Wednesday 23 May 2018

CRS Reached New Low in the 90th Express Entry Draw!

May 23rd issued 3500 ITAs with CRS score of 440-the lowest score so far in 2018

This is to inform that The Government of Canada issued a total number of 3,500 ITAs on Wednesday, May 23rd draw. The applicants were invited to apply with a Comprehensive Ranking System cut-off score of 440 points, the lowest score so far in 2018.

This is fourth draw in a row where 3500ITAs have been issued in a single draw. With the constant high number of invitations issued in each draw, there can be a strong possibility of CRS score drop in the near future. 

The applicants who submitted their profile before December 30, 2017 are eligible to receive an Invitation to Apply in this invitation round. The candidates with a CRS score above 440 will get ITA. 

So far, the total number of ITAs issued in the year 2018 is 31,500. Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada increased the draw sizes in 2018 from 2,750 at the start of the year to 3,000 in February and March to 3,500 since the start of April in each four draws conducted so far. 

The increase in the draw sizes to 3,500 has corresponded with a reduction in the CRS cut-off score by six points, from 446 in Aril,2018 to today’s low of 440. Source Link

Thursday 17 May 2018

PEI Issued 78 Invitations Under 4th Expression of Interest Draw

The Prince of Edward Island issued 78 invitations in a new draw that was conducted on 17th May 2018. Out of 78 invitations, 22 invites were given to Express Entry candidates. 

This is the fourth draw under Prince Edward Island’s Expression of Interest System where 56 labour candidates were invited to apply for the Canadian Permanent Residency under Labour Impact Category. 

The office of Immigration invited 22 applicants who are already working in the PEI province.

The applicants who wish to apply for PEI Express Entry must create an Express Entry profile in the PEI expression of Interest System. Procure all the necessary points out of 100 which are calculated for age, educational qualification, work experience, language requirement, adaptability etc. Visit for more details.

Friday 11 May 2018

Expression of Interest Draw: Manitoba Invites 600 Immigration Candidates

Manitoba conducted Expression of Interest draw on 11 May, 2018 where 626 letters of Advice to apply for provincial nomination were issued. Additionally, 151 candidates from the federal express entry are also invited.   

The candidates who are invited under express entry pool through Skilled Workers Overseas sub-stream must have a job-seeker validation code and at least six months of recent experience in an occupation listed on MPNP’s In-demand Occupations List.

The lowest ranked invited to apply under Expression of Interest (EOI) system is 562. 

The express Entry applicants who successfully got their provincial nomination received 600 additional points towards their Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score. 

The skilled workers under Manitoba stream also got their Letters of Advice to Apply. The total numbers of 267 candidates were issued LAAs, with the lowest-ranked candidate having an EOI ranking score of 500. Visit Source Link for more details.

What is the procedure to apply for Australia Partner Visa from India?

Australia is such country which is becoming favorite for all the immigrants be it skilled workers or young professionals from India. The reason which attracts many immigrants to Australia is its work opportunities and ease of living. Indians find Australia extremely comfortable country to move in permanently. The Kangaroo country houses large number of Indian communities across its states.
Australia Partner Visa

