For Canada to sustain their economic growth, they have increased the admission rate for skilled immigrants for Permanent Resident (PR) Visa. For any skilled immigrant to be eligible for a Canada PR Visa, they are required to clear the unique point assessment grid – 67 points system. In this system, points are awarded to the candidate based on some selection factors like language proficiency, work experience, etc.
Through this page, you will be able to calculate your 67 points for Canada Immigration through our updated 67 points calculator.
Express Entry program is the fastest immigration program to apply for Canada PR Visa, with an ideal application that takes around 6 to 8 months to process. A point-based program, it manages the profiles of the immigrants registered under Canada’s three major skilled economic immigration programs:
For any skilled immigrant to apply for Canada PR Visa, they have to register under FSWP. This immigration program allows the immigrants with required work experience to apply for Canada PR Visa. For immigrants to be eligible they need to meet the following requirements:
As mentioned before, candidate profiles are awarded based on selection factors to calculate their 67 points for Canada PR Visa. Following are the selection factors:
67 Points Calculator
Language Skills (Maximum 28 points)
For an immigrant moving to Canada, they need to communicate in one or both of Canada’s official languages (English and French). These 28 points are awarded to the candidate based on language skills in both languages. Points are awarded based on the ability to: Write Listen, Speak, and Read.
For language skills are points are awarded in the following manner:
First Official Language (Maximum 24 points)
|First Official language||Speaking||Listening||Reading||Writing|
|CLB level 9 or higher||6||6||6||6|
|CLB level 8||5||5||5||5|
|CLB level 7||4||4||4||4|
|Below CLB level 7||Not Eligible To Apply|
Second Official Language (Maximum 4 points)
The candidate will be able to get 4 points only when they can score a minimum of CLB level 5 in four abilities
|Second Official Language||Points Awarded|
|At least CLB 5 in all of 4 abilities||4|
|CLB 4 or less in any of 4 abilities||0|
Education (Maximum 25 points)
In case the candidate has pursued an education in Canada, they must have a certificate, diploma, or degree from a Canadian:
For candidates who have pursued education (Certificate, diploma, or degree) outside of Canada, they must have an ECA (Education Credential Assessment) that proves the equivalency to the Canadian education system.
|University degree at the Doctoral (Ph.D.) level or equal||25|
|University degree at Master’s level or equal OR University level entry-to-practice professional degree (or equal). Occupation related to the degree must be: NOC 2016 Skill level A and licensed by a provincial regulatory body||23|
|Two or more Canadian post-secondary degrees or diplomas or equal (minimum one must be for a program of at least three years)||22|
|Canadian post-secondary degree or diploma for a program of three years or longer, or equal||21|
|Canadian post-secondary degree or diploma for a two-year program, or equal||19|
|Canadian post-secondary degree or diploma for a one-year program, or equal||15|
|Canadian high school diploma, or equal||5|
Work Experience (Maximum 15 Points)
Candidate can get points for the years of work experience full-time paid work (minimum of 30 hours per week, or an equal amount of part-time) at NOC (National Occupation Classification) skill type 0, A or B.
NOC is a list of occupations in the Canadian local labour market and it is majorly used to classify jobs. NOC code describes duties, skills, work settings, and talents for various kinds of jobs.
|Experience (In Years)||Points Awarded|
|6 or more||15|
Age (Maximum 12 points)
Candidates will be awarded based on their age in the following manner:
|Age (In Years)||Points Awarded|
|47 and older||0|
Arranged Employment (Maximum 10 points)
Candidate can get points for this selection factor if they have a job-offer of a minimum of one year from a Canadian employer. Candidate must get the job offer before applying under FSWP.
Job-offered must be:
To get the maximum 10 points, one of the following situations must be applied:
Candidate must currently work in Canada on a work permit and meet all of the following conditions:
Candidate currently works in Canada in a job that is exempt from the LMIA requirement because of 1 of the following:
Candidate must also meet all of the following conditions:
Candidate must meet all of the following conditions:
Candidate must meet all of the following conditions:
An employer other than the one candidate is currently working for:
Adaptability (Maximum 10 points)
Candidate and their spouse or common-law partner can earn points for their move to Canada in the following manner:
|Factors||Maximum Points Awarded|
|Applicant’s spouse or common-law partner’s language level:
Minimum CLB level 4 or higher in all four abilities – Listening, Reading, Speaking and Writing
|Applicant’s Past Studies:
Completed minimum of 2 years of full-time study at a secondary or post-secondary school in Canada
|Applicant’s spouse or common-law partner’s past study in Canada:
Completed minimum of 2 years of full-time academic study at a secondary or post-secondary school in Canada
|Applicant’s past work in Canada:
Minimum 1 year of work experience in Canada in an occupation classified under NOC skill level 0, A or B with a valid work permit
|Applicant’s spouse or common-law partner’s past work in Canada:
Minimum of 1 year of full-time work in Canada on a valid work permit
|Arranged employment in Canada||5|
|Relatives in Canada:
The applicant or their spouse or common-law partner have a relative in Canada who are living in Canada as a Canadian citizen or permanent resident and 18 years old
In case the candidate is not able to score the required 67 points, then they won’t be able to qualify for the program. To score higher in the point assessment grid by following some of the points:
There isn’t a fixed minimum required CRS score. It keeps changing as per IRCC’s requirements. IRCC invites candidates as per the CRS cut-off score which is decided at the time of every Express Entry draw. On occasions, CRS cut-off score can go higher than the previous draw and sometimes lower. The trend is usually upward.
Candidates are selected based on their ability to become economically established in Canada. If a Canada Immigration officer believed that the points do not reflect a candidate’s ability to establish in Canada, the officer can use their positive discretion, referred to as substituted evaluation, and accept application even though they do not fulfill the requirements.
At present 67 points is the minimum requirement to be eligible to apply under Federal Skilled Worker Category. IRCC (Immigration, Refugees & Citizenship Canada) can increase or decrease the passing points without any advance notice. Candidates who are able to score 67 points are advised to submit their application at the earliest opportunity.
Following are the list of the documents that candidates need to submit when applying under Federal Skilled Worker Category:
Once the candidate gets an ITA, they are required to submit a set of documents with their application:
Having work experience is a mandatory requirement to be eligible under Federal Skilled Worker candidate. Candidate must have minimum of one year of full-time continuous work experience in an occupation that is categorized under NOC. Accumulated part-time work experience is acceptable
Candidates, who have applied under the Federal Skilled Worker Category, may be required to attend an interview with a Canadian Immigration Visa Officer. These interviews are held in order to make sure that the information provided is accurate, to clear any uncertainties and to verify the information.
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