Were you dissatisfied by the old “First-come-first-serve” programme for immigration to Canada? Were you looking for an overhaul of the programme? Does your past experience have compelled you to think twice about Canada? Well, if you answer all these questions in affirmative, you will be happy to know that the dreadful times are over.
The immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), the body governing the immigration, has taken bold steps to ensure that transparent immigration can happen in the Canadian soil. For the very first time, there have been some unprecedented changes in the Canadian immigration policies.
With the Express Entry Programme, immigration to Canada will take shorter than 6 months time. This is especially good news for those who want to move in the same year when they have applied for. The Express Entry Points Calculator for Canada is one of the prime aspects that have been driving the immigration for the folks.
If you are planning to use the Express Entry programme for movement, you can take a dig at the Points Calculator for Canada.
Points Calculator for Canada
The Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) evaluates the points of the immigrants based on diverse criteria, and based on them the immigrants are given the points allowing them to move.
Take a look at this table to figure-out the points distribution!
|Factors||Points per factor – With a spouse or common-law partner||Points per factor – Without a spouse or common-law partner|
|Level of Education||140||150|
|Official languages proficiency||150||160|
|Canadian work experience||70||80|
|Spouse and Common Law Partner|
|Factors||Maximum per factor (maximum 40)|
|Level of education||10|
|Official language proficiency||20|
|Canadian Work Experience||10|
Core/human capital + B. Spouse or common-law partner factors = Maximum 500 points (with OR without a spouse or common-law partner)
Skill Transferability Factors (Maximum 100 Points)
|Education||Points Per Factor (Maximum Points 50)|
|With good/strong official languages proficiency and a post-secondary degree||50|
|With Canadian work experience and a post-secondary degree||50|
|Foreign Work Experience||Points Per Factor Maximum Points 50|
|With good/strong official languages proficiency (Canadian Language Benchmark [CLB] level 7 or higher) and foreign work experience||50|
|With Canadian work experience and foreign work experience||50|
|Certificate of qualification (for people in trade occupations)||Points per factor(Maximum 50 points)|
|With good/strong official languages proficiency and a certificate of qualification||50|
Core/human capital + B. Spouse or common-law partner + C. Transferability factors = Maximum 600 points
Additional points (Maximum 600 points)
|Factor||Points per factor|
|Arranged employment (positive Labor Market Impact Assessment required)||600|
Core/human capital + B. Spouse or common-law partner factors + C. Transferability factors + D. Additional points = Grand total – Maximum 1,200 points
Points breakdown, section by section
CRS – A. Core / human capital factors
- With a spouse or common-law partner: Maximum 460 points total for all factors.
- Without a spouse or common-law partner: Maximum 500 points total for all factors.
|Age||With a spouse or common-law partner(Maximum 100 points)||Without a spouse or common-law partner(Maximum 110 points)|
|17 years of age or less||0||0|
|18 years of age||90||99|
|19 years of age||95||105|
|20 to 29 years of age||100||110|
|30 years of age||95||105|
|31 years of age||90||99|
|32 years of age||85||94|
|33 years of age||80||88|
|34 years of age||75||83|
|35 years of age||70||77|
|36 years of age||65||72|
|37 years of age||60||66|
|38 years of age||55||61|
|39 years of age||50||55|
|40 years of age||45||50|
|41 years of age||35||39|
|42 years of age||25||28|
|43 years of age||15||17|
|44 years of age||5||6|
|45 years of age or more||0||0|
|Level of Education||With a spouse or common-law partner(Maximum 140 points)||Without a spouse or common-law partner(Maximum 150 points)|
|Less than secondary school (high school)||0||0|
|Secondary diploma (high school graduation)||28||30|
|One-year degree, diploma or certificate from a university, college, trade or technical school, or other institute||84||90|
|Two-year program at a university, college, trade or technical school, or other institute||91||98|
|Bachelor’s degree OR a three or more year program at a university, college, trade or technical school, or other institute||112||120|
|Two or more certificates, diplomas, or degrees. One must be for a program of three or more years||119||128|
|Master’s degree, OR professional degree needed to practice in a licensed profession (For “professional degree,” the degree program must have been in: medicine, veterinary medicine, dentistry, optometry, law, chiropractic medicine, or pharmacy.)||126||135|
|Doctoral level university degree (Ph.D.)||140||150|