Higher Points for French Skills- Is Learning French new success Key for Immigration to Canada

by By Rajneesh Kumar

Posted on November 10, 2020

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Canada being the hotspot immigration destination, every update or rule change in Canada immigration process becomes the talk of the town. The new Express Entry system update has created a lot of buzz now among the aspirants and applicants of Canadian Permanent Residency (PR) via federal Express Entry System.

The Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has recently announced that it will now allocate additional points for the good French skills of the Canada PR applicants in Express Entry system.

Extra points for French Skills

Now the candidates will get additional points for good French skills.

Please find below the new changes:

Now as per the latest Express Entry system, update, if you have scored NCLC 7 or higher on all four French language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing), you will get:

  • 25 additional points, if you scored CLB 4 or lower in English (or you have not had an English test). Earlier 15 points used to get allocated for the same.
  • 50 additional points, if you scored CLB 5 or higher on all four English skills. Previously 30 points were given for the same.

This addition of crucial immigration points will help raise the total Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) Point score of applicants and hence, help them obtain the ITA (Invitation to Apply) for Canadian PR visa from Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).

Also read- Canada to allocate more points to French Speaking Candidates in Express Entry System

Express Entry point system

Express Entry is the point-based immigration system of Canada launched by Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) in 2015. The express Entry invite the skilled and talented people from overseas, and allocate points to them based on key factors, i.e. age, education, language proficiency, work experience, etc.

The candidates with top point Score (known as CRS Score) get the ITA (Invitation to Apply) for Canada PR visa. Language proficiency in English or French is an important factor of EE system, based on which, an applicant earn valuable points.

And the bilingual candidates (who know both French and English) has the chance of scoring high in the EE system and hence, their chances of selection for PR invitation also get enhanced.

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