Canada’s Express Entry system, for skilled migrants, is points based and experts predict the cut-off point for selection (which is obtaining an invite for permanent residency) during 2019 will hover around the 450 point mark.
While a candidate cannot change his age — for instance, if you are above 45 years, you are likely to get zero points against this parameter, other facets can be honed to garner more points — say French proficiency or a Canadian education.
“The Express Entry system is based on how likely you are to succeed in Canada. Language ability, education, work experience, having a valid job offer and a nomination by a province are the only controllable factors to focus on to improve points. The other factors, such as age cannot