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Comprehensive Ranking System/CRS Calculator 2019

Candidates with 457 CRS points and above can apply for Canada Permanent residence (PR) Visa

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What is Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) ?

Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) is a ranking system used by express entry program, which designates express profiles, ranks in the express pool based on the points awarded to them. These points are awarded to the candidates based on the factors like age, language proficiency, work experience, adaptability, educational qualifications etc. Once the candidate’s profile is awarded with these points, their profiles are then ranked based on these points. Profile with the highest rank is then issued an Invitation to Apply (ITA) to apply for Canada PR Visa.

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1) What is your marital status?
2) i. Is your spouse or common-law partner a citizen or permanent resident of Canada?

 
 

What is Canada Express entry CRS calculator?

CRS points calculator is an important tool that allows a candidate to calculate the points that are required in order to immigrate to Canada under the Canadian government’s Federal Skilled Immigration Programs. Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points are awarded to candidates based on factors like age, language proficiency, educational qualifications etc.

Canada express entry CRS calculator is a vital instrument for the candidates to calculate their points for the Canada Immigration in 2019. Express entry program is the flagship program for Canada Immigration for skilled immigrants all over the world. Points-based program that manages the profile of the candidates who have applied under the skilled immigration program – Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP), Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP) and Canadian Experience Class (CEC).

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With the help of these points candidate’s profiles are ranked in the express pool that’s the main motive of using the CRS ranking system (Comprehensive Ranking System). To know how many points one is able to get, they use the CRS points calculator. Candidates whose profiles ranks the highest in express pool based on the CRS points, they are issued an Invitation to Apply (ITA) to apply for permanent residence visa to the Immigration, Refugees & Citizenship Canada (IRCC).

Before being able to create their express profile in the express entry program and apply for Canada PR, candidate first needs to clear the 67 points eligibility criteria. These points are awarded to the candidates based on factors like age, language proficiency, work experience, educational qualifications, adaptability etc. Once the candidate scores the minimum 67 points required, they are able to apply for Canada PR via the express entry program.

What are the major factors for the CRS points?

In CRS, points are awarded to the candidates based on the following factors:

  • Core Human Capital Factors (Includes age, educational level, language proficiency and work experience)
  • Spouse/Common-law partner Factors (Includes their educational level, language proficiency and work experience)
  • Skill Transferability Factors
  • Bonus Points (Includes sibling in Canada, French proficiency, arranged employment, provincial nomination)

Adding all the points that are awarded from these factors totals up to 1200 points. With the help of express draws held regularly by IRCC, they are able to set the CRS points cut-off and issue the invitations to the skilled and capable candidates.  Calculate your CRS score with the help of our CRS tool.

Disclaimer for the CRS points calculator/ CRS tool 2019

Nationwide Visas gives full effort to provide our clients with correct and quality information with the help of our Canada CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) calculator. But before fully relying on the information provided, clients must evaluate carefully the calculator’s accuracy, completeness and relevance for the purpose it was designed. All the information provided by the calculator cannot be used as professional advice. Nationwide Visas will not accept any liability for any loss or damage that will occurred with the usage of the calculator or the information contained. Will not guarantee or assumes no legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of the information.

What are the maximum points awarded when moving without spouse/common-law partner in Canada express entry CRS calculator?

Following table will illustrate how the maximum points are awarded with the respective factors for the candidates who are moving to Canada without spouse or common-law partner –

Factor Maximum Points
Core Human Capital 500
Skill Transferability 100
Provincial Nomination 600
Arranged Employment 200
Canadian Study Experience 30
For Sibling living in Canada 15
Language Proficiency 30

What are the maximum points awarded when moving with spouse/common-law partner in CRS points calculator? Candidates who are moving to Canada with their spouse or common-law partner are awarded points based on factors shown in the following table –

Factor Maximum Points
Core Human Capital 460
Skill Transferability 40
Provincial Nomination 600
Arranged Employment 200
Canadian Study Experience 30
For Sibling living in Canada 15
Language Proficiency 30

How the points are awarded in Canada CRS calculator for express entry 2019?

Following tables will show in details how are the points are awarded based on certain factors which were discussed beforehand. Based on these factors candidates will be able to calculate their CRS score that will help them to immigrate to Canada in 2019.

