Express EntryJune 21, 2022by Prominent Overseas CareerImmigrate to Canada from Saudi Arabia in 2022

Because of Canada’s high availability of jobs, great family policies for immigrants, and high quality of life, many Saudi citizens have chosen to settle in Canada over the last decade.

Continue reading to learn more about how to migrate to Canada from Saudi Arabia in 2022 in this blog.

What exactly is the Canada PR visa?

Permanent residency in Canada is one of the most popular visas. This visa has a 5-year validity period and is only available to skilled professionals.

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Unlike the Saudi work permit, which requires a job offer when applying, a Canada PR visa does not require a job offer.

What are the advantages of a Saudi Arabian immigration visa to Canada?

 The following are the five distinct advantages of moving to Canada for Saudi citizens:

Family Benefits with Permanent Residence in Canada
  • Free education for children from infancy to adulthood
  • Healthcare is provided at no cost to the entire family.
  • After you have settled, you have the right to sponsor your parents or grandparents.
There are no employment restrictions.
  • Even if you do not have a job, you can obtain permanent residency in Canada.
  • In addition, the spouse is granted the right to work full-time in any company.
  • You are free to change jobs and companies whenever you want.
There is no racial discrimination.
  • Canada values diversity and treats all religions with equal respect.
  • No matter what nationality you represent or what religion you practise, the country allows you to live in peace and without discrimination.
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  • Migrating to Canada allows you to obtain Canadian citizenship in just three years. Your child born during your period of permanent residency is granted natural citizenship.
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  • Because Canada imports oil from Saudi Arabia, the two countries have good trade relations. Saudi Arabia is Canada’s second-largest Middle Eastern trading partner.
  • As a result, candidates with Saudi work experience are frequently regarded as assets or Canada’s ambassador to the Canadian economy.
What are the possible visa categories for Saudis to Canada?

 There are several visa categories available for moving to Canada from Saudi Arabia as a temporary foreign worker or temporary resident:

  • Program for Federal Skilled Workers (Express Entry)
  • Programs for Provincial Nominees
  • Quebec Skilled Worker Visa Program Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program
Additional Visa Programs:
1. Visa for Business

This Canada visa category is for professionals who intend to start a business in Canada. The visa has the following subcategories:

  • Immigrants Investor Venture Capital Pilot (IIVC)
  • Program Business, Entrepreneur
  • Investment Programs Quebec Business Immigration Program Startup Visa Program (PNP categories)


2. Visa for Study

You can apply for this visa if you want to study at a Canadian government institution. The Canadian Study visa enables you to pursue an education at top universities by providing sufficient proof of funds for living expenses and tuition fees.


3. Parental and Grand Parental Super Visa

Your parents or grandparents can live with you in Canada for the long term and enjoy the benefits of Canadian permanent residence with a Super visa.

Are there any prerequisites for Canadian immigration?

Yes, the following are the eligibility requirements:

  • At the time of application, you must be no older than 44 years old (younger to claim points).
  • When applying for Canadian immigration, you must be a graduate of a recognized
  • You must have a minimum of one year of work experience.
  • You must be able to pass the IELTS exam with a minimum of CLB 7.
  • To manage your and your family’s stay in Canada, you must be financially stable.
  • Before you can apply for Canadian immigration, you must be in good health and have a good moral character.
  • You must have a total of 67 points for all factors considered by Canada Express Entry.

If you fail to demonstrate your eligibility using the Canada points calculator, you may be denied.


In 2022, how can you immigrate to Canada from Saudi Arabia?

 The Express Entry Pathway is the most direct route to Canada from Saudi Arabia. Simply follow these 5 steps:

Step 1: Finish your Language Test

To be eligible for Express Entry Canada, you must have an IELTS score of at least 5.

Step 2: Get your ECA Report

 An Educational Credential Assessment must be performed on all of your educational transcripts (ECA). This is a requirement for applicants who finished their education outside of Canada.

ECA Reports are not required for applicants to the Federal Skilled Worker Program or the Canada Experience Class (CEC) Program.

Step 3: Determine Your Eligibility for Express Entry

The first step in creating your profile is to see if your occupation is on the NOC List. Your occupation profile must fall into the O,A, or B category.

To be eligible to apply for Express Entry, a candidate must first obtain a minimum of 67 points on the WES assessment.

Step 4: Make an Express Entry Profile.

Fill in all of your information correctly and choose the programme of interest.

To avoid rejection, ensure that you are eligible for the programme you have chosen and submit your Expression of Interest (EOI).

Step 5: Submit your Public Relations Application

After reviewing all of your information, submit your PR Application. Keep in mind that all of the information provided here will be verified by the IRCC and must be correct.

To complete your application, wait for your ITA (Invitation to Apply).

How Much Does a Canada PR Cost?

We have nearly a decade of experience handling PR applications at Prominent. You can schedule a free consultation with us if you want to learn more about the application process.

