The federal skilled immigration program selects candidates based on a scoring method. In order to receive an invitation to apply for permanent residence, applicants need to score a minimum of 2 rounds of application. Currently, the minimum score required by the candidate is 67 points for the first round and the minimum CRS score for each application round for the second round. The applicant must satisfy certain career requirements, with a diploma, age, work experience, English/French proficiency and adaptability to life in Canada.

Canadian immigration records for skilled workers are processed according to the following steps:

Step 1: Candidates create an Express Entry account and submit an Expression of Interest (EOI).

Step 2: Candidates are graded according to the skill point system.

Step 3: Candidates are selected and invited to submit a full application for the skilled stream.

Step 4: The profile is approved, the candidate receives permanent residence and immigrate to Canada.