Understanding Canada Comprehensive Ranking System(CRS)

Posted on November 10, 2018

Understanding Canada Comprehensive Ranking System(CRS)

Canada aims to provide more opportunities for skilled migrants. At the beginning of 2015, skilled workers got access to Express Entry. It is a fast track system, both skills and abilities of the eligible candidates are assessed depending on a point system referred to as Canada Comprehensive Ranking System Points Calculator.

The Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) helps not only to assess the eligible candidates, but it also helps to allot a specific score to them. The objective of the system is to identify and offer permanent residency status to the applicants who can contribute to the innovative growth and economic prosperity of Canada.

The candidates to be chosen from the pool and to get an Invitation to Apply (ITA), they must secure high scores when compared to others in the pool. All those who get an invitation can apply for Canada Permanent Residency. That’s not all; they also need to meet eligibility criteria for any of the below programs. They include

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

 A total of 1200 points are available under Canada Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS)

Core: The eligible candidates can score up to 600 points depending on the below factors

  • Experience and skill
  • Common partner or spouse (factors influence include education and language)
  • Transferability of skills (which includes work experience and education)

Another additional 600 points for below factors they include

  • Canadian diploma or certificate or degree
  • A valid employment offer
  • A nomination from a territory or province
  • A sister or brother living in maple leaf nation who is either a permanent resident or citizen
  • Strong French language ability

From the time of the Canada Express Entry System began; the maple leaf nation has welcomed more than 43,000 immigrants through varied economic immigration programs.

The transparency of the Comprehensive Ranking System enables the candidates not only to track but also assess and review self and determine as to whether they equipped to receive the needed points.  The above system has proved, it is an asset which helps in fueling the economic growth in the nation.

Are you skilled individual and interested to migrate to Canada on a permanent basis, talk to our Canada immigration consultants, they would guide you further, about the best course of action you need to take.