Canada has updated the settlement funds requirement for two Express Entry programs


Canada has updated the settlement funds requirement for two Express Entry program is clearly the best pathway for entry into Canada as a permanent resident. It provides multiple settlement options to selected applicants. You can choose to live in any province through this program and easily get a provincial nomination for it. Nevertheless, there is stiff competition for each nomination, we advise the applicants to take help from immigration professionals while applying. This will help them in making the best application as per the recent policies and trends and guarantee selection for Canada PR in 2020.

Provincial Nominee Program(PNP)

The government of Canada provides more than 60 programs through which the candidate can immigrate to Canada. One of the best alternative of not qualifying through the Express Entry is the Provincial Nominee Program(PNP). Every province selects the candidates as per the labor market and occupation in-demand requirement. Then nominate the shortlisted candidates for the province. The core two advantages of being selected for the Provincial Nominee Program(PNP) are –

  • The shortlisted candidates are allotted 600 bonus points in the Express Entry Comprehensive Ranking System(CRS) score.
  • Some of the provinces like Saskatchewan and Nova Scotia do not require a job letter from the Canadian employer for selection.

The latest province to have invited the candidates for the provincial nomination is the Manitoba province. Manitoba provincial nomination program (MPNP) issued nomination to 492 immigrants in the draw, held on 20th December 2018. Prior to this, largest Express Draw of Interest (EOI) was of Saskatchewan province, announced on 10th October 2018, with a total of 853 candidates.

To be updated with the latest invitations of provincial Nomination, it’s good to get help from reliable immigration consultancy service. The agency will help the candidate keep track of the invites and also apply in the best program on the behalf of the clients whenever important.

The federal government has increased the amount of money needed by some skilled workers to immigrate to Canada.

Potential migrants need to prove that they have a certain amount of savings to qualify.without a job offer in the Express Entry-Managed Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) or Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP).

Settlement funds are not mandatory for those applying under the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) and those with valid job offers.

The amount of money required depends on the size of the family involved on the application. According to Immigration, Refugia and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), The following family members can be included on an application to Canada permanent residence:

  • The principal applicant;
  • Their spouse or partner;
  • Their dependent children; and
  • Their spouse’s dependent children.

Spouses and dependent children should be included on the application, even if they are already permanent residents or Canadian citizens, 

The following amounts have been updated for 2020:

Number of family membersFunds required (in Canadian dollars)
Each additional family member   $3,492

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