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Express Entry: federal skilled trades draw with 250 invites


Express Entry: federal skilled trades draw with 250 invites

Comprehensive Ranking System(CRS) as low as 415 needed to FSTP candidates A total of 250 Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP) candidates received an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for permanent residence. Draw for rare federal skilled trades held on 6th August 2020 .Its rare as we can examine this time it was just a 7th Federal Skilled Trades Program draw since Express Entry's launch in 2015.

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) held an all-program draw which states 3,900 ITAs issued to candidates with a CRS of at least 476.

Over just two day period, Canada issued 4,150 ITAs (Invitation to Apply).

Despite of the corona virus (COVID-19) pandemic IRCC has set a record for Express Entry with total 61,850 ITAs in 2020 till 6th August. This is the most invites released compare to other year since Express Entry Launched in 2015.

August 6th 2020 FST (Federal Skilled Trade) Draw:

Express Entry Category Total ITAs Issued CRS Score
Federal Skilled Trades (FST) 250 415


FSTP is a pathway to permanent residence for proficient employees are qualified in an exceedingly skilled trade.

Federal Skilled Trade Program assist address employee shortages across several proficient trades’ occupations across Canada.

Candidates have to be compelled to have a minimum of 2 years of labor expertise in one in every of the subsequent trades and occupations

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Frequently Asked Questions

No, There is no cost to completing an Express Entry profile. After you receive an ITA and submit a full application you will be required to pay application fee…for more details call us directly.

Yes, one can easily apply being in job because express entry process run simultaneously.

If your spouse, or common law partner accompanying & have graduation, post graduation or any higher qualification you can get ECA done this will increase CRS points, there is no compulsion.

The basic thing that you should aware of your profile eligibility before you apply, there are certain steps to follow like get qualification assessed by ECA prepare IELTS and follow the Federal System of inviting skilled immigrants in Canada is called Express Entry Program. The program is one of the most popular way to applying to Permanent Resident Visa.

Express Entry was introduced by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) in the year 2015 This Federal system of CRS evaluates the applicants on the basis of their credentials such as present age, educational levels, work experience & skills acquired, English and French language ability etc.

Basically Proof of funds indicates your financial stability

Number of Family Members Funds Required (in Canadian dollars)
1 $12,474
2 $15,530

Application processing fees to IRCC: $550 per person, and $150 per dependent child. Right of Permanent Residence fees to IRCC: $490 per person, no fees for dependent children. Educational Credential Assessments: around $300 per person if you count international delivery by courier.

ECA is the only way for you to receive points for your foreign education, yes it is mandatory , you can avoid ECA only if you have any qualification done from Canada .

No, Not really. IELTS is to know language proficiency parameter which can also be awarded by giving CELPIP-G

TEF Canada- Exam for proving proficiency in French

TCF Canada- Exam for proving proficiency in French

In 75% of cases, an application submitted through Express Entry is processed within 6 months from the date it is received, processing time also depend on getting ITA also , rest left 25% cases can clear process in 9-12 months, if someone is on very low CRS then time varies case to case

For filing your application, you need to create your express entry profile. You cannot file your express entry application if you are not having your Language Proficiency points with you . It is mandatory to appear in any of the asked tests by IRCC either is will be IELTS exam
TEF Canada- Exam for proving proficiency in French
TCF Canada- Exam for proving proficiency in French
Any of the above provide you language proficiency points

You do not need a job offer to immigrate to Canada. There are programs available for you that allow you to apply for permanent residency in Canada without securing employment beforehand. You can apply PR if you are considered a Skilled Worker.

After you receive PR Canada you can start your job search from Indian, we also help applicant to reach wider audience of employers so that applicants profile can get more approaches, you can also refer to social media platforms like Linked in, it plays important role, make connections stay connected & explore.

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