Maximum 28 points
It is essential that you can speak one or both of Canada’s main languages – English and French. Your ability will be assessed via:
Maximum 25 points
For immigration, if you have studied at a foreign institution, you will require an Educational Credential Assessment (ECA). This must be from a designated organisation, demonstrating that your educational qualifications equate to a completed certificate, diploma or degree from a Canadian secondary (high school) and post-secondary institution.
When you apply, you must include your foreign credential and Educational Credential Assessment report.
If you went to school in Canada, you will have received a certificate, diploma or degree from a Canadian secondary institution (high school) and/or post-secondary institution.
When you apply, you must include your Canadian credential.
Maximum 15 points
You will earn points for the number of years you have undertaken full-time, paid work (a minimum of 30 hours per week, or an equal number of part-time (15 years per week for 24 months) at skill type 0, or skill levels A or B of the 2016 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC).
You will need to identify the NOC code for each job that you wish to apply for in your Express Entry profile.
Maximum 12 points
You will earn points based on your age on the day we receive your application.
Maximum 10 points
You will earn points if you have received a job offer of at least 1 year from a Canadian employer. The job offer must have been received prior to your application as a Federal Skilled Worker. A valid job offer must be for continuous full-time, paid work (minimum of 30 hours per week) and in an occupation listed as Skill Type 0, A or B of the NOC. It can not be seasonal work.
Maximum 10 points
You and your spouse, or common on-law partner, can earn points by demonstrating your ability to adapt to settling in Canada. These are based on
Once you have completed your application, a final score will be calculated based on the necessary criteria and your eligibility.