Move to Canada with Family via Express Entry in 2022

by By Rajneesh Kumar


Posted on March 14, 2022


Move to Canada with Family via Express Entry in 2022

Canada has a target to welcome 431,645 newcomers as permanent residents in 2022, and out of this figure, approximately 55,900 newcomers will be invited under Express Entry economic immigration programs.

Such a high number makes Express Entry one of the most in-demand Canadian immigration programs. However, suppose you, too, have a desire to immigrate to Canada with your family. In that case, you may choose Express Entry for its huge immigration target, fair selection system, and quick processing time of 8-12 months.

The Federal Express Entry of Canada is the fastest pathway for skilled individuals desiring a quality life in Canada. In addition, express Entry is responsible for organizing and processing permanent residence applications for foreign nationals who wish to move to Canada permanently.

Fill out a free profile assessment form online and discover your eligibility for Express Entry 2022

Eligibility criteria for Express Entry

Candidates with required skilled work experience, educational qualifications and English or French language proficiency are ideal for this program. To qualify, candidates must meet the minimum eligibility criteria and apply for one of the Express Entry programs:

  • Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP)
  • Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP)
  • Canadian Experience Class (CEC)

The MEC, i.e. Minimum eligibility criteria to qualify and apply under Express Entry as a skilled foreign worker, is as follows:

  • You must have a minimum of one year of full-time work experience gained in the past ten years in a skilled occupation under NOC Skill Level O, A or B
  • You must undergo an approved English or French language test and score a minimum of CLB seven
  • You must have finished post-secondary education and submit an Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) report for a foreign degree or diploma to prove that they are equivalent to Canadian standards

Please note, all these are the minimum requirement and meeting these doesn’t guarantee you an ITA, i.e. invitation to apply for Canadian PR. The IRCC (Immigration, Refugee, and Citizenship Canada) selects candidates who score better points.

To score maximum CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) points, you must:

  • Age at least 30 years
  • Hold a minimum of two Bachelor’s or a Master’s degree
  • Demonstrate a high level of English or French language proficiency by scoring CLB level nine or ten
  • Have a minimum of three years of skilled work experience in an occupation listed under NOC Skill Level ), A or B

Apart from basics, other additional factors instantly boost your CRS scores:

  • Having a nomination from any Canadian province or territory
  • Bilingualism in English or French
  • Having a Master’s or PhD degree
  • Having work experience or past study in Canada
  • A relative residing in Canada as a PR holder or a citizen
  • Having an arranged job offer from a Canadian employer

Estimate your Express Entry score using our free CRS calculator tool.

Suppose you wish to apply for a Permanent Residence visa in Canada in 2021. In that case, you may connect with Visas Avenue- a registered Visa Consultancy Company in India that offers trusted support and guidance to all aspiring immigration applicants.

To begin your visa process with our team, you may call on Toll-Free No. 78-18-000-777, or you can drop us an e-mail at info@visasavenue.com.


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