Immigrate through Express Entry

The application process for skilled immigrants who want to settle in Canada permanently and take part in our economy

Services and information

How Express Entry works

Application process and eligibility, including work experience, education and language skills for each program

Get the documents you need

Language test results, education assessments, job offers, police certificates, medical exams, proof of funds

Create and submit your Express Entry profile

Creating your profile, what to do while you wait in the pool and invitations to apply

Express Entry rounds of invitations

Understand the different types of Express Entry rounds of invitations we hold throughout the year

Apply for permanent residence, if you are invited

Filling out the form, uploading documents, paying fees and submitting your application

If we approve your application

Confirming your permanent resident status, crossing the border and settling in Canada

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Do you speak French?

French is one of Canada's two official languages. People speak French across Canada—not only in Quebec. From coast to coast to coast, there are many vibrant and dynamic Francophone communities to welcome you.

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