Express Entry

Since 2015, the Express Entry program to Canada has been the main and
most prevalent way to immigrate to Canada as a skilled worker. 

The Express Entry program was established to facilitate foreign skilled workers relocation to Canada as a permanent resident. Canada welcomes over 100,000 Express Entry immigrants per year, and this number is only growing. In a nutshell, candidates are required to submit a profile through the IRCC website. Several steps must be taken before submitting a profile. 


Language tests (IELTS or TEF)


Diploma equivalencies (WES)


Work experience (minimum 1 year)

Once your profile has been submitted, your application will be given a CRS score based on the government’s ranking system. Every two weeks or so, IRCC invites candidates with the highest CRS scores to apply for permanent residency. The profiles that receive the highest CRS scores typically depend on the candidate’s level of education, age, and language proficiency. Keep in mind that French speakers receive extra points.

Regarding the Covid-19 pandemic, Canada just recently released historic plans to welcome more than 400,000 new immigrants per year for the next 3 years through this program.


Processing Times

Processing times vary. A candidates express entry profile is valid for up to one year. If the candidate received an invitation to apply for permanent residency, they can expect their application to be processed within 6 months of the submission of their documents.

Job Offers

Getting a job offer before submitting an application for Express Entry is not mandatory. Although, having a valid job offer would increase one’s chances of being accepted as a valid job offer increases one’s CRS score by 50 or 200 additional points.

Under its Immigration Levels Plan, Canada seeks to welcome an average of 110,000 immigrants through Express Entry each year.

Your best bet to be eligible under Express Entry is to meet the requirements of either the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) or Canadian Experience Class (CEC).

Family Applications

The Express Entry program allows a candidate to include their wife, husband or common-law partner and dependent children in their application. These relatives will also receive permanent residency if you are approved at the end of the process.

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Fee Agreement Contract

Services Provided

Legal services to be provided by our office (“Rebibo Law Offices”) will consist of an “Eligibility Review” (Assessment) conducted by one of our experienced immigration attorneys or migration agents. Our office will request from you (the “Applicant”) a detailed list of personal information and/or documents, and once received, one of our experienced immigration attorneys or migration agents will conduct a thorough analysis and provide you with a comprehensive Eligibility Review Report that identifies the relevant temporary and permanent relocation options that may be available to you in Canada.

Legal Fees

Package 1: Assessment for One Country Our legal fee to review the Applicant’s Eligibility for one country is 470.

Full payment must be made before this legal service is provided. The above fee does not include VAT (if applicable), government fees, translations, post or courier fees, or fees for any other service provided by our office such as legal consultations, application processes, or fees for any other legal or administrative service provided by our office or any other party. Please note that you if you will not be found eligible for any process in package two or package three you can be refunded. Scope of Service

The payment mentioned above is for the Eligibility Review only. If after we determine that you may be eligible for a visa, permanent residency, citizenship, or other status, you choose to engage our legal services to apply for this status, these fees would be separate and in addition to the payment you already made. Our goal is to provide you with quality and timely legal services at a reasonable cost. Using our professional judgment, we will endeavor to assign work on your behalf to those attorneys, immigration agents and other personnel that we deem appropriate under the circumstances. Not everyone qualifies to immigrate or relocate to the US, Canada or Australia, and while we will endeavor using our expertise to bring all available options to your attention, we cannot guarantee that there will be relocation options available to you. Further, our office cannot be held accountable for any future immigration-related action taken on your behalf without our assistance. Termination

The Applicant acknowledges and agrees that Rebibo Legal Law Offices shall be entitled to cease work on the Applicant’s file if the Applicant fails to fulfill payment obligations or to provide Rebibo Law Offices with requested accurate and adequate information and documentation on a timely basis. The Applicant must update Rebibo Law Offices of any changes to the Applicant’s contact information or address within seven calendar days of such change. It is expressly understood between the Parties that the agreed upon legal work will be deemed to have been concluded as soon as one of the following circumstances occur: completion of the Eligibility Review by Rebibo Law Offices, Termination of this agreement by the Applicant or withdrawal of the Application or becoming physically or mentally incapable of continuing said process or becoming financially insolvent; Termination of this agreement by Rebibo Law Offices according to this agreement (including without limitation, circumstances where this agreement was breached by the Applicant). No supplement, modification or waiver of this Agreement or any provision hereof shall be binding unless executed in writing by the Rebibo Law Offices Attorney assigned to the Applicant’s case. Additionally, such writing must clearly and explicitly state that the terms of the Fee Agreement are being changed. Notices, requests and other communications permitted or required to be given pursuant to this Agreement shall be in writing and can be delivered also to the email address designated by each Party. Legal Jurisdiction

Should any dispute arise between the Applicant and Rebibo Law Offices regarding the terms of this agreement, both Parties agree that this agreement shall be governed by and interpreted according to the laws of local legal jurisdiction authorities where Rebibo Law Offices is incorporated and each Party hereto submits irrevocably to the exclusive jurisdiction of the aforementioned legal authority. Acknowledgement

By your signature below, you acknowledge your understanding that Rebibo Law Offices is a private law firm, not affiliated with any other firm, company or government agency.

Respectfully yours,

Rebibo Legal