Canada employs one of the most advanced and successfully implemented immigration systems in the world. Using a points-based system candidates are sorted and classified for potential selection for immigration to Canada.
So how would you score?
Points with a partner / Points without a partner
Age 100 - 110
Level of education 140 - 150
Official languages proficiency 150 - 160
Canadian work experience 70 - 80
Partner on same applicant
Level of education 10
Official language proficiency 20
Canadian Work Experience 10
Skill Transferability factors (Maximum 100 points)
Education Points per factor
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
Strong official languages proficiency in foreign work experience 50
With Canadian work experience and foreign work experience 50
Certificate of qualification Points per factor
Strong official languages proficiency and a certificate of qualification 50
A maximum of 600 points can be awarded for the above.
Additional points may also be awarded
Factor Maximum points per factor
Brother or sister living in Canada (citizen or permanent resident) 15
French language skills 30
Post-secondary education in Canada 30
Arranged employment 200
PN nomination 600
This breakdown only provides a guideline of the points you might expect to receive. Each applicant’s case is unique and you and your partner may be entitled to even further additional points so it is best to consult an informed and experienced Canada immigration consultant as soon as you decide to investigate immigrating to Canada.