What is the Express Entry System to apply for Canada PR Visa?

Express Entry is Canada’s points-based online immigration program, launched in January 2015 by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. Qualified professionals interested in applying for a Canadian PR visa can register their profile in the Canada Express Entry system. Every year, thousands of people register their profile in the Express Entry system to obtain an ITA (Invitation to Apply) for a Canadian PR Visa.

The Express Entry system manages the applications received for Permanent Residence under below three categories:-

Express Entry System

Canadian Govt has been inviting applications for Skilled working professionals for many years now to fill in their program.

Federal Skilled Trades Program

The Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP) is one of the path ways to acquire a permanent residence Visa to migrate to Canada.

Canadian Experience Class

After you have spent some time in Canada or have studied or work for a year, then you can apply for PR program through.

To be eligible to apply for a Canadian PR visa through Canada Express Entry, you must score at least 67 points out of 100 based on the six-point selection factors of your profile (i.e. age, education, language ability, etc.).

After obtained your Federal Skilled Worker (FSW) eligibility points, you will find a place in the Express Entry candidate pool and receive CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) points. Candidates with the best CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) will then be invited to apply for permanent residency in Canada.

What are the six selection factors of Express Entry


The minimum age to apply is 18 years. Get maximum points, if you are between 18 and 35.


Higher secondary is minimum. You may need higher education depending on NOC code


Minimum of 1-year work experience. However, to score higher points, more experience may be required


Proficiency in English or French is must. Also, provide the approved language test result, i.e. IELTS


Earn adaptability points for past education, work experience, relative, etc. in Canada.


You get valuable points for having arranged a job offer from Canada.