Proficiency in English or French Opens Immense Opportunity to Immigrate Canada

November 26, 2019 – Candidates seeking permanent residence to Canada hold immense opportunity through express entry program.

On the other hand, an applicant who is having high proficiency in English or French language gains more probability of getting considered into Canada’s labor force and society.

To obtain permanent residence or Canadian citizenship, language criteria play a crucial role and have set a standard.

Express entry system which had launched in 2015, manages the pool of candidates for Canada’s three federal high skilled immigration categories. Since then, the system has now become the major source to determine the eligible immigration applicants who will successfully be a part of a country’s economy.

Applicants under the Express Entry system are assigned a comprehensive ranking system (CRS) which is based on factors such as education, work experience, age and language skills.

In the CRS system, if an applicant is without a spouse having high proficiency in English or French language in all the abilities i.e. Reading, Listening, Writing and Speaking holds the probability of earning 290 CRS points.  

Throughout the year 2019, express entry applicants were required to have a CRS score of 460 points to get an invitation to apply (ITA) for PR.

So, if the applicant is without a spouse, the language proficiency criterion occupies 63 percent of points of the total to qualify for permanent residence.

With this, there is no doubt that to obtain a provincial nomination or a job offer, language criteria plays a crucial role and is one of the major pathways to get into Canada’s express entry.  


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