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Useful Tips For Creating A Ranking Express Entry Profile


Express Entry is one of the fastest ways to gain Permanent Residency status in Canada, but it is almost a herculean task when you don’t score an impressive CRS points.

Roughly every 2 weeks the Canadian Government identifies applicants with an impressive CRS points and extends the invitation to apply (ITA) for Permanent Residency.


Express Entry is very competitive, applicants are entered into a pool and ranked against each other, individuals who wish to immigrate to Canada must be eligible for one of the Federal Economic Immigration Programs. You gain CRS points based on your Express Entry profile.

Your profile will be ranked based on


  • Educational qualification
  • Age
  • Work experience
  • Adaptability factor
  • Language skills (English or French)

Since a high CRS points boost your entry into Canada, it is imperative you make the best possible profile.

These helpful tips would aid you in creating a perfect Express Entry Profile:

1. Assessing Your Eligibility:

Find out if you are eligible, you will be required to fill an eligibility assessment form.

Provide accurate detailed information, this will give you time to reassess the impending factor affecting your CRS and create a perfect profile which will invariably increase your chances of qualifying for an ITA as soon as possible.

2. Apply Early:

If you are below 30 years of age and have acquired quality education plus substantial work experience, delay no further in applying for an Express Entry.

CRS grants high points to ages between 20-29 years.

Note: Express Entry Profile is valid for one year, you can still reapply after it expires before you are granted ITA.

3.Improve On Your Education:

CRS values education highly, education is worth a whopping 150 points.

If you have a foreign education, you must have

  • A completed credential and
  • An Educational Credential Assessment Report from an approved agency showing that your education is equivalent to a Canadian degree.

Note: Joining a 1-year course when you are applying for Express Entry boosts your ranking by the end of your Profile validity period.

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