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Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) criteria

Canada Express Entry Points Calculator

Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) which is a points-based system that is further utilized as a Canada Express Entry Points Calculator method to gauge and keep a tally of the applicant’s profile to categorize them in the Express Entry pool.

The Express Entry system is utilised and implemented to handle the applications received from people applying for permanent residence in Canada underneath the below mentioned federal economic immigration programs:-

  • Federal Skilled Trades Program
  • Federal Skilled Worker Program
  • Canadian Experience Class

The different territories and provinces can also recruit the candidates through the Express Entry system via their respective Provincial Nominee Programs in order to meet the local labour market needs. The set of Ministerial Instructions decides the regulations for governing the Express Entry submission management system. This system of Express Entry system assists in creating a pool of pre-assessed candidates who thereby might be eligible to immigrate and move to Canada. The applicants are allotted points on the basis of a few criterion, and therefore the candidates with highest ranking in the pool are sent invitations in order to apply for migration to Canada.

The point-assessment is done through the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) which is a points-based system that is further utilised as a Canada Express Entry Points Calculator method to gauge and keep a tally of the applicant’s profile to categorize them in the Express Entry pool.

The CRS usually measures the profile information on the basis of the below parameters:

  • Age,
  • Work experience,
  • Language skills,
  • Educational qualifications, to name a few.

It is a known fact that all these factors together provide a substantial contribution towards the economic accomplishments for immigrants once they are in Canada. One stands chance to secure bonus points if he/ she have a job offer or a nomination supported by any one of Canada’s provinces or territories.

Hope this information helped you get the information you were seeking. For more information about Canada Express Entry Points Calculator or Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) criteria, you can also reach us at 011-417-55557 or 8285552527 and one of our team members will happily assist you.

Point System

If you wish to apply for PR visa in Canada, it is important to check your total points score in advance. You must score at least 67 points in the Federal Skilled Worker (FSW) stream of Express Entry System. Hence, click on the “Know Your Points” button below to calculate your total points for FSW stream and find out whether you qualify to apply in the Express Entry System.

A) Core / human capital factors

 

A. Core / human capital factors

Points per factor – With a spouse or common-law partner

Points per factor – Without a spouse or common-law partner

Age

100

110

Educational Level

140

150

Languages proficiency

150

160

Work Experience in Canada

70

80

B) Spouse or common-law partner factors

B. Spouse or common-law partner factors

Maximum 40 points

Educational Level

10

Languages proficiency

20

Work Experience in Canada

10

A. Core/human capital + B. Spouse or common-law partner factors

Maximum 500 points (with a spouse or common-law partner) Maximum 500 points (without a spouse or common-law partner)

 

C) Skill Transfer-ability factors

C. Skill Transfer-ability factors

Maximum 100 points

Education

Maximum 50 Points

With proficient Language Skills and a post-secondary degree

50

With work experience in Canada and a post-secondary degree

50

Foreign work experience

Maximum 50 Points

With proficient Language Skills and overseas work experience

50

With work experience in Canada and overseas work experience

50

Qualification/Trade Certificate (for people in trade occupations)

Maximum 50 Points

With proficient language skills and a certificate of qualification

50

A. Core/human capital + B. Spouse or common-law partner + C. Transfer-ability factors

Maximum 600 points

 

D) Points per factor for Express Entry candidates

 

D.Bonus pointsMaximum 600
Offer Of Employment from Canadian Employer600
Provincial Nomination Scheme Approval Certificate600
A. Core/human capital + B. Spouse or common-law partner factors + C. Transferability factors + D. = Grand total – 1,200
CRS-Core factors

Core / human capital factors

With a spouse or common-law partner (Maximum 460 points)

Without a spouse or common-law partner (Maximum 500 points)

Age

Number of points (100 maximum)

Number of points (110 maximum)

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 – Number of points (140 maximum)

Without a spouse or common-law partner – Number of points (150 maximum)

Less than Secondary school (high school) credential

0

0

Secondary school (high school) credential

28

30

One-year post-secondary program credential

84

90

Two-year post-secondary program credential

91

98

Post-secondary program credential of three years or longer

112

120

Two or more post-secondary program credentials AND at least one of these credentials was issued on completion of a post-secondary program of three years or longer

119

128

University-level credential at the Master’s level OR an entry-to-practice professional degree. CIC only accepts as an entry-to-practice professional degree, those degrees issued in relation to an occupation listed at NOC Skill level A and for which licensing by a provincial regulatory body is required.

