The IELTS score you need depends on the requirements of your visa, under you are planning to apply, however minimum canada band requirement for PR visa is 6 bands in each module.
|Immigration Programs||IELTS Requirements|
|Express Entry Canada||IELTS 6 Bands in Each Module|
|Federal Skilled Worker Program||IELTS 6 Bands in Each Module|
|Ontario PNP||IELTS 6 Bands in Each Module|
|PEI PNP Nomination||IELTS 6 Bands in Each Module|
|Nova Scotia PNP||IELTS 6 Bands in Each Module|
|Atlantic Pilot Program||4.5 Bands|
|Manitoba PNP||4.5 Bands|
|Saskatchewan PNP||4.5 Bands|
|Spouse Sponsor||NO IELTS Requirements|
|Parent Sponsor PNP||NO IELTS Requirements|
Preparing for your test is an important part of the process. Take advantage of our free resources to help improve your language and communication skills. Download the Information for Candidates booklet (PDF, 1,021KB), and check out the sample test questions online.
You can also order Official IELTS Practice Materials which include samples of past Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking sections, complete with sample answers and examiner comments. You can also purchase these practice materials from local test centres.
Native English speakers are also strongly advised to prepare for the IELTS test. It is easy to feel overconfident about the test when you have been using English all your life. But, if you want to achieve the best possible score for your test, you need to familiarise yourself with the test format.
You can also access preparation materials to ensure you are ready for test day.