Canada express entry points calculator
Six selection factor help assess your eligibility for the Federal Skilled Worker Program.If you score 67 points or higher, you may qualify for the Federal Skilled Worker Program.
The factors mentioned below assign an overall score out of 100:
1. Language Proficiency (maximum 28 points)
An important aspect to immigrate to Canada is to be able to communicate in one or both of Canada’s official languages. Knowing English, French or both help you in the Canadian job market.
You can get up to 28 points for your language skills in English and French. The points are based on your ability to:-
- Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) for English
- Niveaux de Compétence Linguistique Canadians (NCLC) for French
You must get a minimum level of CLB 7 or NCLC 7 for 1 official language in all 4 language areas. To get points for the second official language, you must meet the minimum level of CLB 5 or NCLC 5 in all 4 language areas.
Calculate your language points
- First official language (maximum 24 points), the points that match your skill level
- Second official language (maximum 4 points):-
- At least CLB 5 in all of the 4 abilities 4
- CLB 4 or less in any of the 4 abilities 0
2. Education (maximum 25 points)
If you have a certificate, diploma or degree from a Canadian:
- Secondary institution (high school) or
- Post-secondary institution
If you have a foreign education, you must have:
- Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) report for immigration purposes from a designated organization showing that your education is equal to a completed certificate, diploma or degree from a Canadian:
- secondary institution (high school) or
- post-secondary institution
3. Work experience (maximum 15 points)
You can get points for the number of years you’ve spent doing full-time paid work (at least 30 hours per week, or an equal amount of part-time [15 hours per week for 24 months]) at skill type 0, or skill levels A or B of the 2016 National Occupational Classification.
4. Age (maximum 12 points)
Points are allotted on the day your application is submitted.
5. Arranged employment in Canada (maximum 10 points)
An applicant can get points if they have a job offer of at least 1 year from a Canadian employer. You must get the job offer before you apply to come to Canada as a Federal Skilled Worker.
A valid job offer has to be:-
For continuous, paid, full-time work (minimum of 30 hours/week) that is:
- not seasonal
- for at least 1 year
- In an occupation listed as Skill Type 0 or Skill Level A or B of the NOC.
Canadian Immigration Officer must be convinced that:-
- An applicant is able to do the job offered.
- An applicant is able to become licensed or certified when in Canada (if the occupation is regulated in Canada).
6. Adaptability (maximum 10 points)
An Applicant and spouse or common-law partner who will immigrate with you to Canada can earn a maximum of 10 points for adaptability.
An Applicant and spouse can earn a maximum of 10 points by combining any of the elements below. These elements assess how well you and your spouse are likely to settle in Canada.