What is a CRS Score?

The CRS is a points-based system that the Canadian government uses to assess and score your profile and rank it in the Express Entry pool. This CRS Calculator will determine and calculate your CRS score based on the answers you provide. The CRS calculator will estimate your CRS score which will determine if you are eligible for Canadian Permanent Residency through the Express Entry Program. This Express Entry Calculator tool lets you estimate your Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score for Express Entry immigration to Canada.

How CRS Score is Used in Canadian Immigration

The Comprehensive Ranking System Score is used in every Express Entry draw. The Express Entry is split into several categories but all three categories use the CRS to rank candidates to determine which ones they should invite.

The Federal Skilled Worker Program is conditioned for professionals and skilled workers around the world who want to immigrate to Canada. The Express Entry draws have Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSW) draws typically every two weeks and usually have the lower minimum CRS score requirement.

Federal Express Entry Draws

The Federal Skilled Worker Program is conditioned for professionals and skilled workers around the world who want to immigrate to Canada. The Express Entry draws have Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSW) draws typically every two weeks and usually have the lower minimum CRS score requirement.
If a province or territory nominates you through an Express Entry stream, it will be listed on your nomination certificate. You can confirm this with the province or territory. If you apply through a PNP you can earn up to an extra 600 CRS points which is why PNP draws the minimum CRS score is typically much higher than other programs.

Provincial Nominee Program

If a province or territory nominates you through an Express Entry stream, it will be listed on your nomination certificate. You can confirm this with the province or territory. If you apply through a PNP you can earn up to an extra 600 CRS points which is why PNP draws the minimum CRS score is typically much higher than other programs.
The Canadian Experience Class (CEC) is an immigration program that allows individuals who have worked in Canada for at least one year to immigrate permanently. CEC is a part of Canada’s Express Entry immigration system. The Express Entry program often has draws for CEC Candidates and the average CRS score can range vastly.

Canadian Experience Class

The Canadian Experience Class (CEC) is an immigration program that allows individuals who have worked in Canada for at least one year to immigrate permanently. CEC is a part of Canada’s Express Entry immigration system. The Express Entry program often has draws for CEC Candidates and the average CRS score can range vastly.

Learn How to Improve your CRS Score

If you want to improve your CRS score to get picked for an Express Entry draw there are several ways you can! Improving your CRS score is the best way to increase your chances at getting an invitation. Learn about our top 8 steps on increasing your CRS score.

How Points for CRS Score are Calculated 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)

Related Information on CRS Score and Express Entry

  • All About Canada’s Express Entry Program
  • 10 Myths and Misconceptions of the Express Entry Program
  • How to Improve your CRS score
  • Express Entry Step-by-Step Guide
  • Latest Express Entry Draw

 

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