Along with other recent changes and improvements to Canada’s immigration system, the IRCC has recently announced that the proof of funds required for Express Entry applicants has increased. This is only valid for those applying for the Federal Skilled Worker Program or Federal Skilled Trades Program who do not have a Canadian job offer. If you fall under this category, let’s see what this update means for you!
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Changes to Express Entry Proof of Funds
This table shows the minimum amount you need to immigrate to Canada as of June 9, 2022
|# of Family Members||Proof of Funds Needed|
|Each additional family member||$3,586|
How to Support Your Proof of Funds for Express Entry
When applying for Express Entry, there are several ways that you can prove your financial stability which is called proof of funds. This amount is used to determine if you can support yourself plus and dependents coming with you (spouse and/or children). Here are the documents that support this kind of information:
- be printed on the financial institution’s letterhead
- include their contact information (address, telephone number, and email address)
- include your name
- list outstanding debts such as credit card debts and loans
- include, for each current bank and investment account, the
- account numbers
- date each account was opened
- the current balance of each account
- the average balance for the past 6 months
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