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Canada PR eligibility Requirement

You must check the criteria for Canada PR eligibility requirements to find out if you are eligible to apply for permanent residence in Canada.

To be able to apply for Canada PR through the Express Entry Program, you must have a minimum score of 67 points out of 100.

Age Maximum 12 points
Education Maximum 25 points
Language Proficiency Maximum 28 points (English and/or French)
Work Experience Maximum 15 points
Adaptability Maximum of 10 points
Arranged employment Additional 10 points (not mandatory).

Check Your eligibility Points

To be eligible under the Canada FSW program, you need to satisfy the following requirements.

  • Age:
  • Age Points
    Below 18 0
    18- 35 12
    36 11
    37 10
    38 9
    39 8
    40 7
    41 6
    42 5
    43 4
    44 3
    45 2
    46 1
    47 or older than that 0

  • Qualification:
  • The applicant must have a Canadian or equivalent to Canada standard qualification from a recognized university/ institution. Qualification specialization requirements may vary as per the NOC code.

    Degree / Qualification Points
    PhD or equivalent 25
    Master’s or equivalent 23
    Double Bachelor 22
    Bachelor 21
    Diploma (3 years) after completing 12th 19
    Diploma (3 years) after completing 10th 15
    Schooling till 12th 05

  • Work Experience:
  • Applicant must have at least 12-months of full-time, paid, continuous relevant work experience in the NOC skills set O, A & B in the past ten years before submitting the Permanent Residency application.

    Please note some occupations require specific educations or license so, please check here before applying your Express entry application.

    Years of Work Experience Points
    1 9
    2-3 years 11
    4-5 years 13
    6 years or more 15

  • Language ability:
  • All applicant who intends to apply for Canada Express entry must prove their English/ French language ability through IELTS, CELPIP or TEF.

    To apply for Canada Express entry, you must have six bands in your IELTS. Having less than six bands makes you ineligible to apply for Canada Express entry; in this case, you can use another program such as Canada PNP; contact our immigration expert for more detail.

    English Language Test as a first Language

    CLB Score Speaking Listening Reading Writing
    CLB 9 or more 7 8 7 7
    CLB 8 6.5 7.5 6.5 6.5
    CLB 7 6 6 6 6
    CLB 6 5.5 5.5 5 5.5

    French Language as a secondary test

    CLB level Points
    CLB 4 (minimum 4 in all the 4 abilities) 4
    Less than 4 0

    IELTS to CLB Calculator

  • Settlement Funds:
  • The settlement fund is also mandatory to apply for Canada express entry; please note you must maintain the settlement funds throughout the process.

    The amount of money you need to support your family depends on the size of your family. To calculate the size of your family, you must include

    1. Yourself
    2. Your spouse or partner
    3. Your dependent children include them even if they’re permanent residents or Canadian citizens not coming to Canada with you.

  • Health Requirements:
  • To apply for Canada express entry, the applicant needs to go through a health examination to ensure no danger/threat to the people of Canada.

  • Police clearance requirements:
  • To apply for Canada Express entry, you & your family must be of good character, so you need to provide a Police clearance certificate from your local police station or the regional passport office where you stayed six months or more in the row from 18 years or above.

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