What is the minimum CRS score required for PNP?
What is the minimum CRS score required for PNP?
Have you heard about the CRS score?
Although the chances are very high for the positive response; however, if you don’t, then 2-minute read to the below post will clear your concept on CRS.
CRS stands for comprehensive Ranking System, and it is the point-based system which is used to score the profile in the pool of candidates. It uses some common factors like age, language proficiency, work experience, and level of education. Besides it, each Canada immigration program, either federal or provincial, run down its list of pre-requisites to determine the eligibility of the candidate.
However, before going deep down in detail, let’s brush up the important points on the Provincial Nominee Program. The reason to choose the PNP instead of Express entry program is its low CRS score. In general, Federal Express entry draw includes only economic categories so; the minimum CRS score drawn through its draw is quite high.
The lowest cut-off for express entry draw so far in this year, 2019 was 438. However, many aspirants fail to achieve such a high score. For them, Canada’s PNPs are the best option. In total, there are 11 PNPs to nominate the candidates for permanent residence and broadly, they are categorized into two – Enhanced PNP streams and base PNP stream. Enhanced PNP streams select candidates for nomination from the pool of federal express entry program. Whereas, Base PNP stream selects candidates outside the pool of Federal Express Entry program.
Generally, only enhanced PNP streams follow the CRS system while, others have their own point assessment grid to score the profiles.
Below is the distribution of CRS points among its factors:
|Core human capital factors
|without spouse: 500
with spouse: 460
|Accompanying spouse or common-law partner factors
|Additional points (for Provincial Nomination or a qualifying offer of arranged employment)
So if you are interested in any Canadian province, then you can choose any of the following PNP which remain active in so far in 2019 with minimum CRS score.
Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) brings applications from potential immigrants who wish to settle in Alberta with PR status. Throughout the year 2019, AINP’s Express entry stream has been the most active immigration stream among its other categories. After its last draw on June 21, 2019, the total number of invitations for express entry candidates has reached 3,816. Out of the draws drawn in 2019, seven Alberta’s draw released cut-off of range between 300 and 302 only. It means a candidate can get province nomination for the minimum CRS score of 300 through AINP’s express entry.
OINP nominates potential immigrants to settle in the province through its three sub-categories which include, Ontario Human Capital, Ontario employer job offer and Ontario Business. Ontario Human capital is one of the active immigration streams in 2019, and it requires a minimum of 400 points in point assessment grid.
In this program, eligible immigrants with skills and experience are selected by province for a Saskatchewan Provincial Nomination Certificate. It will give an allowance to apply for Canadian permanent residence. It’s most active immigration streams in 2019 include SINP’s express entry linked stream and Occupation in-demand category. Both the subcategories require the work experience in the occupations which are listed in the SINP’s in-demand occupations.
Below is the point-grid for SINP’s categories:
|Labor Market Success
|Connection to Saskatchewan and Labor Market||30|
SINP’s last draw held on June 20, 2019, in which the numbers of ITAs issued were 268 and minimum points required for EOI was 68 out of 100 for both the categories. The highest score so far in 2019 was 82 in the draw held on May 22, 2019.
MPNP targets graduates, skilled individuals, entrepreneurs, business persons, and all who can contribute to the developing economy of the province. It’s the most active immigration streams in 2019 are Skilled Worker in Manitoba and Skilled Workers Overseas. Both of these streams follow the Expression of Interest (EOI) system to nominate candidates. On average, 99% of the nominations in 2019 have gone to skilled workers only.
In the latest MPNP’s draw, the minimum score for Skilled Workers in Manitoba stream was 565 and for the Skilled Worker Overseas stream was 594
Nova Scotia Nominee program allows the government of Nova Scotia for selecting and recruiting immigrants who can meet the requirements of the provincial labor market and economic needs. Its express entry linked immigration streams have been in vogue in 2019. Nova Scotia also takes part in the Atlantic Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP).
In the latest NSNP draw held on June 03, 2019, 312 invitations went to express entry candidates through the province with no minimum requirement for CRS score.
So, if you have low CRS score, then get PR through any of the PNP. Moreover, it is worth noting here that all those candidates who receive the nomination from the province through express entry-linked PNPs are awarded an additional 600 points. These additional points add up to their Express entry scorecard and enhance their chances of getting an invitation to apply through the government for PR.
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