Canada is one of the most sought-after destinations for immigrants around the world. Its thriving economy, high standard of living, and multicultural society make it an attractive option for those seeking new opportunities. 

The Express Entry System is a popular pathway to obtaining permanent residency in Canada, and with the right approach, you can increase your chances of success.

Here are some tips and strategies to navigate the Express Entry System and ensure a successful Canada PR application. For more information, get in touch with Akkam Overseas today!

Determine your eligibility

Before you start your application, it’s important to determine your eligibility for the Express Entry System. 

The Express Entry System has three distinct programs as the classification namely: 

  • Federal Skilled Worker Program
  • Federal Skilled Trades Program
  • Canadian Experience Class.

Each program has its eligibility criteria, and it’s important to understand which one you qualify for. You can take the online eligibility assessment to find out which program is right for you.

Improve your language proficiency

Language proficiency is a key factor in the Express Entry System. The Canadian government uses the Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) to assess language proficiency in English and French. 

To increase your chances of success, it’s important to improve your language proficiency. You can take language classes or practice with online resources to improve your language skills.

Get your educational credentials assessed

If you completed your education outside Canada, you’ll need to get your educational credentials assessed by an approved organization. This assessment will determine if your education is equivalent to Canadian standards. 

Getting your educational credentials assessed early in the process will save you time and help you determine if you meet the eligibility criteria for the Federal Skilled Worker Program.

Create a strong Express Entry profile

Your Express Entry profile is the first impression the Canadian government will have of you. It’s important to create a strong profile that highlights your skills, education, and work experience. 

Your profile should also showcase your language proficiency and any other factors that may increase your chances of success, such as a job offer or a provincial nomination.

Apply for provincial nominations

Provincial nominations are a valuable asset in the Express Entry System. If you’re nominated by a province, you’ll receive an additional 600 points towards your Express Entry score, which will increase your chances of receiving an invitation to apply for permanent residency. Each province has its nomination program, and it’s important to research the eligibility criteria and application process for each program.

Be prepared to wait

The Express Entry System is a competitive process, and it can take time to receive an invitation to apply for permanent residency. You have to have time on your hands and be ready to wait it out. 

  • You can monitor the Express Entry draw results to see the cut-off scores and estimate your chances of receiving an invitation to apply. 
  • It’s also important to ensure that your Express Entry profile is up to date, as changes in your circumstances may affect your eligibility.

Navigating the Express Entry System can be a daunting task, but with the right approach by collaborating with Akkam Overseas, you can increase your chances of success.

By determining your eligibility, improving your language proficiency, getting your educational credentials assessed, creating a strong Express Entry profile, applying for provincial nominations, and being prepared to wait, you’ll be on your way to a successful Canada PR application.