CRS Score Calculator (Comprehensive Ranking System)

Are you scrutinizing the most appropriate way to reach Canada? Are you looking for the programs in which your profile can be selected? If the answer to any of the questions is yes, then you have reached the correct page. Even if you are just passing by, CRS Calculator will give you the insight into the points system which might help you to figure out a way to reach Canada in the most welcoming way!!

So, what is CRS? This is the most common term used in Canada Immigration process, yet it creates the most complications in the minds of the people looking to immigrate to Canada. The Permanent Residency aspirants for Canada look for the ways to crack the points system and compete to go higher in the ranking system set by Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).

CRS stands for Comprehensive Ranking System is a tool utilized by IRCC to rank profiles against each other in the Express Entry Pool. This points-based system uses factors like one’s age, work experience, education, language ability, and ties to Canada to provide immigration aspirants a CRS score. The Canadian Government holds the Express Entry draw to issue Invitation-to-Apply (ITA) to aspirants who rank higher in the CRS pool.

CRS Calculator: The Core Components

The CRS calculator has been modelled by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) to rank the most suitable candidates and give them the Permanent Residency rights. It is the unique tool to evaluate the immigration aspirants. The key factors used in CRS calculator is as follows:

1. Educational Qualifications
2. Age
3. Work Experience
4. Language Proficiency
5. Adaptability
6. Employment Potential
7. Skills

The most chosen program is the Federal Skilled Workers Program in which the aspirant needs to yield a minimum of 67 points in the Express Entry Points Calculator to be able to stand a chance get Permanent Residency in Canada.

DO-IT-YOURSELF (DIY) CRS POINTS CALCULATOR

We hereby provide you Do It Yourself (DIY) CRS point’s calculator which gives you a fair idea on whether you qualify to apply for the FSWP program. Canada’s Immigration has lots of Provincial Nominee Programs also in which the qualification criteria is pretty less. For aspirants who have managed to get the Canadian PR through Federal Skilled Workers Program, stand to gain many benefits and prominent among them is the freedom to choose their own province.

This DIY CRS Points Calculator is very easy to use, select the right option pertaining to you in the core component and click on submit button. The DIY calculator will give you the total points achieved as per your current profile. The DIY calculator will also enlist the Express Entry Programs or the Provinces where your profile can be selected. You can also call our helpline number to get more clarifications on the profile suitability across all provinces of Canada.

Education (Maximum 25 Points)

  • University Degree at Doctoral (PhD) level or equal
  • University Degree at the Master’s level or equal
  • University Degree at the Bachelors level or equal
  • Canadian high school diploma, or equal
  • 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
  • Two or more Canadian post-secondary degrees or diplomas or equal (at least one must be for a program of at least three years)
  • English Skills(Maximum 24 Point)

    Reading

     8
     7
     6.5
     6

    Writing

     7.5
     7
     6.5
     6

    Listening

     8.5
     8
     7.5
     6

    Speaking

     7.5
     7
     6.5
     6

    Score:

    0

    Experience(Maximum 15 Points)

    Score: Not Met

    Age(Maximum 12 Points)

    Score: Not Met

    Adaptability(Maximum 10 Points)

      Your spouse has bachelors/masters qualification
      Blood Relatives in Canada
    Score: Not Met
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    Calculate Result

    Fill up the above form to get accurate results on your qualification on Federal Skilled Workers Program. This CRS calculator will help to know the gaps required to be filled in order for you to successfully apply to any Canadian Immigration programs. You can call at the given helpline number to speak to an expert on Canadian Immigration programs

    CRS-Comprehensive Ranking System and its components

    The Express Entry Program is the most popular immigration program and uses the point based system in electronic form to select the deserving candidates. It is also known as the Comprehensive Ranking System and CRS Calculator is used by Citizenship and Immigration Council (CIC) to find the most appropriate candidates to stay and employment in Canada.

    CRS Points Calculator and how it works?

    Comprehensive Ranking System employs a unique tool of CRS calculator and has various components to ascertain the eligibility of the candidates for awarding the Invitation to apply for Permanent Residency in Canada. Let’s take a look at the various components:

    1. Core Human Capital Factors – Maximum 460 points.
    2. Accompanying spouse or common-in-law partner factors – Maximum 40 points.
    3. A valid job offer – Maximum 200 points
    4. Provincial Nomination or arranged employment or valid job offer from a Canadian employer – Maximum 600 points.

    From the components listed above you can roughly ascertain your points out of 1200 points included in the Comprehensive Ranking System. IRCC regularly comes out with current scores through draws stating the minimum CRS points required by the candidate to qualify for the Invitation to Apply.

