Original language test results not required for certain immigration programs

August 7, 2020

By CIC News |

Canada’s immigration department clarifies language test requirements for regional pilots and the Start-up Visa Program

Four Canadian immigration programs are now accepting copies of language test results instead of the originals.

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has now clarified that they will accept copies of language tests for the Atlantic Immigration Pilot (AIP) program, the Agri-Food Pilot (AFP) program, the Rural Northern Immigration Pilot (RNIP) program, and the Start-up Visa Program.

Immigration candidates applying for Canadian immigration have to meet the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) requirements that are specific to each program. There are 12 levels in each skillset: listening, speaking, reading and writing.

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