67 Points Calculator 2020
Through this page, you will be able to calculate your 67 points for Canada Immigration through our updated 67 points calculator.
What is the minimum requirement to apply for a Canada PR Visa?
The Express Entry Program is the fastest immigration program to apply for a Canada PR visa, a standard application that takes about 6 to 8 months to process. A points-based program that manages the profiles of registered immigrants under Canada's three largest skilled economic immigration programs:
- Federal Skilled Worker Program
- Canadian Experience Class
- Federal Skilled Trades Program
Any skilled immigrant must register under the FSWP to apply for a Canada PR visa. Immigrants with the necessary work experience are allowed to apply for a Canada PR visa through this immigration program. To be eligible, immigrants must meet the following requirements:
- Language Skills: Candidates must have a minimum level of CLB (Canadian Language Benchmark) level 7 for an official language in four skills (reading, speaking, writing and listening). Candidates for English language should get 6 per band in IELTS.
- Work Experience: Candidates must have at least one year of work experience in the last 10 years in the field of work that is classified under NOC (National Occupation Classification) skill type 0, A, or B.
- Education: Applicants must have a minimum High School Diploma / Degree or Certificate. This must be equivalent to the Canadian education system. For these candidates their education needs to be evaluated by an ECA (Certificate of Education).
- Age: Candidates must be at least 18 years of age to be eligible to apply
- Proof of funding:Proof of funding must be provided. This will prove that the candidate will be able to help himself/herself and his /her family members financially to move to Canada.
How do you calculate 67 points for Canadian immigration?
As mentioned earlier, candidate profiles are awarded based on election reasons for counting their 67 points for a Canada PR visa. There are factors for the following selection:
- Language Skills
- Work Experience
- Arranged Employment
67 Points Calculator
Language Proficiency / skills (Maximum 28 Points)
Immigrants moving to Canada must communicate in one or both of Canada's official languages (English and French). These 28 points are awarded to the candidate on the basis of language proficiency in both languages. Points are awarded based on skill: listen, write, speak and read.
Points for language proficiency are awarded in the following manner:
First Official Language (Max 24 points)
|First Official language||Speaking||Listening||Reading||Writing|
|CLB level 9 or higher||6||6||6||6|
|CLB level 8||5||5||5||5|
|CLB level 7||4||4||4||4|
|Below CLB level 7||Not Eligible To Apply|
Second Official Language (Maximum 4 points)
Candidates will be able to get four points only if they can achieve minimum CLB level 5 in four qualifications.
|Second Official Language||Points Awarded|
|At least CLB 5 in all of 4 abilities||4|
|CLB 4 or less in any of 4 abilities||0|
Education (Maximum 25 points)
Candidates must have a Canadian certificate, diploma or degree if they have studied in Canada:
- Secondary Institution OR
- Post-secondary Institution
Candidates who have obtained an education (certificate, diploma or degree) outside of Canada must have an ECA (Certificate of Education Evaluation) that proves the equivalence of the Canadian education system.
|Doctoral (PhD) level or equivalent university degree||25|
|University degree-to-practice professional degree (or equivalent) at Masters level or equivalent OR University level. Degree related profession should be: NOC 2016 at the skill level and licensed by a provincial regulatory body||23|
|Two or more Canadian post-secondary degrees or diplomas or equivalent (minimum one must be for at least a three-year program)||22|
|Canadian post-secondary degree or diploma for three years or more or equivalent||21|
|Diploma for a Canadian postgraduate degree or two-year program, or equivalent||19|
|Canadian post-secondary degree or diploma for one year program, or equivalent||15|
|Canadian High School Diploma, or equivalent||5|
Work Experience (Maximum 15 Points)
Candidate can get points for the years of work experience full-time paid work (minimum of 30 hours per week, or an equal amount of part-time) at NOC (National Occupation Classification) skill type 0, A or B.
NOC is a list of occupations in the Canadian local labour market and it is majorly used to classify jobs. NOC code describes duties, skills, work settings, and talents for various kinds of jobs.
|Experience (In Years)||Points Awarded|
|6 or more||15|
Age (Maximum 12 points)
Candidates will be awarded based on their age in the following manner:
|Age (In Years)||Points Awarded|
|47 and older||0|
Arranged Employment (Maximum 10 points)
Candidates can earn points for this selection factor if they receive a minimum one-year job offer from a Canadian employer. The candidate must get the job offer before applying under FSWP.
Job-offered must be:
- For paid, uninterrupted, full-time work (minimum 30 hours / week) which:
- Not seasonal
- For a minimum of at least one year
- In any profession which is listed as NOC Skill Type-Level A or B.
To get a maximum of 10 points, one of the following conditions must be applied:
The candidate must be currently working on a work permit in Canada and must meet all of the following conditions:
- Candidates' work permits are valid both when you apply and when a permanent resident visa is issued (or they are allowed to work in Canada without a work permit after the visa is issued).
- We have issued a work permit based on Positive Labor Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) from Canada on employment and social development in a profession listed under NOC's Skill Type 0 or Skill Level A or B.
