The following are some advantages of obtaining a Canada PR visa:
Analyses your points for PR in Canada
|Factor||Maximum Points Available|
|Language skills – in English & French||28|
|Arranged employment (job offer in Canada)||10|
|Total points available||100|
The descriptions of each of the six factors and the possible points are provided below.
Applicants must be fluent in one of the two official languages, which are French and English. Candidates may receive up to 28 points from the following four categories:
For English, candidates can take the IELTS or CELPIP, and for French, TEF or TCF. The table below lists the points candidates can get for having fluent English and French language skills:
Candidates will obtain a maximum of 24 points in English as their first language.
|First official language||Speaking||Listening||Reading||Writing|
|CLB level 9 or higher||6||6||6||6|
|CLB level 8||5||5||5||5|
|CLB level 7||4||4||4||4|
Candidates can choose French as the second language, that is going to give them 4 points:
|Second official language||Points|
|At least CLB 5 in all of the 4 abilities||4|
|CLB 4 or less in any of the 4 abilities||0|
Education-related factors might get you up to 25 points. Candidates must hold a diploma, certificate, or degree from one of the following Canadian universities:
Candidates who have received education abroad must submit to an evaluation of their educational credentials, which must be carried out by a designated body. The ECA makes sure that education received abroad is on par with that received in Canada. The following table lists the benefits of education:
|Level of education||Points|
|Masters level or professional degree||23|
|Two or more post-secondary credentials, one of which was for three years or longer in duration||22|
|Three years or longer post-secondary credential||21|
|Two-year post-secondary credential||19|
|One year post-secondary credential||15|
A maximum of 15 points can be earned based on work experience. The amount of years of job experience affects the score. If a candidate has held a full-time position for at least 30 hours per week, they will receive points. If applicants have worked 15 hours per week for 24 months at skill type 0 or skill levels A or B of the 2016 NOC, they can additionally receive points for part-time employment.
The details of the points according to job experience are shown in the table below:
|Work experience (in years)||Points|
|6 or more||15|
Candidates’ ages will receive a maximum of 12 points. Candidates between the ages of 18 and 35 will receive the highest marks. As you become older, the score will drop. Applicants who are 47 years old will get 0 points in this category.
|47 and older||0|
If a candidate receives an offer of employment from a Canadian firm, they may earn points. The employment contract should be for at least a year. Before submitting an application to immigrate to Canada as a federal skilled worker, candidates must already have a job offer.
The applicants will receive a maximum of 10 points for this factor.
A candidate’s spouse or common-law partner can gain points for flexibility. This element has a maximum possible earning potential of 10 points. Any combination of the elements listed in the table below will result in points being awarded:
|Previous work in Canada in a skilled occupation (one year or more)||10|
|A previous study in Canada||5|
|Arranged employment in Canada||5|
|Relatives in Canada||5|
|Spouses/partners previous work in Canada||5|
|Spouses/partners previous study in Canada||5|
|Spouses/partners language ability (CLB 4 or higher)||5|
If a candidate receives a provincial nomination, they automatically receive 600 points. They need to register for Express Entry. The CRS score or NOC code is a factor in the automated selection process used by many provinces. Three avenues are available for immigrants to apply outside the Express Entry pool.
These consist of
Candidates must have a minimum of 50 points in order to apply for Quebec immigration as a selected worker. Candidates must receive 59 points to be qualified for the Quebec immigration program if they intend to submit an application with their spouse or common-law partner.
The procedures for submitting an application for permanent residence in Canada are listed below.