Information about Provincial Nominee Programs

  Provincial Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) is an alternative program to the Canadian federal immigration program. With few exceptions all provinces can nominate people to immigrate to Canada. Each province and territory has its own nomination guidelines. They can change without notice. So keep checking there website. I have here listed websites for each of the province. […]

Confusion around Second round of Express Entry Invitations

Apparently over the weekend (Feb 7th, 2015) , Citizenship and Immigration Canada Website announced that second round of invitations have been issued. They put up an announcement on their invitation website. According to them: Foreign nationals who, on February 7, 2015 at 11:59:59 UTC, have been assigned a total of 818 points or more under […]

CHANGES TO THE CANADIAN CITIZENSHIP ACT – Bill C-24

The Canadian Citizenship Act changed in 2014 due to Bill C-24 – Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act. Here is the announcement. Below chart is listing those changes that took place as the result of this bill. THE CITIZENSHIP ACT CHANGES TO THE ACT Effective to Date The current residency requirements require you to be: Living in Canada for 3 […]

Do You need Job Offer to get into Express Entry Pool ?

A major question that is in people’s mind these days is “Do you need a valid job offer in order to get into Express Entry Pool” and the reason for this confusion is the fact that the first round of invitations sent out were for those candidates who had job offers. Simplest answer “NO you do […]

Express Entry: First Invitations To Apply For Canadian Immigration Issued

776 Invitations to apply for Canadian Immigration have been issued as first round of newly introduced Express Entry Process. Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has conducted the first draw from the Express Entry pool. CIC had previously announced that the top ranked Express Entry candidates would be invited to apply for Canadian permanent residence as […]