Those selection factors are listed below. Click each factor to learn more information:
Federal Skilled Worker – Selection Factors
Federal Skilled Worker applicants must also reach a total of at least 67 points based on Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s selection factors.
Under this factor, you can be awarded up to 15 points for certain paid, skilled work experience that you have acquired in the last 10 years, but you must attain at least a score of nine points in order to qualify.
Note: the Canadian government recognizes that the points awarded under the skilled worker selection system do not always accurately reflect an applicant’s chances of successfully establishing themselves in Canada. As a result, Citizenship and Immigration Canada Officers are authorized to use an alternate method of assessing an application. Under the concept of “substituted evaluation“, a Visa Officer may make their own evaluation for the likelihood of the applicant becoming economically established in Canada. This method allows the Visa Officer to accept or refuse the applicant no matter how many points the applicant has achieved.