How to create Canadian Express Entry profile 2022

How to Create Express Entry Profile

Canadian Express entry program introduced by the government of Canada on 1st January 2015 has opened many opportunities for ambitious immigrant’s entry to Canada to fill the gaps. Giving away the PR Visa provides a two-way benefit, which helps the economic growth and at the same time, it helps the job market by providing skilled workers from various other foreign countries.

In Canada PR visa is granted based on two alleyways – Express Entry Program and Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). Both the visas are for five years and for the family. With this visa, a candidate is bestowed with almost all the rights and benefits that a Canadian citizen is blessed with. While visa under express entry program earmarks the right to settle anywhere in the country, the PNP program restricts visa for a particular province only.

The candidates are analyzed for PR visa on the point based Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS)

Benefits of Express Entry Program

  • Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) assigns classifications to potential immigrants providing both owners and employees with a transparent view of immigration through all stages.
  • Hopeful immigrants can be screened in a very little time
  • If a candidate receives an invitation to apply then he/she directly get the PR visa
  • Applicants under Express Entry Program are eligible to settle anywhere in Canada.
  • Note: French proficiency is not compulsory to increase the CRS scores
  • Calculate Your Canada PR Express Entry CRS Points First Before Applying!

Stepwise Canada Express Entry Program Process:

  • Canada Express Entry Program is eminent for its efficacy and effortless process. Follow the simple steps for smooth immigration procedure to Canada.
  • Attain the ECA (Educational Credential Assessment) report from a recognized assessing authority, i.e. WES.
  • Choose an occupation from the list of NOC (National Occupational Classification), i.e. Skill Level 0, A, B, etc.
  • To be able to be considered under Express entry program, you need to create an express entry profile
  • Applicants are suggested to register with Job Bank through a Job Match account. (This account can be used to search for jobs and is a great way for applicants to navigate their professional careers in Canada.

You will be considered in one of these four categories:


To qualify the 67 points out of 100 factors, you need to be eligible under the below-mentioned criteria’s:

  • Age: Apt age group is 18 to 35 years, under the Express Entry program. Applicants above the age group of 35 years are given lesser points and maximum age limit to qualify under express entry program is 45 years. If you fall under the 18 – 35 years of age then points can earn your high points in the FSW point’s calculator. Candidates above 45 years of age have an option of Provincial Nominee Program
  • Qualification: Canadian or Canadian higher secondary education equivalent certification i.e. a diploma or bachelor’s or master’s degree in any field is a mandatory requirement to qualify for Express Entry Program.
  • Work Experience under O, A, B Noc Code: Minimum of 1 year of steady full-time work for a salary in the past 10 years is required for qualifying under Express Entry
  • Language Ability: Minimum of 6 bands in is required in every English Language Test module. IELTS exam scorecard should not be older than 2 years at the time of application.
  • Adaptability: If you are married or in a common-law relationship, and your spouse or partner will also immigrate to Canada with you, then you get an extra 10 points for the adaptability.
  • Arranged Employment: If you are migrating to Canada with a job offer by a Canadian employer you get an extra 10 points in your profile

Miscellaneous Requirements are:

  • Proof of Funds: Proof of funds is required to show that the candidate will be able to support you and your family after moving to Canada. However, if you have a valid job offer from an employer in Canada or can find legal work you may not need to submit the said legal proofs.
  • Minimum Points for Selection: Once you qualify all the basic requirements for immigration, you will be allotted a CRS points score and ranked against other PR applicants.
  • Henceforward, whenever IRCC releases Express Entry draw, if your score is above the minimum cut-off you will receive an invitation to apply for PR status in Canada.

Documents list for a successful visa application under express entry program:

  • Photograph of the principal applicant
  • Medical certificate
  • Police clearance certificates
  • Passport and other travel documents (along with copies)
  • Work Experience Letter (Letter of Recommendation)
  • Proof of Funds (for FSW stream)
  • Documents required for Canada permanent resident visa

To be able to accomplish this requirement, you must endow your submission with recommendation letters from banks or financial institutions. After you have been invited to apply, you will have 90 days to do so.

