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What is Express Entry?

Express Entry is one way Canada manages applications for its immigration programs. Through Express Entry, you could immigrate to Canada as a skilled worker.

If you have language test results

You’ll need to complete a language test before checking your eligibility and submitting a profile.

Check your eligibility

If you don’t have language test results

Find out how you would rank in the Express Entry pool.

Calculate your score

Learn about the alternative application process for persons with disabilities.

How does Express Entry work?

1. Find out if you’re eligible

Answer a few questions about your language skills, education and work experience to see if you meet the minimum requirements.

2. Create your profile

If you’re eligible, create a profile and wait to be invited to apply. Your profile will be valid for 12 months. You’ll need language test results to create your profile.

3. Check your score

You’ll get a score based on your answers. Speaking French gets you extra points.

4. Get an invitation and apply

If you’re invited to apply for permanent residence, you’ll have 60 days to submit your application, supporting documents and language test results.

Create your Express Entry profile

Why choose Canada?

There are many reasons people choose Canada as a place to live and work.

Job opportunities

Skilled French-speaking immigrants are an important part of Canada’s economy. Start your job search today.

Attend the Destination Canada Mobility Forum, a series of recruitment fairs, to learn more about job opportunities across Canada.

Some occupations are regulated in Canada, which means you’ll need a special licence or certificate before you can work in those lines of work. Learn about the steps you need to follow to get your education credentials assessed.

A great place to do business

Start a business in Canada or bring your company here and join a large network of prosperous employers.

Support for immigrants

When you move to Canada, there are many services for newcomers, offered in French and English, to help you and your family settle.

Also, as a permanent resident, you can apply for services available to all Canadian citizens, such as universal health care and child care.

World-class education

When you make Canada your new home, you and your family will have access to one of the highest-quality education systems in the world.

Safety and security

Canada has low crime rates and is consistently ranked one of the safest countries in the world.

Freedom and Canadian values

Respecting and celebrating different cultures and ideas are essential Canadian values.

Watch testimonials from French-speaking immigrants and learn more about Canada’s Francophone communities

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