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CRS Calculator 2020: Calculate Your CRS Score for Express Entry

This CRS tool let you check your Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score for Canada Immigration.

Calculate Your CRS Points in 60 Seconds

Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) tool – CRS Points Calculator

CRS is a ranking system to rank the express profiles in the express pool. In order to do the same, points are awarded on the basis of credentials submitted by the candidate and other major factors. Following are the factors on the basis of which points are awarded in CRS calculator:

  • Core Human Capital Factors
  • Spouse/Common-law partner Factors
  • Skill Transferability Factors
  • Additional Points

CRS awards point out of total 1200 points, with Core Human Capital + Spouse/Common-law Partner + Skill Transferability Factors awards candidates with 600 points and the remaining points are awarded by Additional Points (Includes Provincial nomination, French proficiency, Arranged employment).

You can easily check your eligibility for Canada Immigration by our updated Comprehensive Ranking System Calculator 2020!!!

 

What is the latest CRS score required for Canada PR Visa?

The latest minimum required CRS score is set at 473 points. This means the express profile with 473 points or more were issued the ITAs to apply for Canada PR Visa.  Canada CRS calculator allows the candidates to check their express entry points score for Canada Immigration.

Legal Disclaimer: This calculator’s sole purpose sole is for reference purpose and general guidance. If there will be any discrepancies between the results of the tool and that provided by the Express Entry electronic system, then according to the provisions of Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations and Minister’s Instructions issued under IRPA s.10.3, the result provided by the electronic system will govern. CRS calculator is subjected to changes time to time in accordance with Ministerial Instruction governing Express Entry Program

CRS Points Calculator for Canada Immigration

You need to make sure that your CRS score is above the minimum points score of your round of invitations

1) What is your marital status?

2) i. Is your spouse or common-law partner a citizen or permanent resident of Canada?

You Can Use this tool if:

Maximum points awarded when moving without spouse/common-law partner

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

 

Maximum points awarded when moving with spouse/common-law partner

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 calculated for Canada CRS score in express entry 2020?

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 2020.

 

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
Educational Level 10
Language Proficiency 20
Work Experience in Canada 10

 

C. Skill transferability factors

Education Points
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
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
With good/strong official language proficiency and a certificate of qualification 50

 

D. Additional Points factors

Factor Points
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 in CRS tool?

Age

Age (in years) Points For with spouse/common-law partner Points For 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 ways to Improve CRS Score?

Most of the immigrants are not able to clear the CRS score cut-offs. For them, the best possible way will be to improve their score. As discussed above it can be affected by the factors based on which points are awarded.

Following are some of the factors that can help the candidate to increase their CRS score that can help get the ITA and apply for Canada PR Visa:

  • Sibling in Canada

If the candidate has a Sibling in Canada as a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident, it can get an extra 15 points

 

  • Higher Education

Education is one of the factors on the basis of which the CRS score is awarded. Doctoral-level education can get you maximum CRS score for education factor – 140 points.

 

  • French language proficiency

Other than English, if the candidate is proficient in the French language, they can extra points for the same. They have to select French as their Second Official Language, and take the recognized language test and get the CRS points

 

  • Retake language test/Improve Language Scores

CRS points are awarded to the candidates who have proven their language proficiency in the English language. These candidates have to take the IELTS. If the candidate is able to improve their IELTS score, he/she willearn more points.

 

  • Gain more work experience

Under the Skill Transferability factor, points are awarded for more work experience gathered. In case the applicant is having less than three years of work experience, they can continue to gather more work experience

 

  • Get a Provincial Nomination Certificate

It is the most valuable way to improve the CRS score. For an express entry candidate to land a provincial nomination certificate, it gives them a major boost of 600 CRS points.

 

  • LMIA approved Job-offer

In case the applicant is able to get a Labor Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) approved Job-offer, it can get the candidate 50 extra CRS points. Previously it was set at 600 CRS points, but it has come down to 50 points.

