The CRS or comprehensive ranking system is a score used by the Express Entry program to dictate eligibility to immigrate into Canada. The higher the score, the higher the chances. If you are reading this article hoping to learn how you can improve your score, you are in the right place. Today, we will share the top ways to increase your comprehensive ranking score with you so that you can finally get picked to enter Canada.
1. Gain a job offer
If you can get a job offer from a Canadian employer, you can gain anywhere from 50–200 points. If you do not have a job offer yet, go to the Canada Job Bank. There, you can reach out to Canadian employers and try to find available job offers.
2. Go back to school
Going back to school is a significant investment of both time and money. However, short programs can net you a large number of points.
For example, a one-year post-secondary program can earn you a certificate that is worth 120 points. Any other second one-year programs can net you 8 points each. Regardless, the Express Entry program values education; the more you learn, the more points you gain.
3. Improve your IELTS score
A good IELTS test score can net you up to 160 points for your CR. If you do not have a good score, then you can retake it to increase your points. Other factors like work experience and post-secondary education can add more points—up to 100.
If you manage to gain CLB 9 (Canadian Language Benchmark), you can earn up to 260 points.
4. Get a provincial nomination
Any of the provinces of Canada can give out a provincial nomination. Any nominated individual can come and work under their jurisdiction. These programs typically align with the Express Entry program and can earn you up to 600 points. However, this will only work if you are interested in and are eligible for any of the available programs and professions.
There is also a separate application process, so be ready to fulfill whatever these provinces might need.
5. Remember your spouse or common-law partner
If you have a spouse or a common-law partner, you might be able to claim some points. For example, if your spouse retakes a language test, positive results can increase your Express Entry points. They can also get an assessment for their post-secondary education to improve both your point levels.
Keep in mind that you may score higher alone or that your spouse may score higher. In other words, you can either together or separately, depending on the score each of you can get.
All of these factors can improve your CR score one way or another. However, knowing what to do can be quite challenging, especially if you are busy. We highly recommend working with an immigration professional. They can give you tips and advice to help you maximize your CR score and increase your chances of finally immigrating to Canada.
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