- meet the minimum language level of Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 7 for NOC 0 or A jobs OR Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 5 for NOC B jobs, and
- take a language test approved by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) that shows you meet the level for speaking, listening, reading and writing.
You must show that you meets the requirements in English or French by including the test results when express entry profile is completed. Test results must not be more than two years old on the day he applies for permanent residence or he will need to retake the tests.
Principal Applicant and other requirements apply here as if the Federal Skilled Trade.