126

135

University-level credential at the Doctoral level

140

150

Official languages proficiency – first official language
Reading, writing, speaking and listening total points for each ability:

  • 32 with a spouse or common-law partner
  • 34 without a spouse or common-law partner

With a spouse or common-law partner Maximum 128 points

Without a spouse or common-law partner Maximum 136 points

For each ability

32

34

 

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

 

Official languages proficiency – second official language
Reading, writing, speaking and listening total points for each ability:

  • 5.5 with a spouse or common-law partner
  • 6 without a spouse or common-law partner

With a spouse or common-law partner Maximum 22 points

Without a spouse or common-law partner Maximum 24 points

For each ability

6

6

 

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

With a spouse or common-law partner Maximum 70 points

Without a spouse or common-law partner Maximum 80 points

 

None or less than a year

0

0

 

1 year

35

40

 

2 years

46

53

 

3 years

56

64

 

4 years

63

72

 

5 years or more

70

80

 

Subtotal – Core / human capital factors

Out of 460 points

Out of 500 points

 

 

 
CRS – Spouse or common-law partner factors (if applicable)

Spouse or common-law partner factors

With spouse or common-law partner – number of points per factor

Without spouse or common-law partner (0 points – does not apply)

Spouse’s or common-law partner’s level of education

10

Not Applicable

Less than secondary school (high school) credential

0

 

Secondary school (high school) credential

2

 

One-year post-secondary program credential

6

 

Two-year post-secondary program credential

7

 

Post-secondary program credential of three years or longer

8

 

Two or more post-secondary program credentials AND at least one of these credentials was issued on completion of a post-secondary program of three years or longer

9

 

University-level credential at the Master’s level OR an entry-to-practice professional degree. CIC only accepts as an entry-to-practice professional degree, those degrees issued in relation to an occupation listed at NOC Skill level A and for which licensing by a provincial regulatory body is required.

10

 

University-level credential at the Doctoral level

10

 

Spouse’s or common-law partner’s official languages proficiency – first official language Reading, writing, speaking and listening– total points for each ability

Maximum 20 points

0 (does not apply)

For each ability

5

 

CLB 4 or less

0

 

CLB 5 or 6

1

 

CLB 7 or 8

3

 

CLB 9 or more

5

 

Work Experience in Canada

Maximum 10 points

0 (does not apply)

None or less than a year

0

 

1 year

5

 

2 year

7

 

3 year

8

 

4 year

9

 

5 year or more

10

 

Subtotal – Core / human capital + Spouse or common-law partner factors

500

500

 

CRS – Skill transferability factors

Skill Transfer-ability factors

Maximum 100 points for this section

Educational Level with proficient Language Skills

Maximum 50 points

Points for CLB 7 or more on all first official language abilities, one or more under 9

Points for CLB 9 or more on all four first official language abilities

Secondary school (high school) credential or less (levels 1 & 2)

0

0

Post-secondary program credential of one year or longer (levels 3,4 & 5)

13

25

Two or more post-secondary program credentials AND at least one of these credentials was issued on completion of a post-secondary program of three years or longer (levels 6,7 & 8)

25

50

With work experience in Canada and a post-secondary degree

50

 

Points for education + 1 year of work experience in Canada

Points for education + 2 years or more of work experience in Canada

Secondary school (high school) credential or less (levels 1 & 2)

0

0

Post-secondary program credential of one year or longer (levels 3,4 & 5)

13

25

Two or more post-secondary program credentials AND at least one of these credentials was issued on completion of a post-secondary program of three years or longer (levels 6,7 & 8)

25

50

Foreign work experience with proficient Language Skills

Maximum 50 points

Points for overseas work experience + CLB 7 or more on all first OL abilities, one or more under 9

Points for overseas work experience + CLB 9 or more on all four first OL abilities

No foreign work experience

0

0

1 or 2 years of foreign work experience

13

25

3 years or more of foreign work experience

25

50

With Canadian work experience and overseas work experience

Maximum 50 points

Points for foreign work experience + 1 year of Canadian work experience

Points for foreign work experience + 2 years or more of Canadian work experience

No foreign work experience

0

0

1 or 2 years of foreign work experience

13

25

3 years or more of foreign work experience

25

50

Certificate of qualification (trade occupations)

Maximum 50 points for this section

With proficient language skills and a certificate of qualification

Maximum 50 points

Points for certificate of qualification + CLB 5 or more on all first OL abilities, one or more under 7

Points for certificate of qualification + CLB 7 or more on all four first OL abilities

With a certificate of qualification

25

50

Subtotal:

 

A. Core + B. Spouse or common-law partner + C. Skill transferability factors

600

Bonus points

Maximum 600 points

1) Offer Of Employment from Canadian Employer OR

200 or 50

2) Nomination from Territory or Province

600

Grand total

Maximum 1,200 points

 

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