 

  • Spouse – Primary Applicant

For the candidate who is applying for Canada PR Visa with their Spouse, and if they have higher CRS score than the candidate, make spouse the Primary applicant while submitting the application

crs points calculator factors

Once the candidate is able to improve on any of the above-mentioned factors, they can check their CRS score by using our latest Canada Express Entry points Calculator 2020.

Most Frequently Asked Questions on CRS Point Score?

  • How many points required for Canada pr?

The minimum points required to be eligible for Canada PR Visa are 67 points. If you are able to score a minimum of 67 points then you will be able to create an express profile and submitted into the express pool. Based on your Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score, you will be issued an Invitation to Apply (ITA) that allows you to submit your application for Canada PR Visa to the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) within 60 days of issuance.

  • How can I get 67 points in Canadian PR?

Scoring a minimum of 67 points makes you eligible for Canada PR Visa. These points are awarded based on the selection factors:

  • Work experience – Maximum 15 points
  • Arranged employment – Maximum 10 points
  • Age – Maximum 12 points
  • Education – Maximum 25 points
  • Language proficiency – Maximum 28 points
  • Adaptability – Maximum 10 points

Once you are able to get 67 points, then you can apply for Canada PR through the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) managed by the Express Entry program.

  • How much CRS score is required for Canada pr?

Setting the minimum CRS score required cannot be set as it varies with each express draw. In the latest express draw, the minimum CRS score required for Canada PR is set at 473 points. If you are able to clear the CRS cut-offs then you can apply for Canada PR Visa. In case you are not, then you can try to improve your CRS score or can apply through the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP).

  • Is Low IELTS Score is good for Canada?

To be eligible for Canada PR through Express Entry program minimum of 6 per band is required. If you are having low IELTS score, then applying through Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP) will be a good option. There are some PNPs like SINP, MPNP etc. that allow the candidate with an IELTS score of 4.5 to apply for Canada PR Visa. Another immigration program with Low IETLS score requirement is Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program (AIPP) that requires IELTS score as low as 4 per band.

  • Are 7 bands in IELTS good for Canada?

If you have a score of 6 per band in IELTS then you are eligible to apply for Canada PR Visa via express entry program. CRS points are awarded to the candidates on the basis of their language proficiency level. If you are able to score higher in IELTS then you can get more CRS points. Having 7 per band in IELTS is a good score for Canada, but if you can improve your scores then you will higher chances of getting the ITA to apply for Canada PR Visa.

  • Calculate CRS score Canada pr

To know how much CRS points you have scored for Canada immigration, use our latest CRS calculator. Calculate your CRS points and check whether you are able to meet the minimum CRS point’s requirement for Canada PR Visa. If you are able to clear the CRS cut-off only then you will be issued an ITA to apply for Canada PR.

  • Latest CRS score Canada pr

In a month IRCC holds two express draws approximately, to issue invitations to express entry candidates who are able to meet the latest CRS score cut-off. In the latest express draw held on January 8th the minimum CRS score requirement for Canada PR was set at 473 points. If you are able to score 473 points or more then you can submit your application for Canada PR Visa to the IRCC within 60 days of getting the ITA.

  • What are the chances of the CRS score to come down in upcoming express draws?

The minimum requirement of the CRS score can be affected by many reasons. Some of the major factors that affect the CRS score are the size of the express draw and the time interval between two consecutive express draws. If the express draws are of large size than the CRS score comes down and for the larger time interval, b/w two draws CRS score requirement increases. To know more about the prediction of upcoming express draws CRS score cut-off, Click Here!!!

  • How to apply for Canada PR with less CRS score?

Another major immigration pathway other than express entry program is the Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs). There are some PNPs that have no requirement of the CRS score. These PNPs have their own requirements like job-offer from the province, work experience in an occupation that is in-demand etc. If the candidate is able to fulfill these requirements, then they can get a provincial nomination for Canada PR Visa with less CRS score.

 

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