Francophone Immigration – Express Entry

Increasing the number of French-speaking immigrants outside of Quebec is one of Canada’s goals. Francophone minority communities in Canada will benefit from this initiative through vitality, development, and prosperity. Francophones have left a mark on Canada’s history from the shores of the Atlantic to British Columbia. Throughout Canada, Francophones from Europe and Africa have established vibrant communities, not just in Québec.

It is actually French Canadians who are descended from French pioneers. In the 19th and 20th centuries, Acadians, Quebecois, and other French-speaking people established Francophone communities.

The immigrant population has contributed to Canada’s demographic growth, culture, and socio-economic development.

In order to attract, welcome, and integrate French-speaking newcomers into our communities, our workplaces, and our lives, collaboration between all levels of government and francophone minority communities is necessary.

You will be required to identify your proficiency in one of Canada’s two official languages, French or English, in order to create your profile. Your first official language should be the one in which you are strongest, so that you can earn more points in the Comprehensive Ranking System of Express Entry.

You can also provide approved language test results in your second official language if you speak both official languages in Canada. If you speak your second official language fluently, you will receive additional points.

You can get additional points for good French skills

When you achieve NCLC 7 or higher on all four French language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing), you will receive – 

25 additional points if you scored CLB 4 or lower in English (or you have not had an English test); or

50 additional points if you scored CLB 5 or higher on all four English skills

This is in addition to the points you get for speaking an official language.