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Posted on February 03 2023

PTE score is now accepted for Canada PR visa application. Apply now!

By Editor
Updated September 01 2023

Highlights: PTE score allowed for Canadian immigration

  • IRCC allowed PTE score for Canada PR visa
  • PTE Essential is the new English language test for Canada immigration
  • IRCC has different criteria for study permits where applicants have to go for academic version
  • Previously, IELTS and CELPIP were allowed for English language proficiency score.
  • IRCC wants applicants to meet language proficiency through PTE

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IRCC allows PTE score to migrate to Canada

IRCC has made an announcement that PTE score will also be approved for Canada immigration. Now there are 5 tests out of which are for English and 2 are for French language proficiency. These tests are:

  • PTE
  • TEF
  • TCF

Candidates need to have a minimum CLB score for language proficiency. The language proficiency criteria for study permits are different. Applicants have to go for the academic version of the test. No details for acceptance of PTE score has been revealed but it may be done by the end of 2023.

IRCC has the aim that applicants should get the minimum score for English language proficiency to apply for a Canada PR visa. Canada has around 100 pathways was for immigration and they require English language proficiency as an eligibility criteria.

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