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Move to Canada without a job offer

Every year Canada welcomes a huge number of immigrants who wish to settle in the country for various reasons. Some want to experience the luxury of international education while others want to get exposure to global markets. It doesn’t matter which country you want to migrate from as long as your motive of migration and selection of the pathway is appropriate. Canada has many streams available for foreign talent. But out of many, the most popular stream that people choose is that of the skilled worker. Now, who is a skilled worker, one might wonder? A skilled worker is anyone who possesses the required knowledge, skills, education, and work experience in addition to meeting the language and age requirements of the country. If they fulfill all the given criteria then they can apply for any one of the available streams for Canada Immigration.

It is a popular belief among many aspiring immigrants that skilled workers can only easily migrate to Canada if they have a job offer. But this is not compulsory. A skilled or semi-skilled worker does not necessarily need an employment offer to migrate. There are many other ways as well.

Express Entry System

One of the pathways to immigrate to Canada without a job offer is the popular Express Entry System. This largely functions on a point-based system wherein the applicant is given points on the basis of six factors namely, age, educational qualifications, work experience, language ability, arranged employment, and adaptability. The candidate is required to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) in the portal. Their profile is then assessed by Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada which ranks them by giving the applicants a Comprehensive Ranking System Score. The highest-scoring candidates are invited by the government to apply for permanent residency in Canada. The minimum score that one needs to achieve is 67 points out of 100 in order to be eligible for an invitation. If by any chance, the CRS comes out to be less than 67 points you are not eligible to enter Canada under Express Entry System. To overcome this, you can work on your language skills, get another degree or two and increase your job experience.

Provincial Nominee Program

The Provincial Nominee Program allows candidates who have skills, knowledge, and experience to settle in their province so that they help the economy and finances along with their personal growth. It is for those who want to settle in a particular province and become permanent residents of Canada. This stream is the most appropriate one for the applicants who are not able to score 67 points on the Comprehensive Ranking System. Such candidates have a high probability of receiving a nomination from a province of Canada. The process to apply for PNP is rather simple. It is only a two-step process. The first is, to apply to a province of your choice or make an Express Entry profile and add your preferred provinces in there. Now all you have to do is wait to get nominated. The second step is to receive the Nomination Certificate from the province that you’re selected in. You then need to make use of the certificate to apply to IRCC for a Canadian permanent residency visa.

To know more or get your profile assessed by immigration and visa experts, contact Visa Walk by visiting our website and booking a free visa consultancy session today.