Canada Express Entry and PNP from Bangladesh

Move to Canada and settle down with family through Express Entry or Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)

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Canada Express Entry

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.

Steps of Canada Express Entry – Understand the Canada Express Entry in just 10 Steps

STEP 1: Educational Credential Assessment (ECA)
STEP 2: IELTS
STEP 3: Get your CRS score
STEP 4: Improve your CRS score
STEP 5: Submit your Express Entry Application into CIC pool
STEP 6: Apply for PNP (if applicable)
STEP 7: Wait for draw result
STEP 8: Invitation to Apply (ITA)
STEP 9: Filing for Canada Immigration
STEP 10: Arrive in Canada!

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 PNP programs are:
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)

Processing fee $850 and right of permanent residence fee $515. At the primary stage, you need to pay for Canada ECA, IELTS and other fees that may include professional license fees.

For Canada express entry and provincial nominee programs, IELTS is mandatory if you are applying from Bangladesh.

Province will process your PNP application (typically 3-4 months), you will be approved 600 points to contribute to your Express Entry total score. With these additional 600 points, you will be selected and issued ITA for visa apply.

Education is free for all children in the Canadian public schools. All children must attend school until age 16 or 18, depending on the province or territory.

NOC refers "National Occupation Code". Before you proceed, you must determine your NOC so that you can apply accordingly. The NOC system identifies the correct candidate according to the job responsibilities. The NOC system provides detailed information about each occupation.