Eligibility for the Express Entry is based
on a 67-points scale, assessed on the basis of age, education, experience and
The candidate loses 5 points every year
beyond 30 years.
The candidate needs to take the approved language tests in English or French and score the points as required by their program. The language levels are evaluated by Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) for English and by Niveaux de compétence linguistique canadien (NCLC) for French. The results are valid for 2 years.
A score of 6 is required in each aspect to be
eligible, however 8777 (LRWS) is
very famous as the ‘magic score’, that makes it easier for the candidate to
3. Education credential assessment report (ECA):
It is the provision of a Canadian
equivalent degree assessment of the candidate’s native country education. It is
done by multiple organisations.
After providing for the above two,
you become eligible to enter in to the Express Entry pool. The next step is to
punch in your basic credentials like age, education, qualification, experience,
language test score, your ECA. The system then automatically evaluates the
score via the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) and gives you a rank.
As a part of the immigration
procedure, it is necessary to show a balance of sufficient funds in your bank
account at the time of applying for PR. If you don’t have sufficient funds at
the time of applying, start saving up gradually.
5.Create a profile:
After receiving the score for the
language test and getting an ECA done, you have to create a profile for the
Express Entry. You will receive an Invitation to Apply within a day or two if
your CRS clears the cut-off.
Submit your documents, along with all the
proofs within 60 days of receiving an ITA. The documents include
a) Passport or
b) Provincial nomination (optional)
job offer from an employer in Canada (optional)
e) Medical exams
f) Proof of funds
g) IELTS report
h) ECA+ Educational documents
7. Application submission:
This is the final stage where you
need to make the payments.
a) INR 26,250
Processing fee: CAD 550 per person
b) INR 23,400 – Right of Permanent Residence Fee (RPRF): CAD 490 per person ~ (Note: this can
also be paid when you are landing in
c) INR 7160 – Dependent Child: CAD 150 per child
d) INR 4500 – per person biometrics fee or INR 9200 for entire family
You will receive a receipt after
making the payments and then you’ll have to submit your respective biometrics
within 30 days. After this is done, the IRCC will send you a mail requesting
your passport and you need to visit the nearest VFS Global Center and wait for
the visa stamping.
required to enter the country before your immigration visa expires. Know more