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Express Entry is considered one of the most efficient ways to enter the country for immigrants who are looking for a fresh start in Canada. The application has a wide variety of requirements ranging from language proficiency to work experience in Canada. With close to 3 decades of expertise, our professionals at Just To Canada can help guide you through this process in order to achieve an accurate score.


The application process begins with submitting a profile which needs to contain the following documents:
  • Travel or Passport Document
  • Language Proficiency Test Results
  • Educational Credential Assessment Report
Once a submission has been placed, an invitation to apply for permanent residence will be acquired. This part of the application involves giving more in-depth information including, reference letters, a police clearance certificate, results of a medical examination, as well as additional identification documents. Our professionals at Just to Canada will take you through the application process and provide you with clarity on any roadblocks or confusion that may occur.


Eligibility for express entry include persons with post-secondary degrees and having skilled work experience. Having an ideal ability at speaking English and/or French is also needed to be considered a potential candidate. Persons who qualify for the Federal Skilled Worker, Federal Skilled Trades or Canadian Experience Class programs also gain eligibility to apply for the Express Entry program.

In regards to requirements needed for Express Entry, workers need to have had 1 year of consistent and continuous full time work experience in a skilled occupation, within the last 10 years. It is also required to have a minimum of a 7 in the language test (ranked by the Canadian Language Benchmark) and the total completion of a post-secondary program approved by an Educational Credential Assessment.

Ideally, while it is okay to meet the minimum requirements, the workers with stronger profiles will always be selected because of their richer work experience and educational certificates. Things such as being under the age of 30, having multiple Bachelor’s degrees or a Master’s degree, and having several years of skilled work experience all raise that individuals’ chances at being selected for an application. Candidates are ranked using the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) and are ranked higher or lower based on the factors discussed above.

The Federal Skilled Worker must score a minimum of 67 points to gain the invitation to apply for Express Entry. Here at Just to Canada we can help you achieve the best score you possibly can, giving you the best chance to rank high and be invited to apply for Express Entry.


While there are no fees for the initial Express Entry profile, fees are requested by the government when applying for permanent residence in Canada. Also, sufficient funds are required in order to enter the program. For example, a family of 2 needs a minimum of $16,449, these are not fees to pay the government but instead settlement funds required when resettling into Canada. The more family members, the higher the settlement fund.

In terms of costs, tests and fees for the Express Entry program, here is the following things needed and the average cost:
  • Educational Credential Assessment - $200 (Average Cost)
  • Language Test - $300 (Average Cost)
  • Police Clearance Certificate - $100 (Average Cost)
  • Government Fees - $1325 Per Adult & $225 Per Child
  • Medical Examination Fees - $450 Per Adult & 250 Per Child
  • Biometrics - $85 Per Individual