Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Education Credential Assessment for Physicians | Federal Skilled Worker Program

Here's the step-by-step process for Physicians seeking an Educational Credential Assessment:

1. Create an account with physiciansapply.ca.  For some reason, it seems to have problem with Google Chrome, so you may want to try using Firefox or other Internet browser. 

Education Credential Assessment for Physicians | Federal Skilled Worker Program

2. To create an account you will have to pay a non-refundable account fee amounting to $260.  You need a credit card to pay the fee.

Education Credential Assessment for Physicians | Federal Skilled Worker Program

3. Create a Source Verification Request (SVR) for each international medical credential you are required to have source verified.  There is a document fee amounting to $145 you need to pay online using a credit card.

4. Submit the following documents to MCC:

Here's the mailing address:

Medical Council of Canada
2283 St. Laurent Blvd., Suite 100
Ottawa, ON Canada K1G 5A2
Telephone: 613-521-6012

5. After submitting the documents, log on to physiciansapply.ca  and request (under Other Service Requests) an Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) report. Payment of the ECA report fee ($98) will be required. 

6. The ECA report will be issued after the completion of the source verification process.

For updated and more detailed information on how to process Educational Credential Assessment for Physicians, visit Medical Council of Canada website: http://mcc.ca/repository/educational-credential-assessment/

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Important Information: MPNP - Skilled Worker Overseas Stream

Effective, August 1, 2014 until the end of the year, the MPNP will not accept new applications to MPNP - Skilled Worker Overseas stream.   People who wish to apply to this stream, must submit their applications by August 1, 2014 or wait until 2015.  The MPNP - Skilled Worker in Manitoba stream and application that are part of a Strategic Recruitment Initiative will continue to be accepted all year.

Important Information MPNP - Skilled Worker Overseas Stream

Why the need for a temporary pause?
Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has allocated Manitoba with a limit of 5000 total nominations for all skilled worker and business streams of the MPNP.   Currently, Manitoba has received more than enough applications needed to meet the 2014 nomination limit, with the largest, and fastest growing volume in the MPNP – Skilled Worker Overseas stream.

For more information visit: http://www.immigratemanitoba.com/growing-through-immigration/

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

157 of 25,000 FSW Applications Received as of May 4, 2014

Finally, an updated from Citizenship and Immigration Canada!  This CIC page was last modified June 6, 2014 and the posted information about applications received was as of May 4, 2014.  Please note that the number of complete federal skilled worker applications received is just an estimate - not a real-time tally.

157 of 25,000 FSW Applications Received as of May 4, 2014

So far, it looks like Financial and Investment Analysts (NOC 1112) will be the first to reach the cap with 43 complete applications received.

As of May 1, 2014, there is an overall cap of 25,500 for new federal skilled worker applications. This includes a cap of 500 applications from PhD students. There are also sub-caps of 1,000 for each of the 50 eligible occupations.

For updated number of applications received under the Federal Skilled Worker Program, visit http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/immigrate/skilled/complete-applications.asp

Saturday, May 10, 2014

We're Going to Balanga, Bataan!

Canadian Immigration Consultancy - Team PIA Corp is going to Balanga, Bataan to conduct Canada Migration Pathways Information Seminar!

Balanga Bataan Canada Seminar

If you are interested to live and work in Canada legally, come and see and learn your options! Simply Fill out the online registration form to reserve your seat!