How to Check Your Eligibility for Express Entry?

There are different PR programs offered by Canada to apply for permanent residency. Every PR program has its own eligibility requirements for the migrants to meet. Express Entry Program is the most popular immigration gateway for the skilled migrants willing to come and settle in Canada on a permanent basis. This program was introduced in 2015 with an aim of bringing in skilled and qualified workers to Canada.

Every skilled migrant plan to live in Canada but only some becomes eligible to apply for the Express Entry Program.

Express Entry Program has different visa categories that an applicant may consider applying namely Federal Skilled Worker Program, Federal Skilled Trade Program, and the Canadian Experience Class.

The most popular of them is the Federal Skilled Worker Program that allows the skilled and qualified worker to come and settle in the country on a permanent basis by contributing to the Canadian economy

The basic eligibility requirements for applying the Federal Skilled Worker Program are:

  • You must fall under 45 years of age at the time of visa lodgment
  • Your occupation must be listed on the CIC website along with relevant NOC code
  • You must meet character and health requirements
  • At least 67 points out of 100 on Canada Point Assessment Grid is required for the factors namely age, educational qualification, work experience, language ability, and adaptability factors
  • A positive credential assessment report is required to proceed further in the process
  • A minimum of CLB 7 in the language assessment test

If you meet the above-mentioned requirements you will be placed in the express entry pool along with other eligible applicants. Here, applicants will get the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score on the basis of their profile. The highest ranking applicant is then invited to apply through regular CIC immigration draws.

The recent CIC draw invited applicants with CRS 438 and above to apply for Canada’s Express Entry programs.

So, why not check your eligibility requirements for Express Entry? Fill the Canada assessment form and one of the experts of Aptech Global will surely contact you soon to discuss Canada PR query.

There are other options as well for Canada PR, wish to know what those are? Connect with our experts to get detailed information.