Application Requirements

IELTS Proof of English Test

Under new rules, skilled workers, do not require to take IELTS- test for English proficiency, on submission of SAP application. This requirement by the applicant can be met at a later date from 1-3 years later after your application is filed. Close to the time your file comes for review. BLISS Immigration can file your case now without English test result but if you agree to declare that your English proficiency as high to give you leverage of obtaining maximum of 16 points under the English language factor so that your total points stand at more than 67 or more, which are minimum pass marks under skilled category workers. Though not mandatory, the Canadian Immigration office highly recommends that an applicant write the English proficiency, IELTS test to prove that he / she has high English language skills matching his profession equivalent in Canada. If an applicant does not chose to write IELTS test with high performance, then the Immigration Officer can demand an interview with the applicant, to adjudge and evaluate applicant's proficiency in English language, while allotting points for English level of proficiency.

Visa Officer can waive off the requirement of interview if the IELTS test result with high band, minimum 7 band in each category or the as the case may be .( Reading, Writing, Speaking and Writing ) category is procured through test) This language test is highly recommended. TOEFL is not accepted. Please note the address where this test is held in your city/near your city. Phone them to get more information. If you want more information about the test please visit their website at:

IELTS combined test is in four categorize i.e. Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking. You MUST obtain minimum band results of seven (7) in all four categorize to obtain maximum points of four in each category to accomplish a test score of 16 (4 points for each category) under the English proficiency language factor. The band results range from 1- 9 and band 7 and above in each category will award you 4 points each. Band result between 5 - 6.9 will award you only 2 points for each category. Bliss can help you assess and draft note for substitution for not writing the test.