Canada PR Process CAD INR
Step 1: Educational Credential Assessment fee CAD 220 INR 12,537
Courier charges approx. CAD 10 INR 570
Fast Express courier charges CAD 85 INR 4844
Step 2: Express Entry Application  This is free of cost
Step 3: Pay the application fees
Single applicant fee CAD 1325 (Including visa fees and PR fees) INR 75,505
Couple Applicant Fee CAD 2650 + 500 (Right to PR Fee) INR 1,51,010 + INR 28,493 (Right to PR Fee)
Dependent fee for Child CAD 225 for each child INR 12,822 for each child
Step 4: Complete your biometrics
For a single applicant CAD 85 INR 4,844
For two or more applicants CAD 170 INR 9,687
Step 5: Send your passport details INR 1,000 to 2,500
If you already have a valid passport Free of cost
Other Costs
Provincial Nomination Program CAD INR
Ontario Immigration Process  Nominee Program (OINP) CAD 1500 INR 85,477
Saskatchewan Immigration Nominee Program (SINP) CAD 350 INR 19,945
Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) CAD 500 INR 28,493
British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP) CAD 1150 INR 65,532
Quebec Skilled Workers Program (QSWP) Primary applicant: CAD 785

Spouse or Partner: CAD 168

Dependent Child: CAD 168

Primary applicant: INR 44,733

Spouse or Partner: INR 9574

Dependent Child: INR 9574

Language exam fees (IELTS) INR 12,000 approx.
Medical exam (varies depending on city) INR 3,000
Police certificate(varies depending on your city) INR 500


Proof of financial means is required for a Canada PR Visa:
Number of family members Funds required (in Canadian dollars) Approximate Amount in INR ( **Approx. 1 CAD$ – INR 60)
1 $13,213 INR 7,92,780
2 $16,449 INR 9,86,940
3 $20,222 INR 12,13,320
4 $24,553 INR 14,73,180
5 $27,847 INR 16,70,820
6 $31,407 INR 18,84,420
7 $34,967 INR 20,98,020
For each additional family member $3,560 INR 2,13,600

 Begin your migration to Canada from Saudi Arabia right away!

What is the minimum number of points required for Express Entry?

To be eligible to apply for Canada PR under the Express Entry system, foreign nationals must have a minimum score of 67 points out of 100.

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These are the maximum points you can get for these factors:

Age Maximum 12 points
Education Maximum 25 points
Language Proficiency Maximum 24 points (English and/or French)
Work Experience Maximum 15 points
Adaptability Maximum of 10 points
Arranged employment Additional 10 points (not mandatory)

Note: Scoring 67 points does not grant you a PR visa, but it does make you eligible to apply for a PR visa in Canada through the Express Entry system.

Then, based on your profile traits, you must select the best immigration programme for yourself.

The Express Entry system includes the following immigration programmes:

  • Federal Skilled Trades Training Program
  • Program for Federally Skilled Workers
  • Provincial Nominee Program
  • Canadian Experience Class

It is not difficult to immigrate to Canada from Saudi Arabia. There are, however, several steps involved.

  • Document Verification and Translation: It takes approximately 2-3 months for Canadian authorities to verify a candidate’s documents. If the documents are printed in a regional language, authorized interpreters must translate them into English or French.
  • Eligibility Requirements: CRS Ranking is used to evaluate all candidates. Depending on how well a candidate performs in his or her assessment, he or she will be considered eligible for Express Entry.
  • Language Proficiency: IELTS or TOEFL scores indicate an applicant’s level of English proficiency. However, Canadian authorities recognize French proficiency through TEF.
  • Skilled Professional: If you are a skilled professional in NOC Category O,A, or B, your chances of acceptance are better.
  • Professional Help: Prominent is a visa consultancy that specializes in Canada immigration. If you have any problems with your application, please let us know.
How Can Prominent Assist?

Prominent Overseas Careers specializes in Permanent Residency Visas, Work Visas, Study Visas, Temporary Visas, and Dependent Visas for Canada, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, Germany, and Hong Kong.

Aside from these services, Prominent provides its customers with personalized services such as:

  • Profile Evaluation: Professional advice based on an in-depth assessment of the client profile to determine the likelihood of visa approval.
  • Documents & Review: Detailed, error-free documentation drafted to meet specific formats based on the visa type.
  • A dedicated Case Officer: A consultant who will assist clients throughout the process.
  • Visa Filing: Prominent ensures that visa applications meet all of the standard requirements of the relevant immigration authorities and governing bodies.
  • Test Preparation: Free online courses are available to assist aspirants in improving their Language Proficiency for important exams such as IELTS, French, TOEFL, and PTE.
  • Visa & Interview: Aspirants who attend visa interviews with verified documents are given guidance.
  • Post-Landing Service: After receiving their visas, Prominent no assists clients in settling down in their new country with a comfortable stay.
Additional services provided to job seekers include:
  • Resume Writing: We have a dedicated team of resume experts who will craft the best resumes to meet the requirements of immigration authorities and potential employers. This greatly increases their chances of being chosen.
  • Profile Marketing: Prominent is well-known for producing best-in-class portfolios that boost applicant profiles on job boards. And, yes, this is a free service!

Begin your migration to Canada from Saudi Arabia right away!

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