Tips to improve the CRS Score

Every year thousands of people apply for Canada’s permanent residency program through the Express Entry program. If you’re one of those people who wish to settle abroad then you must have a good CRS score which can make you eligible to get an invite.

A better CRS score can fulfill your dream to settle in Canada. Every year profiles with a good CRS score get picked from the express entry pool. However, the minimum requirement to qualify for express entry keeps getting change due to the high number of applications in the express entry pool.

Applicants with above 460 CRS have high chances to get an invite to apply for permanent residency. However, what about those applicants who have less CRS score, should they give up on their dream to settle in Canada? or How they can improve their CRS score so that they can expect an invitation to apply for permanent residency.

There are usually several options available to Express Entry candidates who want to improve their Comprehensive Ranking Scores (CRS). Today, In this article we will talk about how can you improve your CRS score and what are areas to focus on?

Take another Language Test

If you have scored low in your language proficiency test then you can reappear in your exam to improve your CRS score. There is a significant difference in the number of points awarded to an applicant who has CLB 7 as their minimum language score versus an applicant who has scored CLB 9 as their minimum. 

The best part of Canadian immigration is you can gain more CRS points for your spouse’s language proficiency test and in case your spouse has a low score, then they can reappear in the exam to improve their CRS score.

Make your spouse Primary Applicant

If your spouse is well educated and has one year of skilled work experience with high fluency in either English or French and is younger than you, it’s a good option to make your spouse a primary applicant to submit a profile in the express entry pool.

Study in Canada

If you have studied in Canada then you can claim more points to improve your CRS score. By studying in Canada you can get skill transferability points and Canadian work experience point as the majority of universities in Canada offer post-study work permit which allows you to work as a full-time employee.

Gain Foreign Work Experience

You can gain up to 50 points under foreign work experience which starts as low as 1 year of work experience and goes up to 3 years of work experience. So if you have less work experience, you can think of increasing it before filing your application.

Obtain an LMIA

If you can obtain Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) it can directly increase your points as low as 50 points which can go up to 200 points. By getting LMIA your chances of getting an invite can be increased.

Pass the Trade Exam

There is always a demand for experienced trade professionals in Canada. There are certain trades that have many jobs in demand and due to which many students are choosing trade courses nowadays. However, every trade has its licensing requirements for foreign trade people which you should be aware of before applying for express entry.

Choose the PNP Program

If you’re still unable to increase your CRS score by following the above options, then don’t lose hope as there are other options also available for Canada permanent residency and one of the most popular options is Provincial Nomination Program (PNP).

There are many states provincial nomination which invites applicants with as low as 350 CRS score. However, you must check the eligibility requirement to apply for these PNP programs. PNP is the easiest and safest way to settle in Canada with a low CRS score.

We hope this article will help you to improve your CRS score and takes you a step closer to your dream of working and settling in Canada.

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