Federal Skilled Worker - Express Entry Program
If you are looking for Canada PR then the most famous and easiest program is Express Entry Program, previously known as Federal Skilled Worker Program, Express Entry is the most familiar program for Canada PR Aspirants. There are lots of technical aspects that directly affect to applicant’s profile. below we have mentioned all types of requirements for every express entry Applicant.
How Express Entry Works
- Work experience
- Language ability (English CLB/NCLC Level 7 or French CLB/NCLC Level 5)
- Education (Verified by one of the authorized bodies from Canada requires ECA)
After meetings Basic requirements, We will assess your application based on:
- Work experience
- Whether you have a valid job offer
- English and/or French language skills
- Adaptability (how well you’re likely to settle here)
With the help of the above factors, the Applicant has to claim points out of 100 Points to assess eligibility for the Express Entry (Federal Skilled Worker) Program. You earn points for how well you do in each of the 6 factors.
The minimum requirement is 67 points out of 100.
You won’t qualify for the program if you score lower than 67 points. You can be able to get higher points by:
- improving your language skills
- completing another degree, diploma, or certificate
- receiving an offer of arranged employment in Canada
Use the Below Points Sheet to calculate your points.
Federal Skilled Workers Points Structure
- University degree at the Doctoral (Ph.D.) level or equal-25 points
- University degree at the Master’s level or equal –23 points
- University-level entry-to-practice professional degree. Occupation related to the degree must be:-
- NOC 2011 Skill Level A, licensed by a provincial regulatory body (Degree must be secured in Veterinary Medicine, Dentistry, Podiatry, Medicine, Dentistry, Podiatry, Optometry, Law, Chiropractic Medicine, or Pharmacy) 23 points
- Two or more Canadian post-secondary degrees or diplomas or equal (at least one must be for a program of at least three years)-22 points
- Canadian post-secondary degree or diploma for a program of three years or longer, or equal- 21 points
- Canadian post-secondary degree or diploma for a two-year program, or equal-19 points
- Canadian post-secondary degree or diploma for a one-year program, or equal-15 points
- Canadian high school diploma, or equal-5 points
6 or more years
47 and older
1st Official language
CLB Level 9: Points Per Ability: 6
- Listening: over 8.0
- Reading: over 7.0
- Writing: over 7.0
- Speaking: over 7.0
CLB Level 8: Points Per Ability: 5
- Listening: 7.5
- Reading: 6.5
- Writing: 6.5
- Speaking: 6.5
CLB Level 7: Points Per Ability: 4 ** MINIMUM THRESHOLD**
- Listening: 6.0
- Reading: 6.0
- Writing: 6.0
- Speaking: 6.0
2nd Official language
CLB Level 5: Points (Total)= 4
- Listening: 5.0
- Reading: 4.0
- Writing: 5.0
- Speaking: 5.0
6) Adaptability-10 points
Maximum 10 points
Your spouse or partner’s language level
Your spouse or common-law partner has a language level in either English or French at CLB 4 level or higher in all 4 language abilities (speaking, listening, reading and writing).
To get these points, you must submit your spouse or common-law partner’s test results from an approved agency when you apply. The language tests are valid for 2 years after the date of the test result. They must be valid on the day you apply for permanent residence.
Your past studies in Canada
You completed at least 2 academic years of full-time study (in a program at least 2 years long) at a secondary or post-secondary school in Canada.
Full-time study means at least 15 hours of classes per week. You must have stayed in good academic standing (as set out by the school) during that time.
Your spouse or partner’s past studies in Canada
Your spouse or common-law partner completed at least 2 academic years of full-time study (in a program at least 2 years long) at a secondary or post-secondary school in Canada.
Full-time study means at least 15 hours of classes per week, and your spouse or partner must have stayed in good academic standing (as set out by the school) during that time.
Your past work in Canada
You did at least 1 year of full-time work in Canada:
In a job listed in Skill Type Tier 0 or Skill Levels 1 or 2 of the National Occupational Classification (NOC).
And, with a valid work permit, or while authorized to work in Canada.
Your spouse or common-law partner’s past work in Canada
Your spouse or partner did at least 1 year of full-time work in Canada on a valid work permit or while authorized to work in Canada.
Arranged employment in Canada
You earned points for having arranged employment.
Relatives in Canada
You, or your spouse or common-law partner, have a relative who is:
living in Canada
18 years or older and
a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
This relative must be a:
your or your spouse’s sibling (child of your or your spouse’s parent)
your or your spouse’s aunt or uncle (by blood or marriage)
your or your spouse’s niece or nephew (grandchild of your or your spouse’s parent)
How does EE works?
If you fill out a profile for Express Entry, your application will be ranked according to a points system.
If you are highly ranked, you will be invited to apply for permanent residence as a skilled immigrant.
Once you have applied, your PR application will then be processed within the next 6 months.
Which Immigration Programs Does EE Cover?
- You must use Express Entry to apply for:
- The Skilled Worker Program
- The Skilled Trades Program
- The Canadian Experience Class
- Some candidates for Ontario’s Provincial Nominee Program are also selected through Express Entry.
Do I Qualify for EE?
- You qualify for Express Entry if you meet the eligibility criteria for the Skilled Worker program, Skilled Trades program, or Canadian Experience Class.
How are EE profile points determined?
Your Express Entry profile will get points based on:
- Your education level;
- Your abilities in English and/or French (Canada’s 2 official languages);
- Your work experience and skills;
- Your age;
- If you have a job offer in Canada.
- Your spouse’s education, language abilities, and work experience.
- Additional points are also awarded if you have completed a college or university program in Canada or if you have a provincial nomination.
- This chart outlines the points you can get for each category. Please note that EE points are different from the Federal Skilled Worker point system.
How Does EE Choose People for PR?
- Once you submit a profile, your profile will be entered into a pool (Group) of all the people who have currently applied for Express Entry.
- You will then be ranked against other people in the pool. Your ranking is based on the number of points you have.
- If you are at the top of the rankings, your profile will be drawn (selected) from the list of applications. You will then get an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for permanent residence as a skilled immigrant.