How to Create Express Entry Profile in Simple Steps


Express Entry profile creation is the first step of the process when you are immigrating to Canada through one of the Express Entry programs. Express Entry is the federal online system used to manage the immigration applications of foreign skilled workers. There are three pathways under this system using which skilled workers can immigrate to this country. 


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Steps To Create an Express Entry Profile

Before you start creating your profile, you need to make sure that you are eligible for at least one of the Express Entry programs. Once you are sure that you qualify for at least one of these programs, follow these steps to create your profile. 


Step 1 – Take a Language Test and Get ECA Report

During the creation of the profile, you will be asked to provide your language test certificate number and ECA report number. Hence, before beginning to create your profile, make sure that you have taken a language test. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has approved the following language tests for Express Entry:

Moreover, you need an Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) report, if you have completed your education from outside of Canada. Get an ECA report from one of the designated organizations: WES, IQAS, ICAS, ICES, and CES. 

Once you have both of these documents, move on to the next step. 

Step 2 – Create a Secure IRCC Account

To create a secure IRCC account, you can register yourself either through the GCKey or Sign-In Partner option

Step 3 – Create the Express Entry Profile

Once you create an IRCC account, you can start filing the required forms. 


Personal Details

Under this form, you will need to provide the given below information:

  • Your first and last name
  • Gender
  • Date of birth
  • Country and city of your birth
  • Marital status
  • Your passport or national identity document
  • Number of family members
  • Proof of funds
  • Canadian connection (if you have any)

Contact Details

In this form, provide your language of correspondence and your email address. 

Study and Languages

In the study and languages form, you will be asked to provide information of your:

  • Academic history
  • Field of Study
  • Total academic years
  • Country of study
  • Name of the academic institution
  • Level of education
  • ECA report
  • Language proficiency
  • Date of test and results
  • Test score and certificate number
  • Secondary language test

Work History

In the work history form, provide the below required information:

  • Primary NOC code
  • Canadian job offer (if you have one)
  • positive LMIA (if you have one)
  • Information about your employer
  • If you are already working in Canada

Additional information

The forms may ask you to provide additional information, such as if you have hired an immigration representative or if a province or territory has nominated you. 

Step 4 – Know Your Program and Receive a CRS Score 

Your profile has been created! Now, the system will let you know which immigration program(s) you are eligible to apply for. Moreover, it will let you know:

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Niyati Chaurasia

Niyati Chaurasia

Niyati’s specialty lies in Canadian immigration matters along with crafting helpful, user-oriented content.

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