    New criteria has been added under the CRS system in the year 2017, which is

    Summary of maximum points per factor for Express Entry candidates

    A. Core / human capital factors

     Factors Points per factor - With a spouse or common-law partner Points per factor - Without a spouse or common-law partner
    Age  100  110
    Level of education   140  150
    Official languages proficiency   150  160
    Canadian work experience  70  80

    B. Spouse or common-law partner factors

     Factors

     Points per factor

    (Maximum 40 points)

    Level of education  10
    Official language proficiency  20
    Canadian Work Experience   10

    A. Core/human capital + B. Spouse or common-law partner factors = Maximum 500 points (with OR without a spouse or common-law partner)


    C. Skill Transferability factors (Maximum 100 points)

     Education

     Points per factor

    (Maximum 50 points)

    With good/strong official languages proficiency and a post-secondary degree  50
    With Canadian work experience and a post-secondary degree  50

    Foreign work experience

    Points per factor

    (Maximum 50 points)

    With good/strong official languages proficiency (Canadian Language Benchmark [CLB] level 7 or higher) and foreign work experience  50
    With Canadian work experience and foreign work experience  50

     Certificate of qualification (for people in trade occupations)

    Points per factor

    (Maximum 50 points)

    With good/strong official languages proficiency and a certificate of qualification  50

    A. Core/human capital + B. Spouse or common-law partner + C. Transferability factors = Maximum 600 points

    D. Additional points (Maximum 600 points)

     Factor  Maximum points per factor
    Brother or sister living in Canada (citizen or permanent resident)  15
    French language skills  50
    Post-secondary education in Canada  30
    Arranged employment  200
    PN nomination  600

    A. Core/human capital + B. Spouse or common-law partner factors + C. Transferability factors + D. Additional points = Grand total – Maximum 1,200 points

    Points breakdown, section by section

    CRS – A. Core / human capital factors

    ➤ With a spouse or common-law partner: Maximum 460 points total for all factors.

    ➤ Without a spouse or common-law partner: Maximum 500 points total for all factors.

     Age

     With a spouse or common-law partner

    (Maximum 100 points)

     Without a spouse or common-law partner

    (Maximum 110 points)

    17 years of age or less  0  0
    18 years of age  90  99
    19 years of age  95  105
    20 to 29 years of age  100  110
     30 years of age  95  105
    31 years of age  90  99
    32 years of age  85  94
    33 years of age  80  88
    34 years of age  75  83
    35 years of age  70  77
    36 years of age  65  72
    37 years of age  60  66
    37 years of age  60  66
    38 years of age  50  61
    39 years of age  50  55
    40 years of age  45  50
    41 years of age  35  39
    42 years of age  25  28
    43 years of age  15  17
    44 years of age  05  06
    45 years of age or more  5  6

     Level of Education

    With a spouse or common-law partner

    (Maximum 140 points)

    Without a spouse or common-law partner

    (Maximum 140 points)

    Less than secondary school (high school) 00   00
    Secondary diploma (high school graduation)  28  30
    One-year degree, diploma, or certificate from  a university, college, trade or technical school, or another institute  84  90
    Two-year program at a university, college, trade or technical school, or other institute  91  
    Bachelor's degree OR  a three or more year program at a university, college, trade or technical school, or other institute  112  120
    Two or more certificates, diplomas, or degrees. One must be for a program of three or more years  119  128
    Master's degree, OR professional degree needed to practice in a licensed profession (For “professional degree,” the degree program must have been in medicine, veterinary medicine, dentistry, optometry, law, chiropractic medicine, or pharmacy.)  126  135
    Doctoral level university degree (Ph.D.)  140  150

    Official languages proficiency - first official language

    Maximum points for each ability (reading, writing, speaking and listening):

    ➤ 32 with a spouse or common-law partner

    ➤ 34 without a spouse or common-law partner

     Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) level per ability

    With a spouse or common-law partner

    (Maximum 128 points)

    Without a spouse or common-law partner

    (Maximum 136 points)

    Less than CLB 4  00  00
    CLB 4 or 5  06  06
    CLB 6  08  09
    CLB 7  16  17
    CLB 8  22  23
    CLB 9  29  31
    CLB 10 or more  32  34

    Official languages proficiency - second official language

    Maximum points for each ability (reading, writing, speaking and listening):

    ➤ 6 with a spouse or common-law partner (up to a combined maximum of 22 points)

    ➤ 6 without a spouse or common-law partner (up to a combined maximum of 24 points)

    Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) level per ability

    With a spouse or common-law partner

    (Maximum 22 points)

    Without a spouse or common-law partner

    (Maximum 24 points)

     

    CLB 4 or less  00  00
    CLB 5 or 6  01  01
    CLB 7 or 8  03  03
    CLB 9 or more  06  06

    Canadian work experience

    With a spouse or common-law partner

    (Maximum 70 points)

    Without a spouse or common-law partner

    (Maximum 80 points)

    None or less than a year  00  00
    1 year  35  40
    2 years  46  53
    3 years  56  64
    4 years  63  72
    5 years or more  70  80

    Subtotal: A. Core / human capital factors

    ➤ With a spouse or common-law partner – Maximum 460 points

    ➤ Without a spouse or common-law partner – Maximum 500 points

    CRS – B. Spouse or common-law partner factors (if applicable)

