Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) Points Calculation Table

Candidates needs to score minimum 67 points out of 100 as per the below points table, apart from meeting the other program requirements, in order to meet the basic eligibility criteria for the Federal Skilled Worker program (FSWP) and submit their profiles in the Express Entry pool.

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FSWP POINTS TABLE

Factor Maximum Points (Total 100)
Education 25
Language Proficiency 28
Age 12
Work Experience 15
Arranged Employment 10
Adaptability 10
Minimum Pass Score 67 out of 100

FACTOR 1: EDUCATION

Level of Education Points
Doctoral (PhD) level 25
Master's level 23
Two or more post-secondary certificates/diplomas or degrees - at least one must be a program for 3 years or more 22
Post-secondary degree or diploma - 3 years or longer 21
Post-secondary program for 2 years 19
Secondary school (10+2) 5
Maximum 25

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FACTOR 2: LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY

To qualify you must get a minimum level of CLB 7 or NCLC 7 for the First Official Language in all 4 modules. 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.
Language Test Accepted for English: IELTS and CELPIP
Language Test Accepted for French: TEF Canada: Test d’évaluation de français & TCF Canada: Test de connaissance du français

Points Per Ability

First Official Language (Max 24 points) Speaking Listening Reading Writing
CLB 9 or higher 6 6 6 6
CLB 8 5 5 5 5
CLB 7 4 4 4 4
Below CLB level 7 Not eligible to apply

Second official language (Max 4 points)

Second official language Points
At least CLB 5 in all of the 4 abilities 4 points
CLB 4 or less in any of the 4 abilities 0 points

FACTOR 3: AGE

Age Points
Under 18 0
18-35 12
36 11
37 10
38 9
39 8
40 7
41 6
42 5
43 4
44 3
45 2
46 1
47 and older 0
Maximum 12

FACTOR 4: WORK EXPERIENCE

Experience Points
6 or more years 15
4-5 years 13
2-3 years 11
1 year 9
Maximum 15

FACTOR 5: ARRANGED EMPLOYMENT (Maximum 10 Points)

You can get 10 points if you have a valid job offer for at least 1 year from a Canadian employer.
A valid job offer must be full time (min 30 hrs/week), paid, continuous in noc 0, A or B.
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FACTOR 6: ADAPTABILITY

Adaptability Maximum Points
Your past work in Canada
You did at least one year of full-time work in Canada (NOC Skill Type 0, A or B), with a valid work permit or while authorized to work in Canada.
10
Your spouse or partner's past work in Canada
Your spouse or common-law partner did at least one year of full-time work in Canada on a valid work permit or while authorized to work in Canada.
5
Your past study in Canada
You finished at least two academic years of full-time study (15 hrs classes/week) in a program at least two years long at a secondary or post-secondary school in Canada, and stayed in good academic standing during that time.
5
Your spouse or partner's past study in Canada
Your spouse or common-law partner finished at least two academic years of full-time (15 hrs classes/week) study in a program at least two years long at a secondary or post-secondary school in Canada, and stayed in good academic standing during that time.
5
Arranged Employment in Canada
You earned points under Factor 5: Arranged Employment
5
Your spouse or partner's language level
Your spouse or common-law partner has a language level in either English or French at CLB 4 level or higher in all four language abilities (IELTS Listening 4.0, Reading 4.5, Writing 3.5, Speaking 4.0)
5
Relatives in Canada
You, or your spouse or common-law partner, have a relative who is living in Canada AND 18 years or older AND a Canadian citizen or permanent resident. The relative can be a:
  • parent,
  • grandparent,
  • child,
  • grandchild,
  • your or your spouse’s sibling (child of your or your spouse’s parent)
  • your or your spouse’s aunt or uncle (by blood or marriage)
  • your or your spouse’s niece or nephew (grandchild of your or your spouse’s parent)
5
Maximum 5

How to calculate your Comprehensive Ranking Score (CRS)

Candidates who meet the basic eligibility criteria for the Federal Skilled Worker program (FSWP) can submit their profiles in the Express Entry pool, where they are ranked amongst the other applicants in the pool and are given a ranking which is known as Comprehensive Ranking Score (CRS).

Please CLICK HERE to refer to the points table to calculate your Comprehensive Ranking Score (CRS)

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