- The applicant works for an employer named in the work permit.
- That employer made a valid job offer based on the applicant being accepted as a skilled worker.
Candidate is currently working in Canada in a job that is exempt from LMIA requirement cause of 1 of the following:
- An international treaty (such as the North American Free Trade Agreement) or
- Canadian interest or an important benefit
- Federal-provincial agreement
The candidate has to fulfill all the following conditions:
- • Both are valid when a candidate applies for a work permit and when a permanent resident visa is issued (or if a permanent resident visa is granted they are allowed to work in Canada without permission).
- The applicant's current employer has made a valid job offer on the basis of being accepted as a skilled worker.
- You are currently working for the employer specified in your work permit.
- Working for that employer for at least one year, uninterrupted fulltime or part time equivalent.
The candidate must fulfill all the following conditions:
- I do not currently have a work permit or plan to work in Canada before obtaining a permanent resident visa.
- Employer has an LMIA.
- That employer made the candidate a valid job offer on the basis of being recognized as that LMIA and skilled worker.
The candidate must fulfill all the following conditions:
- • Must have a valid work permit or be allowed to work in Canada without a work permit.
- • They are currently working on such a job in Canada, which is exempt from an LMIA, but not under any international, federal-provincial agreement or because of significant benefits to Canadian interests.
Any employer other than a candidate is currently working for:
- There is an LMIA
- That made the candidate a valid job offer on the basis of being accepted as an LMIA and skilled worker.
Adaptability (Maximum 10 points)
Candidates and their spouses or common-law partners can earn points for moving to Canada in the following ways:
|Factors||Maximum Points Awarded|
|Language level of the applicant's spouse or common law partner: Minimum CLB level 4 or higher in four skills - listening, , speaking, reading and writing||5|
|Applicant's past study: Completed a minimum of 2 years full-time in a secondary or post-secondary school in Canada||5|
|Past study in Canada of the applicant's spouse or common-law partner: At least 2 years of full-time academic study at a secondary or post-secondary school in Canada||5|
|Applicant's past work in Canada: Minimum one year work experience in Canada in a profession classified under NOC Skill Level 0, A or B with a valid work permit||10|
|Applicant's spouse /common-law partner's past work in Canada: Minimum one year full time work in Canada on a valid work permit||5|
|Arranged employments in Canada||5|
|Relatives in Canada:
The candidate or their spouse or common-law partner has a relative in Canada who are staying in Canada as a Canadian citizen or permanent resident and 18 years old
Ways to improve 67 points for Canadian immigration
If the candidate is not able to achieve the required 67 points, they will not be able to qualify for the program. To score higher in the points assessment grid by following some points:
- Improving Language Skills
- Pursuing a higher level of study
Know the minimum required CRS score is
There is no fixed minimum required CRS score. This is changing according to the requirements of the IRCC. The IRCC invites candidates according to the CRS cut-off score which is decided during each express entry draw. The CRS cut-off score is higher than the previous draw and sometimes goes lower. The trend is usually seen to be upward.
FAQs For 67 Points Calculator
Is it possible to qualify under the Skilled Worker Category with a score below 67 points?
Candidates are selected based on their ability to become economically established in Canada. If a Canada Immigration officer believed that the points do not reflect a candidate’s ability to establish in Canada, the officer can use their positive discretion, referred to as substituted evaluation, and accept application even though they do not fulfill the requirements.
Can the minimum requirement of 67 points change?
At present 67 points is the minimum requirement to be eligible to apply under Federal Skilled Worker Category. IRCC (Immigration, Refugees & Citizenship Canada) can increase or decrease the passing points without any advance notice. Candidates who are able to score 67 points are advised to submit their application at the earliest opportunity.
What are the documents that need to be submitted with the application?
Following are the list of the documents that candidates need to submit when applying under Federal Skilled Worker Category:
- Appropriate application forms, signed and completed
- Appropriate Canadian government processing fees
- Identity and Civil status documents
- Travel documents and passports
- Evidence of education training/professional qualification
- Evidence of work experience
- IELTS or CELPIP and/or TEF or TCF Canada results or;
- Canadian educational credential assessment
- Evidence of arranged employment, if applicable;
- Evidence of points claimed, if any, under the adaptability factor
- Police clearance and certificates
- Proof of Settlement funds
Once the candidate gets an ITA, they are required to submit a set of documents with their application:
- Valid passports
- Language test results
- Documentation attesting to work experience
- Police clearance certificate
- An upfront medical information tracking sheet
- Photographs of principal applicant and family members
Is Work Experience is a requirement?
Having work experience is a mandatory requirement to be eligible under Federal Skilled Worker candidate. Candidate must have minimum of one year of full-time continuous work experience in an occupation that is categorized under NOC. Accumulated part-time work experience is acceptable
What are the chances of getting interviewed by a Canada Immigration Visa Officer?
Candidates, who have applied under the Federal Skilled Worker Category, may be required to attend an interview with a Canadian Immigration Visa Officer. These interviews are held in order to make sure that the information provided is accurate, to clear any uncertainties and to verify the information.