Call Us - (403)-450-8281
Improve Your CRS Score

Improve Your CRS Score

Improve Your CRS Score 

Express Entry is regarded as one of the most efficient immigration systems and is designed to choose the most eligible candidates for permanent residence in Canada. The Express Entry system has been used since 2015 and helps align the applicants’ skills with the demands of the country’s labor market.

Canada has one of the most advanced immigration systems in the world in Express Entry. Launched in January 2015, it was designed by Canadian authorities to align better the skills of immigrants with the needs of the labor market.

All the eligible applicants are placed in a pool. Each applicant is awarded a score using a CRS or Comprehensive Ranking System. The top-rated candidates in the pool are sent out Invitations to Apply (ITA) for permanent residence. An important feature of the CRS is that candidates can get a number of opportunities and avenues to improve their CRS scores. They can do it on the same application.

The CRS gives a score to a candidate based on the candidate’s profile information. These scores allow candidates in the pool to be ranked against each other. Applicants are given points based on the following factors:

  • Skills and work experience
  • Qualification
  • Language skills in English/ French
  • Language skills and qualification of the spouse or common-law partner of the applicant
  • A firm job offer with a positive Labor Market Impact Assessment
  • A provincial government nomination for permanent residence
  • Enhanced language skills, qualifications, and work experience that can boost the chances of getting employed

How Can You Improve Your CRS Score?

There are many ways to improve your Express Entry CRS score.

Ensure You Have a Broad Look

Make sure you know your strength and focus on those factors to help you increase and improve your score. If you have great qualifications, you might assume that’s good enough to see you through. You must know you can score points in various areas. Look at the areas where you have the potential to improve. A slight improvement in some areas can translate into a significant improvement in the overall score.

Aim for a Provincial Nomination

A provincial nomination can get you 600 points. It is an excellent way of getting on the top of the ranking in the pool. Finding an employer to sponsor you will also help you get a better ranking. Some provinces update their websites when categories open or close. You must be alert to such situations as it can help you take a step towards ITA.

Find an Employer Who Can Offer a Job

If you convince a local employer to give you a job, you can add 200 easy points to your CRS score.  Look for jobs linked to visiting Canada. Try to be in the country while applying for the job to improve the chances of landing one.

Focus on Academics

If you have completed your education from a Canadian institute, you can get extra points under Express Entry. Higher education translates into more points but getting it inside Canada can give you an edge over those who have achieved their degrees and diplomas outside Canada.

Choose Your Principal Applicant Carefully

If the principal applicant has suitable qualifications and experience in specific trades that are in demand in a province, you can boost your score. The age of the spouse/partner is also a vital factor. Spending time assessing the best principal applicant is important to get the best ranking. As a couple, you are also allowed to apply twice as the principal applicant.

Increase Your Work Experience

A non-Canadian experience includes various factors and can add up to 100 points. However, a Canadian experience can do wonders for your CRS. You can get additional points if you work for up to five years in Canada. If you are in the country and working, you must continue to work to add CRS points. The additional experience could result in a provincial nomination, and that’s worth 600 points.

Improve Your Language Skills

If you improve your language skills, it can lead to a better score. If you try harder and reach the Canadian Benchmark Level of 9 or above, you can get an additional 100 points. If you are fluent in English and French, an assessment in both languages can help maximize the points available.

ASI Immigration is one of the best-known names in immigration consultancy services in Canada. We provide highly valuable solutions for our clients looking to migrate to Canada. Contact us now if you have problems getting approved for Canadian immigration because of a low CRS score or any other reason. We can advise you on how to overcome the problem with the right solutions.

    Get started

    Contact us to get started and we can help you with all types of immigration-related matters.

    Recent Posts

    December 26, 2023

    Navigating Canada’s Spousal Sponsorship

    Embarking on the journey of spousal sponsorship in Canada is a significant step towards uniting with your loved one. This comprehensive guide aims to provide an in-depth understanding of the eligibility criteria, processes, and nuances involved in bringing your spouse to the beautiful landscapes of Canada. Eligibility Criteria Unveiled The foundation of a successful spousal […]

    Learn More
    December 18, 2023

    Can You Have More Than One Express Entry Profile?

    Embarking on the journey to Canadian permanent residency as a skilled worker starts with completing an Express Entry profile. However, a common question arises: Can you have more than one Express Entry profile? The answer, according to the Government of Canada’s immigration law, is a firm no. Each applicant is allowed only one active Express […]

    Learn More
    December 4, 2023

    Your Brief Guide to the Canada Express Entry

    Embarking on a journey to make Canada your home is an exciting yet complex process. The Express Entry system has emerged as a pivotal pathway for skilled immigrants, offering a streamlined approach to permanent residence. In this guide, we unravel the nuances of Canada’s Express Entry, providing you with a roadmap to navigate this dynamic […]

    Learn More
    November 27, 2023

    Top 10 FAQs About the Canadian Work Permit

    Securing a work permit to toil on Canadian soil is a pathway embraced by many foreign nationals seeking opportunities in the Great White North. However, the journey through Canada’s work permit intricacies can feel akin to navigating a labyrinth. Fear not; we’ve compiled the top 10 frequently asked questions about Canada’s work permit process to […]

    Learn More
    November 15, 2023

    How to recognize a Trusted DLI for Your Canadian Study Journey

    In a startling turn of events, Northern College in Timmins, Ontario, retracted admission offers for 504 international students merely weeks before the commencement of classes. This unforeseen decision left students grappling with frustration, confusion, and financial setbacks. According to Northern College President Audrey Penner, the abrupt surge in visa approvals exceeded their expectations, resulting in […]

    Learn More
    November 1, 2023

    Canada’s Work Permit Pathways for Dependent Children of age

    Canada has recently unveiled a groundbreaking policy designed to alleviate chronic labor shortages and foster family integration within its communities. This initiative allows dependent children of temporary foreign workers (TFWs) to qualify for work permits, expanding opportunities for families to stay together. Under the updated policy, specific criteria determine the eligibility of family members for […]

    Learn More


    Take a look at how our clients appreciate what we do.

    Need A Consultation?

    Book an appointment with ASI immigration experts

    Book an Appointment