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How many points do you need to Immigrate to Canada?

The talented youngster today don’t just limit themselves to the geographical boundaries and explore the opportunities for better life and career in overseas countries. However, not many countries in the world provide you ample platform to establish yourself quickly and establish a peaceful life in relatively new setting.

Talking about best places for immigrants, Canada is surely one among the best destination for the skilled and talented people looking to obtain permanent residency abroad. Since, Canada has point based system of immigration, the first concern of every Canada PR applicant remains finding out the right point score to immigrate to Canada.

What’s the right Immigration Point score to Immigrate to Canada?

Well, to immigrate to Canada, you have to go through the two eligibility tests. First to qualify as a valid applicant for skilled immigration. Secondly, to obtain the Invitation to Apply (ITA) for Canadian Permanent Residency (PR) from IRCC (Immigration Refugee and Citizenship Canada). Let’s discuss the both criteria one by one.

Points need to qualify as an applicant

The Federal Express entry system is the most popular and fastest pathway to immigrate to Canada, hence, we well understand the point’s requirement in context of this system. Express Entry evaluate the applicant based on his points accumulated for education, age, work experience, language skills, etc. factors. As a skilled worker from overseas, when you first create profile on express entry, you need to score minimum 67 points under Federal Skilled Worker (FSW) category.

These points will be a total of points obtained for Education, experience, language proficiency (English or French), etc. factors. Once you obtain this much points, you usually qualify as an applicant and move to the next level to find entry in Express Entry pool, where next points criteria will be applicable.

Also read- What can be a winning CRS score to obtain Canada PR invitation in 2018?

Points needed to obtain ITA (Invitation to Apply) for Canada PR

Not all the applicants who reach Express Entry pool get invitation to apply for Canadian PR. Every applicant gets a point score called CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) score (based on age, education, etc. factors) in Express Entry pool. The IRCC (Immigration Refugee and Citizenship Canada) launch a draw every 15 days to select the top ranking profiles from the pool.

For Every express entry draw, it announces cut off marks (CRS score requirement) and the applicants, who have their CRS score equal to or above this mark get the ITA (Invitation to Apply) for Canadian Permanent Residency (PR) from IRCC. The qualifying marks or CRS score requirement as per the latest express entry draw held on 11th April, 2018 was 444 CRS points or more.

Confirm your eligibility and apply for Canada PR

Confirming your point score is the primary step to apply permanent residency in Canada. However, to check your point score, you must obtain two key documents first, i.e. IELTS test result for English proficiency and ECA (Educational Credential Assessment) from WES or any other recognized authority.

To get complete assistance in Canada PR process from start till end, you may contact certified Canada migration experts at Visas Avenue immigration Advisory Service. You may call Visas Avenue immigration expert on Visas Avenue Toll Free Number- 78-18-000-777. Alternatively, e-mail your queries to Visas Avenue e-mail id-



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