In this blog, we would like to bring in focus the other Australia PR visas as well. Everyone is well-aware about the skilled migration visas but there are few people who go beyond skilled migration visas. They fail to have a proper knowledge about other highly in demand Australia Family visas specifically Australia Partner Visa.
Hence, in this write-up, the prime focus is to enlighten you about Australia Partner Visa.
What is Australia Spouse/ Partner Visa?
Australia Partner Visa allows you to live in Australia if you have a spouse/ de-facto partner who is already an Australian citizen/ Permanent resident or an eligible New Zealand citizen.
Who can apply for Australia Partner Visa?
A partner visa can be applied by a partner/ spouse/fiancĂ© of an Australian citizen, Australian Permanent Resident, or an eligible New Zealand citizen. Your visa application for Partner Migration must be sponsored by your Australian resident spouse or de facto partner for a minimum of 2 years.
What are the subclasses under Australia Partner visa?
The family partner migration visa can be applied under:
  • Subclass 309 and subclass 100
  • Subclass 820 and subclass 801
Subclass 309 visa under Partner visa is a temporary visa that is valid for 2 years. After the required time period (2 years) if you are still in a genuine and long-lasting relationship with your spouse/partner, you may be eligible to apply for Australia Partner visa under subclass 309.
The only condition to apply for subclass 309 is that you must be outside Australia when you apply and receive your temporary spouse visa subclass 309 visa.
Subclass 100 under Partner visa is a permanent visa which you get after completing 2 years on visa subclass 309. You can either be in Australia or outside Australia when you receive your permanent partner visa under subclass 100.
You only need to apply one partner visa application for both temporary (subclass 309) visa and permanent (subclass 100) visa. Your permanent visa will be processed after 2 years. You pay the charges of only one visa application.
Subclass 820 is exactly like subclass 309, both are temporary visas but the basic difference between the two is- you must be inside Australia when applying for subclass 820 whereas, subclass 100 asks you to be outside Australia till the time your visa is not processed.
Subclass 801 is also similar to subclass 100, both are the permanent partner visas which you will be entitled to apply after living in Australia for 2 years.
For 801 permanent partner visa, you must be in Australia at the time of application and issuance of partner visas.

Wednesday 9 May 2018

What Will be the Expected Express Entry CRS Cut-off for the Recent Canada CIC Draw in May 2018?

Going by the recent CRS cut-off trend, the expected CRS Draw Prediction is 440 or 438. Thus, making it the lowest threshold. The latest draw, held on April 25, resulted in a Comprehensive Ranking -System (CRS) cut-off to fall at 441 points which was the lowest CRS score so far this year. 

Therefore, more invitations are expected to be issued in coming weeks, months and years helping applicants and families around the world who wants to make Canada their new permanent home.

Comprehensive Ranking System is a score given out of 1200 points to the applicants who have made their express entry profile. It is a part of the Express Entry mechanism, which was established in January 2015 to process the skilled worker applications. 

CRS score acts as a cut-off point in Express Entry draws to project a candidate’s likelihood of being economically successful in Canada.

Thus, if your scores lies between 438 and 440, you may be hopeful of receiving an Invitation to Apply from the Canadian government. However, this is only the predicted score. Don’t take this score to be a final score. Source Link

Wednesday 2 May 2018

New Brunswick PNP’s Express Entry Category Reopened with an Expanded List of Priority Occupations

The Island Province of Canada, New Brunswick recently opened its Express Entry Labour Market Stream and accepted Expression Of Interest (EOI) from eligible skilled workers.

These skilled workers has to have minimum professional experience in any of the listed 14 priority occupations, including seven-tech related positions.

These occupations are announced in an update published on 1st of May. Following are the 14 priority occupations:

  • Information systems analysts and consultants (NOC 2171)
  • Computer network technician (NOC 2281)
  • User support technicians (NOC 2282)
  • Software engineers and designers (NOC 2173)
  • Database analysts and data administrators (NOC 2172)
  • Computer programmers and interactive media developers (NOC 2174)
  • Web designers and developers (NOC 2175)
  • Cooks (NOC 6322)
  • Restaurant and food service managers (NOC 0631)
  • Accounting technicians and bookkeepers (NOC 1311)
  • Administrative assistants (NOC 1241)
  • Administrative officers (NOC 1221)
  • Elementary school and kindergarten teachers (NOC 4032)
  • Secondary school teachers (NOC 4031)
Under New Brunswick’s Provincial Nominee Program’s Stream (Express Entry Labour Market Stream), one is eligible on the ground of having experience in one of these occupations.

NBPNP’s Express Entry Stream allows usage of Express Entry system to nominate candidates from the pool who comply with the province’s labour market needs and point’s requirements. The minimum point requirement by NB PNP is 67 points out of 100.

Expression of Interest system under NB PNP

To get selected under Express Entry Labour Market Stream, the foremost task to do is submit an Expression of Interest (EOI). On the basis of this EOI, you will get a selection under the stream. Before you submit EOI, however, make sure that you are meeting the eligibility requirements as demanded under NB PNP.

After one gets nomination under the stream, he/she can claim 600 additional points and thus, a subsequent selection in the subsequent federal draws. Source Link