Canada Express Entry and PNP from Bangladesh
Move to Canada and settle down with family through Express Entry or Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)
Canada Express Entry is the most popular pathway to immigrate to Canada from Bangladesh. Express Entry will allow you to migrate to Canada with Permanent Residency status. To apply, you must fulfill the mandatory eligibility requirements. The Express Entry system includes the following 3 subcategories:
- Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP)
- Federal Skilled Trades (FST)
- Canadian Experience Class (CEC)
Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP):
FSWP applicants must have a minimum of one year of full-time skilled work experience in Bangladesh or overseas. This program requires proficiency in English or French Language skill, qualification, and other human factors. The applicant must score higher or equal to the monthly CRS cutoff score to get ITA. Most of the successful express entry applicants have migrated to Canada through this Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP).
Requirements for Express Entry (FSWP):
- Age: Your age must not be over 45
- Education: at least Bachelor Degree
- Experience: Minimum 1 year
- IELTS: Canadian Language Benchmark Score – 7
- Six Factor: You must pass the Six Factor Point Test
Federal Skilled Trades (FST):
Through this program, applicants must have at least two years of work experience in a skilled trade. This experience must have been obtained within the last 5 years. The visa applicant should also meet English, educational, and Canadian employment requirements.
Canadian Experience Class (CEC):
Applicants with one year of job experience from any Canadian employer can add more points to the profile and get ITA faster than others.
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Provincial Nominee (PNP) Programs
Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP) let provinces respond to their individual economic needs by nominating certain candidates for permanent resident status. Candidates from Bangladesh are being nominated by most of the Canadian Provinces because of the easy visa rules.
Some popular programs include:
- Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP)
• Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP)
• Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP)
• Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP)
• Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP)
• Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP)
Requirements for Canada Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP):
- Age: Maximum 45
- Education: Minimum Bachelor Degree
- Experience: Minimum 3 years
- IELTS: At least CLB 6 or above
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Candidates in Bangladesh who are interested in Canadian PR ask this question quite often, which program they should apply for. Express Entry is by far the most popular and naturally the fastest program from Bangladesh to get Canadian Permanent Residency. But, the current cutoff score of Express Entry Draw is quite high and requires CLB 9. On the other hand, Provincial Nominee Programs require lower IELTS scores. So, if the candidate’s overall score is below the average cutoff score then applying to PNPs would be the better option for Bangladeshi visa candidates.
The IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is a very important selection parameter in Canada’s immigration system. Both Saskatchewan and Manitoba require the lowest IELTS out of all the Canadian provinces. Saskatchewan Province of Canada accepts the applicants with a low IELTS score requirement which is just CLB 4. Manitoba Province also needs a low IELTS level, i.e. CLB (Canadian Language Benchmark) 4 score.
Applying to Canada Express Entry is easy. But the inappropriate application can bring an unsuccessful outcome although you meet all the requirements. Also, you must keep in mind that applying to PNPs might get complicated as some NOCs require professional licenses from Canadian Bodies and the application process of Province vary from the Express Entry process. If you need assistance for Canada Express Entry or PNP, you might CONTACT US. We have a team of experienced consultants and Immigration lawyers who are available for you to make flawless applications to help you settle down in Canada from Bangladesh.