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Canadian PR Requirements 2021: PR Eligibility, CRS Score Calculator & Selection factors for Canada Immigration

Learn all about the Canada Immigration for Permanent Residence in 2021, CRS Score & PR Eligibility Points in this read.

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Canadian Immigration Points Calculator for 2021

If you are planning to settle in Canada, the first thing you have to do is to check your eligibility.

Canada PR Visa

Canada’s three skilled economic immigration programs under the Express Entry Program are as follows:

  • Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP)
  • Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP)
  • Canadian Experience Class (CEC)

Canada Permanent Residence visa is a multiple entry visa, valid for 5 years. It provides skilled foreign workers with an opportunity to work and settle in Canada. It allows you to change your Canadian PR status to that of a Canadian citizen, after 3 years of stay and work on the PR card.

Canadian PR Requirements & Eligibility

In order to qualify for Canada PR, you have to satisfy two criteria:

  • Score 67 immigration points
  • Score the cutoff CRS score for that year

The higher your score, the stronger your application. The following describes these two factors in detail.

Canadian PR Requirements & Eligibility: Score 67 immigration points

Immigration points are awarded in the following manner:

The applicant has to score at least 67 points out of 100 to be eligible for a Canada PR Visa. You can also earn some extra points if you are moving with your spouse to Canada.

Here is a table that explains point distribution for Canada PR Visa application.

Category Name

Maximum Points to be allotted





Language Skill


Work Experience




Arranged Full-time Employment



  1. Work experience 
  2. Language proficiency 
  3. Education qualification
  4. Arranged Employment
  5. Adaptability & Proof of funds
  6. Age

Canadian PR Requirements & Eligibility: Score the highest CRS Score points

When it come to your CRS score, there are three factors you have to consider:

  • Core or Human Capital Factor (your age, education, experience, etc. with or without spouse or common-law partner)
  • Skill Transferability Factor (Canadian work experience or foreign work experience, language ability, etc.)
  • Additional Factors (Canadian job offer, provincial nomination, etc.)

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Immigrating to Canada requires submission of a hoard of documents. Before you apply for the Canada Permanent Resident visa,

here is the list of documents you’ll need:

  • Valid Passport
  • Driver’s License
  • Government Body Issued Identity Cards
  • Proof Of Funds
  • ECA or Educational Credential Assessment
  • Originals and photocopies of all relevant documents
  • Certified translation of documents which are not written in English
  • Language Test results (preferably IELTS)
  • Skills Assessment Test Report
  • Sponsorship letters, personal identification letter, recommendation letter or similar documents
  • Other documents may be required depending on the immigration route you have chosen

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Application Process: Apply for a Canadian PR in 3 Simple Steps!

The following is a detailed guide of the application process:

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Canada PR Visa Processing Fees in India




Your Application Processing Fee ($550) + Right of Permanent Resident Fee ($490)



Your Application Fee (Without right of permanent residence)



To include Spouse or Common-Law Partner: Processing Fee ($550) + Right of Permanent Resident Fee ($490)



To include Spouse or Common-Law Partner (without right of permanent residence)



To include a Dependent Child





Other costs include:

  • Language Proficiency Test Cost:  Rs. 12,650 
  • Medical Test Cost: Rs 5,500 
  • Police Clearance Certificate: Rs 500 
  • Biometric : INR 4,700
  • Proof of Funds:

Number of
family members

Funds required
(in Canadian dollars)

Approximate Amount in INR ( **Approx. 1 CAD$ - INR 60)



INR 7,92,780



INR 9,86,940



INR 12,13,320



INR 14,73,180



INR 16,70,820



INR 18,84,420



INR 20,98,020

For each additional family member


INR 2,13,600

Processing Time for a Canada PR

It takes usually 6 months on average to process your Canada PR visa application from India after you’ve received the ITA (Invitation to Apply). Processing time may vary depending upon the immigration program you have applied for.

How Can Kansas Help?

Here is how we can help:

  • We will tell you about the documents needed and the assessments and tests to be taken. 
  • The points will be calculated at our end based on the online ranking system.
  • The Canadian immigration lawyer will guide the clients till they are selected. 
  • The profile will be registered on behalf of the client by the immigration law team. 
  • Our experience and expertise will help us to highlight your application to make it stronger.

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