How to improve the CRS score for Express Entry?

A point difference in CRS score may make or break your immigration chances of applying for Canada Permanent Resident Visa. The higher are your CRS score the better are your chances of getting an invitation to apply.

A two-stage process is applicable for Express Entry for Canada PR through Express Entry Federal Skilled Worker Program in particular.

To apply for FSW, you are required to score at least 67 points out of 100 on Canada assessment grid. The points are calculated for age, educational qualification, work experience, language ability, and adaptability. The eligible applicants with said points are preceded towards the next stage namely the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score.

Here, the applicants are placed and ranked according to their Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score and the highest ranking migrant is invited to apply for Canada PR through regular draws conducted by CIC.

Thus, your CRS score decides your overall immigration chances. The CRS score is calculated for age, level of education, language ability in English/French, work experience, job-offer in Canada, nomination certificate (if applicable), adaptability factors etc.

Only provincial nomination enables an applicant to receive 600 additional CRS score and rest 500 are divided into other factors mentioned above. Another 100 points are for skills transferability combinations.

There are many ways through which an applicant may increase their CRS Ranking Score. So, if you want to improve your current CRS score, below mentioned are some of the tips that might help you in increasing your CRS score. The CRS score can always be improved by performing certain activities.

  1. Relative in Canada

If your sibling or parent resides in Canada you will be entitled to receive an additional 15 CRS points once you prove relation

  1. Education

For your education, if you are a bachelor's degree holder, masters, and Ph.D., you can get 150 maximum points

  1. Language Proficiency

Language Proficiency is your easy and simple way of increasing your CRS score. Your language score can give up to a maximum of 136 points with CLB 9.

Also, if you have a basic-intermediate knowledge of French, you can take the TEF language test and get a bonus of 24 points for knowing a second language and 30 points for proficiency in the language.

  1. Work Experience

With a work experience of 3 years and more, you can gain certain points under skills transferability combinations. Also, for those working in Canada will also be rewarded with additional points.

  1. Partner Skills

If you want to improve your overall CRS score, getting partners assessment evaluated will definitely boost your immigration score.

If you wish to know more about different Canada PR programs, fill the Canada Assessment form and one of the experts will contact you soon to discuss the Canada PR query.