Canada Immigration from Bangladesh
Canada Immigration from Bangladesh

Canada Immigration from Bangladesh 

Canada immigration from Bangladesh is a common trend now! Skilled professionals like engineers, marketing officers, bankers, NGO workers, software and IT experts, accountants, auditors, medical professionals, business owners, entrepreneurs, and more than 100 other types of professionals immigrated to Canada from Bangladesh. Many students from Bangladesh enroll in Canadian Institutes and later apply for Canadian permanent residence.

According to a statistical report, in Canada (2020) there are 100,000 Bangladeshi-origin Canadians

Immigration in Canada might be the best decision for you if you prefer living in a North American country to ensure a bright future for your next generation.

The government of Canada has set a target of welcoming over 400,000 new immigrants each year, between 2022-2024. Canada offers one of the world’s most open and vibrant immigration programs. 


Immigrate to Canada through Express Entry

The Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) is Canada’s oldest immigration program! At present, the FSWP is among the most popular three skilled worker programs managed by Canada’s Express Entry system. 

Express Entry, similar to applying for skilled migration to Australia. It uses a points-based selection system, known as the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS), to rank potential candidates and choose the best ones for Canadian permanent residence. 

There are several core factors in the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS). Age, level of education, language skills in English or French, and job experience are the most important factors for successfully moving to Canada with family from Bangladesh.

Successful candidates under the Express Entry program get an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for permanent residence. Canada’s IRCC issues ITAs approximately every two weeks. If you do not get an ITA, you cannot apply for permanent residence. 

If you get an ITA, you will be required to submit your proper application for permanent residence to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). You will get a decision once a visa officer reviews all your information and documents provided via the IRCC portal.

Canada’s express entry is considered an important program through which people can get Canadian PR. Many business owners who plan for Canadian immigration by investment may also get benefited from the express entry process.

What are the requirements for Express Entry?

In order to be eligible to apply under the Federal Skilled Worker Program, you must meet the minimum requirements for work, language ability, and education and achieve at least 67 points in the six factors points test. The minimum requirements are:

  • Job experience: One year of full-time job experience in the past 10 years in a skilled occupation classified under the  National Occupational Classification (NOC) skill level 0, A, or B;
  • English test score: You must score CLB 7 or higher in IELTS (General)
  • ECA: Canadian educational credential (certificate, diploma, or degree) or foreign credential and Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) report.
  • Pass 67 points test: You must score 67 out of 100 on the six-factor points test.
  • Meet the settlement funds criteria (if applicable).

What are the benefits of Canada Express Entry?

  • Right to live and work anywhere in Canada
  • Bring your family members from Bangladesh to Canada
  • World-class education for children (Free)
  • World-class healthcare (Free)
  • Social benefits
  • Apply for Canadian Citizenship and a Canadian Passport
  • Move between provinces
  • Do job, business, or self-employment in Canada
  • Invite your family member to get a Canada visa from Bangladesh

How to apply for Express Entry?

  • STEP 1: Educational Credential Assessment (ECA)
  • 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 the draw result
  • STEP 8: Invitation to Apply (ITA)
  • STEP 9: Filing for Canada Immigration
  • STEP 10: Arrive in Canada!



Immigrate to Canada through Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)

Canada migration from Bangladesh through a Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) is always there for you if you’re not eligible for express entry Canada! Launched in 1998, the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) is the second oldest immigration program in Canada that has been helping people settle in Canada as skilled workers. 

Almost every province and territory operate the PNP to attract more and more qualified skilled workers from all over the world to accelerate their economic development. 

Similar to Australia’s Skilled Nominated Visa, Subclass 190, Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP) let provinces respond to their individual economic needs by nominating certain candidates for permanent resident status. Skilled and qualified people from Bangladesh are being nominated by most of the Canadian Provinces because of the easy visa rules. 

What are the popular PNP Programs in Canada?

What are the Requirements for Canada PNP?

Each province has its own set of requirements. Here are some common requirements:

  • ECA: You must have an Educational Credential Assessment report
  • Job Experience: You must have at least 1 year of full-time job experience that closely matches the selected National Occupation Code (NOC)
  • IELTS: At least CLB 4 or above
  • Pass the PNP points test: You must pass the points test of the particular province you’re interested in.

What are the Benefits of moving to Canada from Bangladesh through PNP?

  • Low IELTS score requirements
  • Skilled migrants enjoy the same privileges and benefits as enjoyed by the express entry migrants
  • Get free education for children, free healthcare benefits
  • Become a Canadian permanent resident and apply for Canadian citizenship
  • Opportunities to study, work or do business

How to apply for PNP from Bangladesh?

  • Eligibility: First of all, you must check if you meet the eligibility requirements of the province if you’re interested in immigrating from Bangladesh.
  • Complete a Provincial Nominee Program application: Submit a complete application to the province or territory;
  • Nomination certificate: If your application is right and you’re eligible, you will receive a Nomination certificate from the province, allowing you to continue to the next step;
  • Submit your permanent residence application: When all provincial matters are complete, you can then apply to the federal government for your Canadian permanent residence visa.

How much money do you need to settle in Canada?

Funds Required (in Canadian dollars)

  • Single: $13,757
  • Two persons- $17,127
  • Three persons: $21,055
  • Four persons: $25,564

Canada Immigration Consultants in Bangladesh

Immigration to Canada is simple. Often visa applications get denied due to inappropriate documentation, wrong NOC selection, etc. Legato Immigration and Visa Consultants has been helping candidates with immigration to Canada from Bangladesh.

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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.