissions or any inquiries you may have during the assessment process.
  • The SINP will only contact you (by email) if they have questions about missing documents and/or with the results of your assessment.
  • If the SINP decides you're not eligible for immigration to the province, you'll be informed. You may apply again at a later date if your situation changes and you meet the requirements.
  • If you're approved for immigration under the SINP, you'll be nominated to the federal government for permanent residency status.

 

Saskatchewan-Experience-Hospitality Sector Project View

Requirements

  • Have a valid work permit issued by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) through a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) for one of the following:
    • Food/Beverage Server (NOC 6513)
    • Food Counter Attendant/Kitchen Helper (NOC 6711)
    • Housekeeping/Cleaning Staff (NOC 6731)
  • Have completed at least Grade 12 education (or its equivalent).
  • Work for an employer that has been approved by the SINP to participate in the Hospitality Sector Project. The SINP won't accept applications from hospitality sector employees who begin working for their employer before the employer receives SINP approval.
    • To find out if your employer is SINP-approved, ask for a copy of their letter of approval.
  • Work in Saskatchewan for the employer offering the permanent job for at least six months.
  • Have an offer of permanent, full-time employment from an approved Saskatchewan Hospitality employer
  • Have at least Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) 4 or higher English language ability
  • Have a valid SINP Job Approval Letter

Introduction

  • Obtain all the required documents. Complete the required provincial and federal forms and any other federal forms that apply to your situation.
  • Review and organize your completed forms and supporting documents to ensure you have a complete application package.
  • Apply at SINP Apply Online. If you received an Invitation to Apply (ITA) as an EOI candidate, you must login using the same account that you created for your EOI profile. If you are applying with a job offer, you'll need to create an account.
  • Complete the different sections of your online application. Scan and upload all your completed forms and required documents in PDF format onto your online application. Keep the originals for your records.
  • Save, pay the fee (Saskatchewan Express Entry and Occupation In-Demand subcategories only) and submit your application online.
  • Once the SINP receives your complete online application, it will be assessed against the eligibility criteria.
  • The SINP will email you a receipt letter once your application is received. Your application number will not change. Use it in all your submissions or any inquiries you may have during the assessment process.
  • The SINP will only contact you (by email) if they have questions about missing documents and/or with the results of your assessment.
  • If the SINP decides you're not eligible for immigration to the province, you'll be informed. You may apply again at a later date if your situation changes and you meet the requirements.
  • If you're approved for immigration under the SINP, you'll be nominated to the federal government for permanent residency status.

 

Saskatchewan Experience-Semi-skilled Agriculture Worker with Existing Work Permit View

Requirements

Introduction