Want to Immigrate to Canada? – Here’s A Step-by-Step Guide (2)

Want to Immigrate to Canada? – Here’s A Step-by-Step Guide (2)

In my previous post, I highlighted the first 3 steps towards becoming a Canadian permanent resident.  I can almost hear the question you whispered to yourself as you got to the end,

“What next after I have set up my Express Entry Profile?”

Step 4: Wait for an Invitation to Apply (ITA).

Before I go on to explain what an Invitation to Apply is, I’d like to give a brief overview of the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS).

All candidates who are entered into the Express Entry pool are ranked against each other using a point-based system: The CRS. Continue reading “Want to Immigrate to Canada? – Here’s A Step-by-Step Guide (2)”

Want to Immigrate to Canada? – Here’s A Step-by-Step Guide (Part 1)

Want to Immigrate to Canada? – Here’s A Step-by-Step Guide (Part 1)

In the last year, I have received many inquiries about Canadian immigration laws from friends and acquaintances  interested in moving to Canada. After answering one too many similar questions ( and beginning to sound like a broken record, to myself at least), I decided to make a summary of the Canadian immigration process as I know it.

Make no mistake, I am not a Canadian Immigration lawyer/expert. I am an individual with some legal knowledge, who has been through (and is still going through) the Canadian immigration process. I do not provide legal advice on immigration matters. So, take my step-by step guide as my personal opinion and not the law. OK, having cleared the air about that and artfully dodging potential lawsuits, please find below my checklist for immigrating to Canada. Continue reading “Want to Immigrate to Canada? – Here’s A Step-by-Step Guide (Part 1)”