Federal Skilled Visa Eligibility
Canada Express Entry 67 Points System
Express Entry came into the picture just to ease the process to get Canadian Permanent Resident Visa. Prior to this, handling the entire process was not so easy and much paper work was required. Even then, tracking the application was like a tough war between an applicant and the embassy. It is well designed to provide express and specific service to candidates; also it reduces the waiting period which is like boon for the applicants.
Candidates need to be ready with their Education Credential Assessment Certificate and Language Score Card (IELTS/CELPIP). With these two important credentials, we can proceed to create Express Entry Id. At this stage, we need to be ready with our personal, educational and professional details. If you are married and want to take your spouse along, his/her details will be required. After submitting all the details, candidate will get Job Bank link and again one need to create profile there. It will redirect the candidate’s profile to Canadian job market.
Steps Involved in getting Canada Permanent Resident Visa:
- Education Credential Assessment through WES, Canada
- IELTS /CELPIP (General)
- Express Entry ID
- Job Bank ID
- ITA from the Canadian Embassy
- Document Upload
- Permanent Resident Visa Stamping
- Medical / PCC
100 Points Grid Calculator – Federal Skilled Worker Program
To immigrate as a permanent resident of Canada, you must need to score minimum 67 points out of 100 points which is based on your Qualification, Age, Work Experience, IELTS, Arranged Employment in Canada and Adaptability.
Canada Express Entry Points Table
A total of 100 points can be allotted to a candidate under Express Entry program. Candidate need to score 67 points or higher to qualified to apply under the Federal Skilled Worker Program.
Age (Maximum 12 points)
|47 and older||0|
Education ( Maximum 25 points)
|Doctoral (PhD) level or equal||25|
|Two or more post-secondary degree or diploma (one of them must be three years)||22|
|Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma of three years||22|
|Post-secondary Degree or Diploma for 2 years||19|
|Post-secondary Degree or Diploma of one year||15|
|High School Diploma||5|
Experience ( Maximum 15 points)
|Years of Work Experience||Points|
|6 years or more||15|
Language Proficiency (Maximum 28 points)
First official language (Maximum 24 Points)
|First Official Language||Points|
|CLB 9||6 in each Module|
|CLB 8||5 in each Module|
|CLB 7||4 in each Module|
|Below CLB Level 7||Not eligible to apply|
Second official language (Maximum 4 Points)
|Second Official Language||Points|
|At least CLB5 in all of the four abilities||4|
|CLB 4 or less in any of the four abilities||0|
Arranged Employment In Canada (Maximum 10 Points)
|You currently work in Canada on a temporary work permit.||Your work permit is valid both when you apply and when the visa is issued (or you are authorized to work in Canada without a work permit when your visa is issued).||10|
|You have received your work permit based on a positive Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) from Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC).|
|Your work permit is for a job classified under skill type 0 or skill level A or B of the NOC.|
|You are currently working for the same employer named on your work permit·|
|The employer has made a valid job offer based on you being accepted as a skilled worker.|
|You currently work in Canada in a job that is exempt from the LMIA requirement under: an international agreement (such as, the North American Free Trade Agreement) or a federal-provincial agreement.||Your work permit is valid both when you apply and when the visa is issued (or you are authorized to work in Canada without a permit when your visa is issued).||10|
|Your current employer has made a permanent job offer based on you being accepted as a skilled worker.|
|You are currently working for the same employer named on your work permit.|
|You have been working for that employer continuously for one year, on a full time or equivalent part-time basis.|
|You don’t have a work permit, neither plan to work in Canada before obtaining PR visa.||Your employer has obtained a LMIA||10|
|Your employer has made you a valid job offer based on the LMIA and on you being accepted as a skilled worker.|
|You have a valid work permit or authorized to work in Canada without a work permit.||You are currently working in an LMIA-exempt job, which is not under an international, federal-provincial agreement or because of significant benefit to Canadian interests.|
|An employer(not the one you are currently working for) has a LMIA and made you a valid job offer based on the same LMIA and you being accepted as a skilled worker.|
LMIAs and valid job offers
- You can’t get a LMIA (your employer must do this for you).
- Employment and Social Development Canada will only confirm valid job offers for occupations listed in skill type 0, or skill level A or B, of the NOC.
Adaptability (Maximum 10 points)
|Adaptability Factors||Points Awarded|
|Candidate’s spouse or common-law partner’s language level: Minimum CLB level 4 or higher in all four abilities (Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing)||5|
|Candidate’s Past studies:||5|
|Completed minimum of 2 years of full-time study at a secondary or post-secondary school in Canada|
|Candidate’s spouse or common-law partner’s past studies in Canada: Spouse or common-law partner completed a minimum of 2 academic years of full-time study at a secondary or post-secondary school in Canada||5|
|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||10|
|Candidate’s spouse or common-law partner’s past work in CanadaSpouse or common-law partner did a minimum of 1 year of full-time work in Canada on a valid work permit||5|
|Arranged employment in Canada||5|
|Relatives in Canada: If the candidate 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||5|
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