Express Entry: Language Testing

What are the minimum language scores needed to submit an Express Entry profile?

Question [Holthe Tilleman LLP website]:

I would like to inform you that I received an average score of  5.5 on the IELTS general exam. (Speaking: 6, Listening: 5.5 , Reading: 5.0 and Writing 5.0 = 5.5).

Will these scores allow me to qualify for Express Entry? What are my chances of receiving an Invitation to Apply? I am a Mechanical Engineer.

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4 thoughts on “Express Entry: Language Testing

  1. I got my ielts results today listning-8.5,speaking-7.5,reading-6.5,writting-5.5,overall 7,and i do have job offer in canada ,could you please tell me whether i am qualified for fswp.?

  2. Dear Sir;

    I am looking to migrate to Canada, I am a PhD student in Missouri University in USA, my age 39, I have an experience in civil engineering for more than six years and I am already got 6.5 overall rank in IELTS general but the problem that I got 5.5 in reading Module as shown below:


    My question is, is the above ranks are qualified to enroll of the emigration process to Canada


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