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Canada PR Express Entry Processing Time 2018

The average time taken by the IRCC to evaluate immigration applications is 6 months or less.

Attaining you dream of Immigration is not very easy, but there is a time length to complete the overall process. Generally, your application will be valid for 12 months in the pool of aspiring applicants. Every time a draw has conducted the profile of each applicant in the pool will be matched, but if your CRS scores are above or on the edge of the released cut off, only then your profile will be selected and an ITA will be issued.

How to apply for Canada pr visa under provincial nominee program:

The eligibility criteria for every province are different based on the above mentioned six selection factors that are Age, Language Proficiency, education, work experience and adaptability of the candidate. It is important to note here that PR status is assigned for the province for which the admissibility criteria are met and every province has its own set of wants and suitability criteria for the applicant, like for Ontario there is grid of 400 points for qualification while Saskatchewan has a score grid of 60 points out of 100 for qualification.

Documents Required for Immigration to Canada

In order to successfully apply for Immigration through the Canada Express Entry program you need to have the following documents:

  • Photograph of the principal applicant
  • Education Credential Assessment (ECA) – from a recognized assessing authority like WES
  • Medical certificate
  • Police clearance certificates
  • Passport and other travel documents (along with copies)
  • work experience letter (Letter of Recommendation)
  • Proof of funds (for FSW stream)
  • Stepwise Process to be followed for applying for a PR Status in Canada?

Follow the steps below to apply for Canada PR:

  • Education Credential Evaluation
  • Once you acquire the appropriate IELTS score of CLB-9
  • Expression of Interest Filing
  • Waiting for the CRS(Comprehensive Ranking System) cut-off
  • Invitation to Apply
  • Documents Uploading for EOI
  • Verification of documents
  • Visa Approval

How can a consultancy help you better:

  • Appoint a trustworthy visa consultancy for a crystal clear and guaranteed results
  • Get your technical Evaluation done by your immigration Consultant
  • Prepare and give IELTS exam to establish language proficiency
  • Start your application Process – through Express Entry Program or Provincial Nominee Program
  • Complete the documentation process
  • Education and work experience documents authentication is required
  • Get ready with your proof of funds to ensure that you are capable of surviving in Canada
  • Be ready with Medical Checkup and Police verification record
  • Get ready for filing your Visa application
  • Prepare for your departure to Canada
  • What are the minimum points required to clear the eligibility criteria?

Express Entry Draws are released according to the entries acquiesced in the Pool. It sets the yardstick for minimum qualifying marks for the Canada PR aspirants. Those who have the minimum required score are considered fit to apply. The Express Entry Draws this time followed the usual trend of the announcement after 15 days’ time period. The Seventh Express Entry Draw which was released on 9th May, 2018 and it asked for a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 441 points or above.

What is the IELTS score requirement for Canada PR 2018?

When you plan to relocate to another country, the knowledge of English language is a mandatory requirement not only for professional reasons but also for day to day communication. The expertise and hold on the language is tested through CLB levels and IELTS examination, both of these tests are accepted by IRCC. There are 4 modules in IELTS Language Test that are reading, speaking, listening and writing skills which are evaluated through this test and points are allocated accordingly. The test scores are valid for a period of two years.

When planning to immigrate to Canada it is important that you have a minimum band score of 6 in all the categories (Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing) and an overall band score of 6.5. But, these scores are flexible when a candidate is planning to settle in Canada with PNP PR. Saskatchewan asks for an IELTS score of 4.5 only.


Abroad Pathway Immigration Consultant is bequeathed with all professional and well knowledgeable immigration case managers who have expertise in handling immigration profiles and enhancing CRS score. They would give you a clear picture of where your application exactly stands and suggest you the ways of boosting your opportunity of getting a visa approval and preparation of your documents accordingly along with updating you with the latest changes announced by IRCC.

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