Creating an attractive Canada Express Entry Profile (EE) keeps you a step closer to becoming a permanent resident of Canada, through Canada Express Entry program. Making it into the Canada Express Entry pool is very easy if you follow the laid down guidelines by the Canadian Government, regarding the EE program. Below are steps you need to follow in other to successfully create an attractive EE profile, that will earn you more points to grant you entry as a permanent resident of Canada.
Canada Express Entry Profile: How to Create a Successful EE Profile
1. Take a language test
it is very important you take a language test before you create your EE profile because you will be asked to add your scores and the date it was taken. Pick One out of the language test, the one that you feel comfortable with.
There are many English Language tests or French Language test that can be taken but the accepted and approved Language tests:
CELPIP: Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program
* you must take the CELPIP-General test
*For Canada EE Program General-LS test is not Accepted.
IELTS: International English Language Testing System
*you must take the General Training option
*For Canada EE Program the Academic option is not Accepted.
TEF: Test d’évaluation de français, including:
compréhension de l’écrit
compréhension de l’orale
2. Get an Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) if you were educated outside Canada
An Educational Credential Assessment is a report by an independent company that evaluates your foreign education. For Express Entry, we use this report to make sure that your foreign degree, diploma, certificate (or other proof of your credential) is valid and equal to a Canadian one.
Where can I get my Educational Credential Assessment (ECA)?
You must get your assessment from an organization or a professional body designated by Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada. They will give you a report that tells you what your education is equal to in Canada.
Organizations for Educational Credential Assessment
You can choose one of one of these designated organizations as they are well accepted for the EE Program:
- Comparative Education Service – University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies
- International Credential Assessment Service of Canada
- World Education Services
- International Qualifications Assessment Service
- International CredenEvaluation Service
Note: Processing times and costs may vary by organization or professional body. Once you choose a designated organization or a professional body, they will tell you how to submit your documents to get your assessment.
For more info on Canada Express Entry Check.
3. Check if You’re eligible online
Use the Come to Canada online tool to see if you’re eligible for Express Entry. The tool gives you a reference number at the end. The code looks like JM1234567890. Use this number to move your information from the tool to your Express Entry profile when you build it. If you get a positive result from Come to Canada online tool, it will send you to your online account to fill out an Express Entry profile follow all the step it outlines.
4. Fill Your Canada Express Entry Profile
In the profile, you’ll need to fill in some of all these details:
- contact information
- work experience
- family who’d come with you to Canada (dependants)
SEE ALSO : Canada Express Entry
To complete your profile you’ll need your:
- travel document
- other national identity document, if you don’t have the others
- your language test results
- your ECA result (if you have one)
- a copy of your provincial nomination (if you have one)
- your personal reference code from the Come to Canada tool (if you have one)
a copy of your written job offer from an employer in Canada (if you have one)