67 Points Calculator 2020
67 points calculator is used to calculate the CRS points which you need to be eligible for the Canada PR visa. Let us discuss the point’s calculation process in detail.
What is the minimum required CRS score?
The CRS score is not fixed, as per IRCC's norms, it may change. The candidates are invited by the IRCC, It needs CRS cut-off score. The CRS score also varies with the Express Entry Program, sometimes it goes up, and sometimes it goes down.
Things you need to know about CRS
Canada introduced its fastest immigration program in January 2015. This program is mainly point-based. It takes around 6 to 8 months for processing. This program is a great opportunity for the skilled experienced worker, who wants to work and settle in Canada. There is three major skilled economic immigration under this program:
- Federal Skilled Worker Program
- Federal Skilled Trades Program
- Canadian Experience Class
The skilled immigrant must have to register under FSWP, as it requires work experience. In this article, we discuss the eligibility criteria.
- Language Skills: The candidate requires a minimum level of Canadian Language Benchmark of level 7 for one official language in all the four basic skills that are speaking, writing, listening, and reading. He or she also has to get 6 per band in IELTS for the English language.
- Age: 18 is the minimum age for eligibility.
- Education: For the educational credential assessment, the candidate must have a minimum high school degree/diploma or certificate that is equivalent to the Canadian education system.
- Work Experience: The candidate must have one year of skilled work experience in the past 10 years in the field of National Occupation Classification. The skill type should be O, A, or B.
- Proof of funds: The candidate must have to show the proof of fund that supports his or her family members to move to Canada.
67 points calculation process
Some selection factors calculate the immigrants' 67 points for a Canada PR visa. These are pointed below-
- Language Skills
- Work Experience
- Arranged Employment
67 Points Calculator
Language Skills (Maximum 28 points)
To immigrate to Canada, the candidate must be fluent in one or both of Canada's official languages that are English and French. There is a total of 28 points, based on the four basic skills – speaking, writing, reading, and listening.
First Official Language (Maximum 24 points)
|First Official language
|CLB level 9 or higher
|CLB level 8
|CLB level 7
|Below CLB level 7
|Not Eligible To Apply
Second Official Language (Maximum 4 points)
The candidate will get extra 4 points only after complete the level of CLB level 5 in the four able
|Second Official Language
|At least CLB 5 in all of 4 abilities
|CLB 4 or less in any of 4 abilities
Education (Maximum 25 points)
If the candidate has completed his or her education in Canada, the certificate of diploma or degree course must be from a Canadian Secondary Institution or Post –Secondary Institution. For the candidates who have pursued education from outside of Canada, they need to show an Education Credential Assessment equivalent to the Canadian education system.
- Secondary Institution OR
- Post-secondary Institution
For candidates who have pursued education (Certificate, diploma, or degree) outside of Canada, they must have an ECA (Education Credential Assessment) that proves the equivalency to the Canadian education system.
|University degree at the Doctoral (Ph.D.) level or equal
|University degree at Master’s level or equal OR University level entry-to-practice professional degree (or equal). Occupation related to the degree must be: NOC 2016 Skill level A and licensed by a provincial regulatory body
|Two or more Canadian post-secondary degrees or diplomas or equal (minimum one must be for a program of at least three years)
|Canadian post-secondary degree or diploma for a program of three years or longer, or equal
|Canadian post-secondary degree or diploma for a two-year program, or equal
|Canadian post-secondary degree or diploma for a one-year program, or equal
|Canadian high school diploma, or equal
Work Experience (Maximum 15 Points)
If the candidate has full-time paid work or part–time work experience of a minimum of 30 hours per week, or an equivalent amount of time at National Occupation Classification skill type O, A, or B, then he or she can earn points.
NOC has an occupation list with specific duties, skills, work settings, and talents for different kinds of job codes.
|Experience (In Years)
|6 or more
Age (Maximum 12 points)
Candidates can earn a score based on their age.
|Age (In Years)
|47 and older
Arranged Employment (Maximum 10 points)
Candidate can earn points if he or she has a job offer from a Canadian employer for a minimum of one-year duration. The candidate must have the job offer before applying under FSWP.
JJob offered should be:
- Not a seasonal job, it must be continuous, paid, and full-time work for a minimum period of one year.
- It must be listed in NOC; skill type should be level A or B.
If you want to score a maximum of 10 points, you should apply for at least one of the following situations;
- The candidate must have a valid work permit.
- The candidate should be work with an employer named on the work permit.
- The candidate should be considered as a skilled worker by his or her employer.
- The work permit should be based on a positive Labour Market Impact Assessment from Employment and Social Development Canada in an occupation listed under skill type 0 or skill level A or B of the NOC.
If the candidate is working in Canada in a job that is exempt from LMIA, then the candidate must need to fulfill one of the criteria listed below
- The agreement must be international (such as the North American Free Trade Agreement)
- The agreement must be a Federal-Provincial
- The agreement should have a significant benefit to Canadian Interests
There are some other conditions that the candidate must have to fulfill:
- It should be specified on the work permit that the candidate is presently working.
- The candidate should be a skilled worker, based on this ground the candidate's current employer offers him or her job.
- The candidate should work for the current employer for at least 1 year continuously full-time or part-time.
- The work permit should be valid both when applying and when the PR Visa is issued.
The candidate must meet all the below-listed conditions:
- The employer of the candidate must have an LMIA.
- The employer has offered the job based on LMIA
The candidate needs to meet all the following conditions:
- The candidate must have a work permit or allowed to work in Canada without a work permit.
- The offered job of the candidate in Canada may be exempt from LMIA, but not under an international, federal-provincial agreement.
Adaptability (Maximum 10 points)
The candidate and their common-law partner or spouse can score points for their move to Canada on the following basis:
|Maximum Points Awarded
|Applicant’s spouse or common-law partner’s language level:
Minimum CLB level 4 or higher in all four abilities – Listening, Reading, Speaking and Writing
|Applicant’s Past Studies:
Completed minimum of 2 years of full-time study at a secondary or post-secondary school in Canada
|Applicant’s spouse or common-law partner’s past study in Canada:
Completed minimum of 2 years of full-time academic study at a secondary or post-secondary school in Canada
|Applicant’s past work in Canada:
Minimum 1 year of work experience in Canada in an occupation classified under NOC skill level 0, A or B with a valid work permit
|Applicant’s spouse or common-law partner’s past work in Canada:
Minimum of 1 year of full-time work in Canada on a valid work permit
|Arranged employment in Canada
|Relatives in Canada:
The applicant or their spouse or common-law partner have a relative in Canada who are living in Canada as a Canadian citizen or permanent resident and 18 years old
How you can improve points for 67 points Canada Immigration?
The candidate would be none qualified if they couldn’t score 67 points. If they want to score more, they have to improve their language skills and pursue a higher level of education.
What is the minimum required CRS score?
There isn’t a fixed minimum required CRS score. It keeps changing as per IRCC’s requirements. IRCC invites candidates as per the CRS cut-off score which is decided at the time of every Express Entry draw. On occasions, CRS cut-off score can go higher than the previous draw and sometimes lower. The trend is usually upward.
FAQs For 67 Points Calculator
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.
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.
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
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
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.