In these times everyone is willing to migrate abroad. The persons who migrate to Canada wants to become a permanent resident over there. They want to get Canadian PR.  For becoming a permanent resident of Canada you must contact express entry. Express entry is the one who provides permanent to those migrants who fulfill the required eligibility for becoming a permanent resident. The express entry provides a CRS score to each candidate based on many factors and sums up of these provided scores will get decided that permanent resident will provide to you or not. People have many types of queries in their minds regarding the scores. CWC Canada is the best Immigration Consultant who will help you to embed all of your Canadian related queries.

What is the Express Entry?

The express Entry system is used by Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) for selecting the desired candidates to apply for permanent residence.

Three federal programs put up with the Express Entry System: the Federal Skilled Workers (FSW) program, the Federal Skilled Trades (FST) program, and the Canadian Experience Class (CEC). You must be eligible for one of these programs to become able to enter the Express Entry Pool of candidates, where the CRS score is assigned to each candidate.

What is CRS?

Comprehensive Ranking System is known as CRS. CRS is a point-based system. It is used to assess and score your profile and rank it in the express Entry Pool. It is used to evaluate your skills and education.

The points you get from the CRS consist of a encompass of points up to 600 and a set of additional points of up to 600. Your total score that you will be obtained out of 1200.

Core: up to 600 Points

1.       Skills and experience

2.       Spouse or common-law partners factor, such as their language skills and education

3.       Skills transferability, consisting of work experience and education

Additional: up to 600 Points

•        Degrees, diplomas, or certificates of Canada

•        Valid job offer

•        A nomination from a country or region

•        Your sister or brother who is living in Canada and also a citizen or permanent resident of Canada

•        Strong language skills

Core points + Additional points = your total obtained score

If you filled out a profile and would like to know what your partner’s score would be use the Comprehensive Ranking System Tool.

Minimum CRS Score:

For becoming a permanent resident of Canada with the help of the Express Entry System, you will require to receive an Invitation to Apply (ITA) from IRCC. You will receive an ITA and you will set in a draw if your CRS score is above or equal to the minimum CRS score.

A draw is a tool that is used by IRCC in which they select Express Entry applicants whose CRS scores are above a gateway that they set at each draw. Draws normally take place every two weeks on Wednesday, but IRCC does turn away from this unspoken rule.

How the CRS Score calculated?

A score out of 1200 is given to each express entry candidates based on four major factors:

1.       Core/ Human Capital Factors: it includes points for age, education, work experience of Canada, and language proficiency.

2.Spouse or common-law partner factor: these include the language proficiency, education, and work experience of Canada of your spouse or common-law partner.

3.Skills Transferability: additional points to your profile that are based on a combination of factors such as a combination of education, language proficiency, and/or work experience of Canada as non-Canadian are provided.

4.Additional points: this section gives 600 additional points for a Provisional nomination and other additional points for an offer of a valid job etc.

1.       Core/ Human Capital Factors (max. 500 points)

•        Age  (max points: 100 with a spouse, 110 without)

•        Education Level (Max Points: 150 points)

•        Language Proficiency (max points: 170 with a spouse, 160 without)

•        Work experience of Canada (max points: 80 points)

2.       Skill Transferability factors (max 100 points)

•        Education level (max 50 points)

•        Work experience of foreign (max 50 points)

•        Qualification Certificate (max 50 points)

3.       Additional factors (max 600 points)

•        Additional factors

How to increase scores with the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)?

 When you are not having enough CRS scores the Provincial Nominee Program (PNPs) is an immigration option to consider. When you are selected by a province or region to receive a provisional nomination, you will get an additional 600 points, which will help you in getting an ITA in the next draw.


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