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Canada Provincial Nomination Programs

It is important that the candidates selected through express entry program under provincial nomination will need to meet the selection criteria of 67 points and all related requirement such as minimum 6.0 in each in IELTS.

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Manitoba provincial nomination for skilled professionals

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Manitoba will be able to nominate a maximum of 500 applicants through Express Entry in 2015. These applicants must also meet the minimum federal criteria for one of the three federal programs included in Express Entry.

Express Entry candidates nominated by Manitoba will receive an additional 600 points in their Express Entry assessment and will receive an Invitation to Apply for permanent residence from Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC). CIC has committed to faster processing times of 6 months or less for applicants through Express Entry.

Saskatchewan provincial nomination for skilled professionals


The SINP will begin to accept applications to the Saskatchewan Express Entry Sub-Category in 2015.

Nova Scotia provincial nomination for skilled professionals

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Nova Scotia will launch a new immigration stream called Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry. Nova Scotia will use the federal government’s new intake system, Express Entry, for the stream. Provinces must use federal skills and qualifications criteria to select immigrants.Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry is a pilot project for 2015, replacing the Regional Labor Market Demand stream.

British Columbia provincial nomination for skilled professionals

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British Columbia is adding a new stream to the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) called Express Entry British Columbia. This new stream allows PNP to use CIC’s Express Entry system to meet B.C.’s specific labour market needs.

Quebec Immigration - Skilled Worker Program

The Quebec Immigration selection system for Quebec Skilled Workers is designed to indicate which applicants are likely to become economically established upon immigration to Quebec.

Quebec Skilled Worker / Professional applicants intending to reside in Montreal or another city in the Province of Quebec are selected based upon a different set of criteria than applicants who wish to settle elsewhere in Canada.

An applicant can qualify for the Quebec Skilled Worker category if they hold either a validated job offer in Quebec or possess experience in a targeted area of training. Applicants who are successful under the Quebec Immigration selection system are issued a Quebec Selection Certificate, followed by a Canadian Permanent Resident (Immigration) Visa.

To qualify for a Quebec Selection Certificate, Skilled Worker / Professional applicants must score enough points under the Quebec Immigration selection system below. A single applicant must score at least 49 points based on the criteria below. An applicant with a spouse or common-law/conjugal partner must score at least 57 points.

The Selection Grid

The selection grid that involves the following criteria:

  1. Level of education compared to the equivalent Quebec educational classification
  2. Areas of training with emphasis on sectors considered in demand in Quebec
  3. Full time work experience within the last five years
  4. Age
  5. Proficiency in French and English (Oral interaction and written comprehension)
  6. Stay and family in Quebec
  7. Characteristics of the accompanying spouse
  8. Validated employment offer if applicable
  9. Children
  10. Financial self-sufficiency
  11. Adaptability

Application Process

Complete applications are submitted to the Quebec Immigration Visa Office that is responsible for handling applications from your country of residence.

  1. Your Quebec Immigration application is checked for completeness at the Quebec Immigration Visa Office and placed in a processing queue.
  2. Your application is assessed by the Quebec Immigration Visa Office.
  3. You are called to a personal selection interview to further assess your qualifications for Quebec Immigration.
  4. Your application is submitted to the Central Intake Office (CIO) in Sydney, Nova Scotia, where all applications are first checked for completeness by the federal government.
  5. Your application is forwarded by the CIO for federal approval to the Canadian Immigration Visa Office responsible for processing applications from your country of residence or nationality.
  6. Medical Instructions are issued.
  7. Your passport is requested and the Right of Permanent Residence fee is due.
  8. Your Canadian Immigration (Permanent Resident) Visa is issued.

Who s Included with Your Application?

You must list all dependents on your application to the Quebec Skilled Workers Category whether or not they are coming to Canada with you. Accompanying dependents include:

  1. Spouse - A husband or wife of the opposite or same sex.
  2. Common-law partner - A person of the opposite or same sex who has been living with the principal applicant in a conjugal relationship for at least one year. This relationship is considered to be a marriage but is not a legal marriage.
  3. Dependent children - Daughters and sons, including step-children and children adopted before the age of 18, who:

Quebec skilled worker program is an excellent option for applicants who are not interested in any other immigration destination except Canada and are not qualified to make an application under Canada Federal or Canada Provincial Nominee programs or other immigration destinations for various reasons. The Time involved to get the Permanent Residency is about 24 months.