For the first time since December 2020, Canada has sent invitations to overseas applicants for the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP). For the Express Entry draw return July 6, the draw considered candidates in all Express Entry programs:
“Today, I am pleased to announce that Express Entry draws have officially resumed and applications will be processed at our 6 month processing standard. I look forward to welcoming skilled workers who will are essential in addressing Canada’s labour shortages.”
Federal Skilled Worker Program Express Entry Eligibility
Candidates for the Federal Skilled Worker Program must:
- meet the minimum FSWP eligibility requirements for work, language ability, education
- and have a score of at least 67 points out of a possible 100 Selection Factor criteria points before they are Invited To Apply for Express Entry.
Candidates for permanent residence have 60 days to submit their applications to IRCC.
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