What are your chances of receiving ITA with a CRS score ranging between 450-500?

by By Rajneesh Kumar

Posted on April 24, 2021

Canada CRS Point Score 2021

Did not receive an ITA (Invitation to Apply) this year despite having a decent CRS Point Score?

Well, it is not your case only, as there are several Federal Skilled Worker (FSW) category Express Entry candidates waiting for their ITA this year. The Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has only conducted the program-specific draws this year. As a result the candidates with CRS score ranging between 450 and 500 are still not sure when will they get the ITA (Invitation to Apply) for Canadian Permanent Residency (PR) from IRCC.

Can you get ITA in next few draws?

As per the Express Entry pool status on April 12, 2021 the number of candidates in the pool with the CRS score ranging between 451-500 is nearly 30,040. Hence, considering this huge number, it is likely that the Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will not delay the all-program draw for long and invite the candidates under Federal Skilled Worker (FSW) category as well.

Having said the same, what will happen in the next draw, only IRCC can know.However, what will be the CRS score requirement; can be a point of discussion.

Also readHow to apply in Canada Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)?

Increasing your CRS point score can help

If you do not want to play a waiting game, you can aggressively try to obtain a Canadian Permanent Residency (PR), by applying to a Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). Most Canadian provinces has a PNP, through which they can invite, assess and nominate the foreign skilled workers for Canadian PR visa.

The Express Entry aligned stream of a PNP can help you obtain the provincial nomination and subsequently the 600 Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points in your Express Entry account. This huge surge of points enables you to get Canadian PR invitation from Canadian government or IRCC. Some popular Canadian PNPs are, OINP, SINP, AINP, MPNP, PEI PNP, etc. Every PNP has a different process and requirements however, if you are applying to an EE aligned stream, you need to have profile registered in Express Entry.

To assess your profile apply in the most relevant PNP accordingly, you may contact Visas Avenue- the leading and trusted Immigration Advisory Service for Canada immigration. You may call VA Canada immigration expert on Toll-Free No. 78-18-000-777 or you can drop us an e-mail at info@visasavenue.com.

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Is Low CRS Score Blocking your Canadian Immigration Path? Here is all you need to know!

by By Rajneesh Kumar

Posted on March 1, 2021

CRS score under Express Entry

Presently, Canada is indeed the most chosen destination by skilled foreign workers around the globe, owing to its friendly immigration policies and swift immigration pathway like Express Entry and PNP. There has been a steady growth in the overall number of skilled immigrants in Canada, who majorly hail from countries like India, China, Vietnam, etc.

As mentioned, the most popular and fastest pathway to permanent residency in Canada is through Express Entry system that follow a transparent point-based selection criteria. However, obtaining a low CRS score under Express Entry sometimes lead to unwanted delays and even rejection for applicants. At this point, it is imperative for you to choose alternative options to boost your overall CRS score or to choose another eligible program.

Provincial Nomination

Canada’s immigration system is unique with more than 80 immigration programs shared between Federal and provincial governments. As an Express Entry applicant, you have to qualify under any one of the three economic immigration programs, including:

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

Also, Canadian provinces too have a permission to setup their ‘Express Entry’ aligned PNP streams, which allows them to select and nominate eligible applicants from the EE pool who are suitable as per specific provincial requirements.

You may apply under those PNP streams and if you successfully get a provincial nomination, you’ll be awarded with additional 600 points towards your overall CRS score, which virtually guarantees you an ITA for Canada PR in the upcoming EE draw.

All three economic immigration programs mentioned above are managed by Express Entry and select those applicants who have proficiency in English or French language, relevant skilled work experience and educational qualification equal to Canadian standards. With a higher proficiency in both or any one of the two official languages of Canada, like CLB 9 or CLB 10, you will get higher points for language skills.

Immigration Pilots

There are other immigration programs offered in Canada like Atlantic Immigration Pilot program (AIPP) and Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot. All these are designed to meet the economy needs of specific regions or sectors in Canada. An a recent graduate from a public institution in any one of the four Atlantic provinces in Canada and a prior job offer in hand from an employer, you may qualify for Canadian permanent residence even without any work experience.

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What is the Pathway to Get Canada PR with CRS Score 300-350?

by By Rajneesh Kumar

Posted on May 20, 2019


CRS (comprehensive Ranking System) Score is around 300-350?

Well, you have every reason to be concerned about your option to get Canada PR apart from federal express entry program. Express Entry is more advantageous for the people with high CRS point score, however, with quite low CRS score, you must look out for alternate pathways to get Canada PR invitation.

Is Provincial Nominee Programs the way out?

Most of the Canadian provinces run a Provincial Nominee Program in coordination with the federal government or IRCC (Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada). Applying a PNP is a great option which can enhance your point score up to 600 points, which in turn ensures that you get PR Visa approval from IRCC. However, the key question here is which is the PNP that accept your profile even with low CRS point score?

  • Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP)

Alberta is one of the key Provincial Nominee Programs of Canada. It has launched 14 PNP draws this year, and invited total 3,357 till May 2, 2019 draw. The minimum point score AINP announced this year was 300 CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) points for its Express Entry aligned streams. Hence, if you apply in this particular stream of Alberta PNP, you stand a very good chance of getting provincial nomination depending on your profile.

  • Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP)

Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) is also one of the key PNPs of Canada applied a huge number of skilled workers from overseas. Its express entry aligned stream invites the candidates around 350-400 mark as well under existing process requirements. Hence, its another key provincial nominee program which you can apply to get the provincial nomination for Canada PR and subsequently the Canadian permanent residency based on the same.

  • Chances with Other PNPs

Canada has various provincial nominee programs, which has its own point based system as well, i.e.

  • Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP)
  • Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP)
  • Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP), etc.

These PNPs have different point based system and process requirements as well. You need to explore and choose, as to which one among these suits your profile and point score the best.

How Immigration Consultant can help you choose the right Canada Immigration program?

You can hire a trusted and registered Canada immigration consultant to get inclusive assistance in Canada immigration and permanent residency process. The trusted consultants use their skills, experience, and expertise to guide you about the right visa program to apply and help you from start till approval of visa.

Apply Canada PR through Best PNP? Call an expert now to apply

If you want to get the provincial nomination for Canadian PR via most appropriate PNP this year, you may get in touch with the trusted and experienced Canadian immigration experts at Visas Avenue. The immigration expert in VA team helps you prepare your immigration file for the most appropriate stream of a PNP. Visas Avenue is a top and registered Canadian Visa Consultancy firm in India, which has a tremendous record for helping applicants get the Canada PR in the last few years.

To discuss and confirm your eligibility for best PNP and start the process at earliest, you may call Visas Avenue migration experts on Toll-Free Number- 78-18-000-777. Moreover, to get your eligibility checked and subsequently, receive a call from the expert, you may fill the free assessment form.


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