The least IELTS band required for an applicant who is applying for Canada Permanent Residency is: Express Entry – 6 bands in each part (Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking) PNP – 6 bands in each part (Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking). You must demonstrate that you meet the minimum IELTS score for Canada Express entry set by the CIC Canada, by providing proof of your proficiency in each of the four language abilities
In English or French. If you wish to get points for your proficiency in both official languages (English & French), you must include the results of your official English and French language proficiency tests with your application.
Language test results are valid for two years. They must be valid throughout application process, as well as when you submit a complete federal application to CIC for permanent residence.
Your Canada PR visa application will be declined with expired language test results.
You may write /take any of these approved language tests:
|CLB level||IELTS Reading||IELTS writing||IELTS speaking||IELTS Listening|
|CLB level||TEF - Oral expression||TEF- Listening comprehension||TEF - Reading Comprehension||TEF- Written expression|
|CLB 7||310 - 348||249 - 279||207 - 232||310 - 348|
|CLB 8||349 - 370||280 - 297||233 - 247||349 - 370|
|CLB level||CELPIP G - Oral expression||TEF- Listening comprehension||CELPIP G - Reading Comprehension||CELPIP G - Written expression|