Express Entry is a new system to manage and facilitate the selection and processing of applications for permanent residence under the federal economic immigration programs. The Government of Canada chooses skilled immigrants as permanent residents based on their ability to settle in Canada and contribute to Canadian labor market as well the economy of the country. The potential candidate completes an online Express Entry profile and enters in to the pool based on their eligibility. However, entry into the Express Entry pool does not guarantee that a candidate will receive an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for immigration to Canada. Candidates only with the highest scores in the pool will receive an invitation to apply (ITA) for permanent residency in Canada. Candidates who receive an ITA may apply for Canadian permanent resident status under the different programs in Express Entry system. You can apply for permanent residency in Canada through express entry system under any of the following programs:

A part of the Provincial Nominee Programs can also recruit candidates from the Express Entry System.