Canadian Immigration Minister, Chris Alexander, Visits India

Canadian Immigration Minister, Chris Alexander, Visits India

Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister, Chris Alexander met PM Narendra Modi. | Photo Credit : Chris Alexander, Twitter

Chris Alexander, Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister, is on a India visit. Accompanying him is the High Commissioner for Canada to India, Mr. Nadir Patel. He arrived in India to attend Vibrant Gujarat summit at Gandhinagar.

Mr. Alexander met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and is expected to fly to South Indian cities of Bangalore and Chennai.

In Bangalore on January 13th i.e. today, Mr. Alexander will inaugurate a visa office at the Consulate General of Canada. He will visit Chennai on January 14, to attend meetings and highlight newly introduced Canada Express Entry, the Start-up Visa, Job-Bank, and other visa options.

Canada Express Entry will apparently be one of the key topics as Canada expects to issue more than 2,50,000 PR Visas in 2015. And India is one important contributor of skilled workforce to the world, including Canada. Under this new program, Indian workers can find jobs in Canada through Job-Bank and get PR in less than 6 months period.

Chris Alexander’s India visit will strengthen the ties and bring forth the best for mutual benefit of India and Canada.

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  • Deepak Negi

    How much money require for express entry visa?

    • Y-Axis Moderator

      Dear Deepak,

      Thank you for writing to us.

      Y-Axis Canada team will be able to share more details with you on Canada Express Entry fees and expenses. Please email us your details/resume to and one of our consultants will get in touch with you at the earliest.