Australia’s NEW Occupational Ceilings for 2016-17

Australia has announced its Occupational Ceilings for the year 2016-17. These are the maximum number of invitations that can be issued for the following types of visas: Skilled Independent Subclass 189 Family Sponsored Skilled Regional Provisional Subclass 489 Here is a summary of the changes by Occupational Category: IT Professionals The ceiling for some of the IT occupations has been… More »

Canada Permanent Residence Visa Process Explained

Let’s take you through the process for securing Canada Permanent Residence Visa under the Federal Skilled Worker Program, so you are crystal clear on what to expect. Your visa will be granted by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC), the government body overseeing all immigration activities. 1. Educational Credential Assessment The process starts with your Educational Credential Assessment. This assesses if the… More »

Application intake period for QSWP has began

The application intake period for the Quebec Skilled Worker Program (QSWP) has began. Candidates who have already created an account on the Mon project Quebec system, can submit an application for a Quebec Selection Certificate/certificat de selcction du Quebec (CSQ). When candidates receive a CSQ, they can then apply for Canadian permanent resident status. For those who aren’t familiar with… More »