A. Core/Human Capital Factors

Factor Points with spouse/common-law partner Points without spouse/common-law partner
Age 100 110
Educational Level 140 150
Language Proficiency 150 160
Work Experience in Canada 70 80

B. Spouse/Common-law partner factors

Factor Points Awarded
Educational Level 10
Language Proficiency 20
Work Experience in Canada 10

C. Skill transferability factors

Education Points Awarded
With good/strong official language proficiency and a post-secondary degree 50
With Canadian experience and a post-secondary degree 50
Foreign Work Experience Points Awarded
With good/strong official language proficiency and foreign work experience 50
With Canadian work experience and foreign work experience 50
Certification of Qualification (for people in trade occupations) Points Awarded
With good/strong official language proficiency and a certificate of qualification 50

D. Additional Points factors

Factor Points Awarded
Post-secondary education in Canada 30
Arranged Employment 200
Provincial Nomination 600
French language proficiency 30
Siblings living in Canada 15

Grand total of these factors that is Core/human Capital factors + Spouse/common-law partners factors + Skill transferability factors + Additional points factors comes equals to 1200 points in Canada CRS calculator.

How the points are awarded for the Core/Human capital factors for CRS tool in 2019? Core/Human capital factors counts the following factors for awarding the CRS points to the candidate’s profile –

Age

Age (in years) Points awarded with spouse/common-law partner Points awarded without spouse/common-law partner
17 or less 0 0
18 90 99
19 95 105
20 to 29 100 110
30 95 105
31 90 99
32 85 94
33 80 88
34 75 83
35 70 77
36 65 72
37 60 66
38 55 61
39 50 55
40 45 50
41 35 39
42 25 28
43 15 17
44 5 6
45 or more 0 0

Level of Education

Educational qualification Points awarded with spouse/common-law partner Points awarded without spouse/common-law partner
Less than secondary school (high school) 0 0
Secondary Diploma (high school graduation) 28 30
One-year degree, diploma or certificate from a college, university, technical or trade school, or other institute 84 90
Two-year program at a college, university, technical or trade school, or other institute 91 98
Bachelor’s degree OR a three or more year program at a college, university, technical or trade school, or other institute 112 120
Two or more certificates, diplomas or degree (with at least a program of 3 or more years) 119 128
Master’s degree OR professional degree needed to practice in a licensed profession 126 135
Doctoral level university degree (Ph.D) 140 150

Language Proficiency

For first official language

Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) level Points awarded with spouse/common-law partner Points awarded without spouse/common-law partner
Less than CLB 4 0 0
CLB 4 or 5 6 6
CLB 6 8 9
CLB 7 16 17
CLB 8 22 23
CLB 9 29 31
CLB 10 or more 32 34

For second official language

Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) level Points awarded with spouse/common-law partner Points awarded without spouse/common-law partner
CLB 4 or less 0 0
CLB 5 or 6 1 1
CLB 7 or 8 3 3
CLB 9 or more 6 6

Canadian Work Experience

Work Experience (in years) Points awarded with spouse/common-law partner Points awarded without spouse/common-law partner
Less than a year 0 0
1 35 40
2 46 53
3 56 64
4 63 72
5 year or more 70 80

What are the CRS points requirements for getting the Canada PR Visa in 2019?

Immigration, Refugees & Citizenship Canada (IRCC) holds express draws in regular interval period of time to issue the invitations to apply for Canada PR visa. Via these draws, IRCC are able to get the Invitation to Apply (ITA) to the capable immigrants who were able to meet the CRS points cut-off set in the express draw. The latest express draw was held on April 17 that set the minimum required CRS score at 451 points that is latest CRS score at 451points. Candidates who have their submitted in the express pool and have cleared the 451 points CRS cut-off were issued the invitations to apply for Canada PR Visa.

 

 

What are the options for the candidates who are not able to meet the CRS cut-off in 2019?

For Candidates who have applied under the express entry program and are not able to meet the CRS cut-off/latest CRS score of the express draws, there are other two options via which they will be able to apply for Canada PR visa in 2019.

First option will be to go for provincial nomination programs. Via these programs, all the provinces/territories in Canada are able to nominate the skilled and capable immigrants for permanent residency in their province. Every PNP has different requirements and eligibility criteria based on the local labor market demand. Some provincial nomination requires low CRS score, some require candidates to have work experience in an occupation that is-in demand in the province, and some requires relatives to be living in the province as a permanent residence and must be willing to sponsor the application of the candidates.

Second option will be to improve their CRS score. Candidates not able to meet the CRS cut-off can meet the next one by improving their CRS score. Some of the major points that can help them to improve on their CRS score are as follows:

  • If the candidate or their spouse has any sibling living in Canada as a permanent residence, by showing relation to them can awards with extra CRS points.
  • Improving on their language proficiency examinations (International English Language Testing System) score can get the candidates with more CRS points.
  • Candidates can try to gather more work experience of working in Canada.
  • If the candidates have done only graduation, they can go for Master’s as it will get the maximum CRS points for educational qualifications.
  • Landing a provincial nomination award the candidates with 600 CRS points. These many points are more than enough to land an ITA.

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