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How To Move To Canada With Language Requirement As Low As CLB 4

How To Move To Canada With Language Requirement As Low As CLB 4.

The Canadian immigration process is based on point system. The Federal Express Entry system as well as the widely popular Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) of Canada adopts a point-based system for accepting and accessing applications from the skilled and talented individuals from overseas countries.

Under the point system, Language proficiency level of an applicant plays a crucial role.

The IRCC (Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada) allocate the valuable points to candidates based on their language proficiency strength in English or French, as these are the two official languages of Canada.

Minimum language proficiency – a concern for the applicants

The Federal Express Entry system is the most easiest and fastest way to getting the Canada PR. It needs a minimum of CLB 7 level of proficiency, from a candidates, i.e. IELTS band 6 score in all four abilities.

But, not all candidates will be able to obtain this score to be able to apply via the express entry. thus, what is the alternative available for those candidates, who have relatively low CLB or IELTS score.

If you are an applicant or candidate of Canadian permanent residency visa, but displeased with your IELTS score or CLB level, you can apply via another immigration program to be in position for PR.

The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) of Canadian province Saskatchewan offers you with an opportunity to apply and acquire Permanent Residents in Canada with CRS score as low as CLB 4.

The IELTS (International English Language Testing System) General Training – Test score equivalency chart

CLB Level Reading Writing Listening Speaking
7 6 6 6 6
6 5 5.5 5.5 5.5
5 4 5 5 5
4 3.5 4 4.5 4

The Occupation in Demand (OID) category of SINP request for only CLB 4 level as the basic level of proficiency from an applicant, while federal express entry demand for minimum CLB 7 level.

The CLB 4 level of language proficiency is interpreted in the above IELTS band score, i.e. Reading (3.5), Writing (4), Listening (4.5), Speaking (4).

What is OID Subcategory of Saskatchewan PNP?

The Occupation in Demand (OID) category of SINP is arranged for those applicants, who have the skills, talents and experience, corresponding to the occupations listed in SINP in Demand Occupation list of Saskatchewan province.

The applicants who have experience in Saskatchewan occupation list and also meet the basic requirements of the stream is qualified to apply. The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program has recently started new EOI (Expression of Interest) based system for its OID and express entry streams.