Are you tired of not getting an ITA in the Express Entry Draws? Is your Comprehensive Ranking System score not high enough? Well, on this page, we will provide you some tips to improve your CRS score.
Express Entry is a well-known immigration system globally. It is used to manage applications for permanent residence submitted by several skilled workers. And this makes it highly competitive. So, candidates with the highest CRS scores only get invitations to apply for Canada PR. Thus, it is pivotal to have a good CRS score in order to immigrate to Canada as a permanent resident.
Comprehensive Ranking System score is used to rank express entry immigration candidates who are looking for permanent residency in Canada. The Canadian government gives points to express entry candidates based on human capital factors; age, education, work experience, Canadian certificate of education, and language proficiency, spouse or common-law factors, and other factors such as skills transferability.
Here are some tips that can help you increase your CRS score:
As an immigrant, you should try to get a job offer. If you have a job offer from a Canadian employer in skill level B, A, or 0 of the NOC (National Occupation Classification), you are eligible to get 50 points. And if your job offer is under NOC 00, you will get 200 points.
Language Proficiency is one of the most important credentials in the CRS score. If you have low points in the language test results, you can re-take your language test such as IELTS, and try to get a perfect 9 in all four language abilities: Speaking, Reading, Writing, and Listening.
You may also learn French to get more points. As per the recent changes, express entry candidates who speak French are now eligible to secure more points in the CRS score. French-speaking candidates will now get 25 points while bilingual candidates are eligible to get 50 points. So, if you are proficient in both French and English, you can get 50 points.
Candidates applying through the Canadian Experience Class and Federal Skilled Trades economic class programs of the Express Entry System do not require to submit an Educational Credential Assessment report. However, they must submit it to claim points in the CRS scores. They can get up to 230 points for education. The number of points you will get depends on your education level.
Foreign nationals who already have a bachelor’s degree of three years or more can enroll themselves in another one-year program to claim points in accordance with the skill transferability factors.
If you have foreign work experience and it matches with the duties classified in the NOC, you can score points as per your total years of work experience.
If you have three years of work experience, you become eligible to get more points as per the skill transferability points factor.
Further, candidates having Canadian work experience can apply under the Canadian Experience Class of the Express Entry. The Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada grants more points to newcomers having work experience in Canada along with foreign work experience.
Getting a provincial nomination from Canadian provinces is one of the best ways to boost your CRS score. If you receive a provincial nomination, you get 600 additional points and can easily be invited to apply for a permanent resident status whenever the Government of Canada holds the express entry draw.
You must apply to the express entry aligned streams of Provincial Nominee Programs. Each province is known to have its own criteria for selecting candidates. This can be having a job offer, work experience in specific occupations, or other things. Some of the most popular provinces for immigrating to Canada are Ontario, Alberta, British Columbia, and Manitoba.
If you or your spouse/common-law partner has a sibling living in Canada as a permanent resident or a Canadian citizen, your CRS score can be increased by an additional 15 points.
These were some of the major tips that you can adopt to increase your CRS score and move to Canada for permanent residence. If you want to know more about the CRS score and have any queries, you can contact our consultants for immigration services.