     Spouse’s or common-law partner’s level of education With spouse or common-law partner (Maximum 10 points) Without spouse or common-law partner (Does not apply)
    Less than secondary school (high school)  00  N/A
    Secondary school (high school graduation)  02  N/A
    One-year program at a university, college, trade or technical school, or other institute  06  N/A
    Two-year program at a university, college, trade or technical in school, or other institute  07  
    Bachelor's degree OR  a three or more year program at a university, college, trade or technical school, or other institute  08  N/A
    Two or more certificates, diplomas, or degrees. One must be for a program of three or more years  09  N/A
    Master's degree, or professional degree needed to practice in a licensed profession (For “professional degree”, the degree program must have been in: medicine, veterinary medicine, dentistry, optometry, law, chiropractic medicine, or pharmacy.)  10  N/A
    Doctoral level university degree (PhD)  10  N/A

    Note: (n/a) means that this factor does not apply in this case.

    Spouse's or common-law partner's official languages proficiency - first official language
    Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) level per ability (reading, writing, speaking and listening ) Maximum 20 points for section Maximum 5 points per ability  Without spouse or common-law partner (Does not apply)
    CLB 4 or less  0  N/A
    CLB 5 or 6  01  N/A
    CLB 7 or 8  03  N/A
    CLB 9 or more  05  N/A

    Note: (n/a) means that this factor does not apply in this case.

    Spouse's Canadian work experience Maximum 10 points Without spouse or common-law partner (Does not apply) 
    None or less than a year  00  N/A
    1 year  05  N/A
    2 years  07  N/A
    3 years  08  N/A
    4 years  09  N/A
    5 years or more  10  N/A

    Note: (n/a) means that this factor does not apply in this case.

    Subtotal : A. Core / human capital + B. Spouse or common-law partner factors = Maximum 500 points

    CRS – C. Skill transferability factors (Maximum 100 points for this section)

    Education

    With good official language proficiency (Canadian Language Benchmark Level [CLB] 7 or higher) and a post-secondary degree Points for CLB 7 or more on all first official language abilities, with one or more under CLB 9 (Maximum 25 points) Points for CLB 9 or more on all four first official language abilities (Maximum 50 points)
    Secondary school (high school) credential or less  0  0
    Post-secondary program credential of one year or longer  13  25
    Two or more post-secondary program credentials AND at least one of these credentials was issued on completion of a post-secondary program of three years or longer  25  50
    A university-level credential at the master’s level or at the level of an entry-to-practice professional degree for an occupation listed in the National Occupational Classification matrix at Skill Level A for which licensing by a provincial regulatory body is required  25  50
    A university-level credential at the doctoral level  25  50

    Foreign work experience – With good official language proficiency (Canadian Language Benchmark Level [CLB] 7 or higher)

     Years of experience Points for foreign work experience + CLB 7 or more on all first official language abilities, one or more under 9 (Maximum 25 points) Points for foreign work experience + CLB 9 or more on all four first official language abilities (Maximum 50 points)
    No foreign work experience  00  00
    1 or 2 years of foreign work experience  13  25
    3 years or more of foreign work experience  25  50

    Foreign work experience – With Canadian work experience

     Years of experience  Points for foreign work experience + 1 year of Canadian work experience (Maximum 25 points) Points for foreign work experience + 2 years or more of Canadian work experience (Maximum 50 points) 
    No foreign work experience  00  00
    1 or 2 years of foreign work experience  13  25
    3 years or more of foreign work experience  25  50

    Certificate of qualification (trade occupations) – With good official language proficiency (Canadian Language Benchmark Level [CLB] 5 or higher) Points for certificate of qualification + CLB 5 or more on all first official language abilities, one or more under 7 (Maximum 25 points)   Points for certificate of qualification + CLB 7 or more on all four first official language abilities (Maximum 50 points)
    With a certificate of qualification  25  50

    Subtotal: A. Core / human capital + B. Spouse or common-law partner + C. Skill transferability factors - Maximum 600 points

    CRS – D. Additional points (Maximum 600 points)

     Additional points  Maximum 600 points
    Brother or sister living in Canada who is a citizen or permanent resident of Canada  15
    Scored NCLC 7 or higher on all four French language skills and scored CLB 4 or lower in English (or didn’t take an English test)  25
    Scored NCLC 7 or higher on all four French language skills and scored CLB 5 or higher on all four English skills  50
    Post-secondary education in Canada - credential of one or two years  15
    Post-secondary education in Canada - credential three years or longer  30
    Arranged employment - NOC 00  200
    Arranged employment – any other NOC 0, A or B  50
    Provincial or territorial nomination  600

    Subtotal: D. Additional points – Maximum 600 points Grand total: A. Core / human capital + B. Spouse or common-law partner + C. Skill transferability factors + D. Additional points = Maximum 1,200 points