IRCC assesses your eligibility for the Federal Skilled Worker Program through Six Selection factors: Age, Education, Language, Work Experience, Arranged Employment and Adaptability. Points are awarded out of 100; one must get at least 67 points to qualify for this program. You can check your Federal Skilled Worker Program score using our FSW Points Calculator. If a candidate scores less than 67 points out of 100, they cannot apply for Canadian permanent residency under the Federal Skilled Worker Program. This FSW Calculator will help you understand the factors you need to improve to qualify for this program.
First official language (Maximum 24 points)
Second official language (Maximum 4 points)
Education (Maximum 25 Points):
Experience (Maximum 15 Points):
Age (Maximum 12 Points):
Adaptability (Maximum 10 Points):
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Your spouse or common-law partner has a language level in either English or French at CLB 4 level or higher in all 4 language abilities (speaking, listening, reading and writing). To get these points, you must submit your spouse or common-law partner’s test results from an approved agency when you apply. The language tests are valid for 2 years after the date of the test result. They must be valid on the day you apply for permanent residence.
Your past studies in Canada
You completed at least 2 academic years of full-time study (in a program at least 2 years long) at a secondary or post-secondary school in Canada. Full-time study means at least 15 hours of classes per week. You must have stayed in good academic standing (as set out by the school) during that time.
Your spouse or partner’s past study in Canada
Your spouse or common-law partner completed at least 2 academic years of full-time study (in a program at least 2 years long) at a secondary or post-secondary school in Canada. Full-time study means at least 15 hours of classes per week, and your spouse or partner must have stayed in good academic standing (as set out by the school) during that time.
Your past work in Canada
You did at least 1 year of full-time work in Canada:
- In a job listed in Skill Type 0 or Skill Levels A or B of the National Occupational Classification (NOC).
- And, with a valid work permit, or while authorized to work in Canada.
Your spouse or partner did at least 1 year of full-time work in Canada on a valid work permit or while authorized to work in Canada.
Arranged Employment in Canada
You earned points for having arranged employment.
Relatives in Canada
You, or your spouse or common-law partner, have a relative who is:living in Canada 18 years or older and a Canadian citizen or permanent resident This relative must 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)
Arranged Employment in Canada (Maximum 10 Points):
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