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All you need to know about Invitation to Apply for Permanent Residency (ITAs) in Canada


what is ITS (Invitation to Apply) for PR

Canada, renowned for its welcoming spirit and diverse opportunities, beckons individuals from around the globe to embark on a journey toward Permanent Residency. The process unfolds with the coveted Invitation to Apply (ITA), a key milestone in realizing your dream of becoming a permanent resident in this beautiful country.


Understanding the Express Entry System:

The Express Entry system serves as the primary gateway for skilled workers and professionals aspiring to settle in Canada. It assesses candidates based on a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS), evaluating factors such as age, education, work experience, language proficiency, and more.


Eligibility Criteria:

To receive an ITA, candidates must meet the eligibility criteria outlined by the Express Entry system. This includes creating an Express Entry profile and obtaining a score that places them among the top-ranking candidates in the pool.


Expression of Interest (EOI):

Submitting an Expression of Interest (EOI) is the first step toward receiving an ITA. The EOI is a comprehensive online profile where candidates provide detailed information about their skills, work experience, education, and language proficiency. The CRS score is then calculated based on this information.


Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS):

The CRS score is a crucial determinant for receiving an ITA. It is based on factors such as age, education, work experience, language proficiency in English and French, adaptability, and additional points for provincial nomination or a valid job offer.



all you need to know for Invitation to Apply (ITA)

Invitation to Apply (ITA):

Once a candidate's CRS score places them high enough in the Express Entry pool, they become eligible to receive an ITA. These invitations are typically issued in regular draws conducted by Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).




Document Preparation:

Upon receiving an ITA, candidates have a limited timeframe to submit their complete application for permanent residency. This includes providing detailed documentation such as educational certificates, work experience letters, language test results, and police clearance certificates.


Medical and Security Checks:

As part of the application process, candidates must undergo medical examinations and security checks to ensure they meet Canada's health and safety standards.


Permanent Residency Approval:

Upon successful completion of all requirements, including medical and security checks, candidates receive their Confirmation of Permanent Residence (COPR) and can proceed to Canada as permanent residents.


In a nutshell:

The Invitation to Apply for Permanent Residency in Canada through the Express Entry system is a significant step toward building a new life in a country known for its high quality of life, inclusive society, and vast opportunities. As you embark on this transformative journey, SEP Immigration stands ready to guide you through each stage, ensuring a smooth transition to your new life in Canada. Your dream of permanent residency is not just an aspiration; it's a tangible reality awaiting you. Contact us today, and let's take the first step together.



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