How to Improve Your Express Entry CRS Score

  • Whats Your Express Entry Score? Calculate your Express Entry Score here

  • Retake you language assessment

  • Have your spouse / common-law partner take the language assessment

  • Take the language assessment for your second language (English or French)

  • Additional points will be awarded for candidates with strong French skills

  • Have your education assessed

  • Your spouse or common-law partner can earn education points

  • Increase your skill transferability score by increasing your language or education scores

  • Evaluate whether your spouse or common-law partner will score higher than you as the principal applicant

  • Candidates with siblings who are over the age of 18 years and are a Canadian citizen or permanent residents get extra points

  • Provincial nomination can dramatically increase an applicants’ CRS score

  • An immigration professional can review and suggest how to update your profile after it is submitted, which in some cases may add additional points

  • For more information about how to increase your CRS score, read the full article at

  • For more information about the Express Entry process, contact us today at (587) 324-2232 Ext. 100 or 1-800-932-1190 or email us directly at

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