Ontario PNP Points Calculator

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Ontario PNP Points Calculator

Ontario PNP points calculator is a tool that can help, immigrants who aspires to immigrate to Ontario, to check their eligibility for Ontario Provincial nominee program.

The factors based on which scores are given include age, work experience, language abilities, educational qualifications, etcetera and few more. Ontario offers various options through which a candidate can apply for Ontario PNP under the following immigration categories:

Ontario Express Entry

  • Human Capital Priorities Stream
  • French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream

General Category

  • Foreign Skilled Worker with a Job Offer Stream

International Student Category

  • International Student with a Job-offer Stream
  • International Student Masters Graduate Stream
  • International Student Ph.D. Graduate Stream

Business Category

  • Entrepreneur Stream
  • Corporate Stream
  • Investors Stream

How do points get calculated in the Ontario PNP points calculator?

The candidates should have a valid Express Entry profile to be qualified for Ontario’s Human Capital Priorities Stream. To build an Express Entry Profile, the candidate should score a minimum of 67 scores out of 100 points.

Following is the list that indicates how points get calculated in the Ontario PNP points calculator:

FactorsMaximum Points
Language Proficiency28
Educational Qualifications25
Work Experience15
Arranged Employment10

Factor 1: Language Proficiency

CLB levelSpeakingListeningReadingWriting
Level 9 or higher6666
Level 85555
Level 74444
Below level 7Not Eligible    

Factor 2: Educational Qualifications

Education Points
Doctoral (Ph.D.) level or equivalent25
Masters level, or equivalent, OR an entry-to-practice professional degree, or equivalent. Occupations related to the degree must be: NOC 2011 Skill Level A and Licensed by a provincial regulatory body25
Two or more Canadian post-secondary credentials (minimum one program of at least three years), or equivalent22
Canadian post-secondary credential for a program of three years or longer, or equivalent21
Two-year Canadian post-secondary credential, or equivalent19
One–year Canadian post-secondary credential, or equivalent15
Canadian high school diploma, or equivalent5

Factor 3: Work Experience

Duration of Work ExperiencePoints
Less than 1-yearIneligible
1 year9
2-3 years11
4-5 years13
6 or more years15

Factor 4: Age

Age (in years) Points
Under 180
47 or Older0

Factor 5: Arranged Employment in Canada

Candidate presently work in Canada on a temporary work permitA work permit get considered as valid at both time while applying and when the visa get issued and IRCC issues work permit based on LMIA and the candidate works for the employer named on the work permit and who has offered a permanent job offer 210
Candidates who work in Canada in an occupation exempted from LMIA requirement under an international agreement or a federal-provincial agreementWork permit get considered as valid both when the visa gets issued and the present employer has given a permanent offer10
Candidates presently do not have a work permit or intention of working in Canada before achieving a PR visaThe employer has given a permanent offer and the employer has positive LMIA10

Factor 6: Adaptability

Adaptability FactorsPoints
Arranged Employment (Main applicant only)
Points mentioned under factor 5: (Arranged employment)
Candidate’s past study in Ontario
Candidate finished minimum two academic years of full study at a secondary or post-secondary school in the province
Spouse or common-law partners’ past study in the province
Applicant’s spouse or common-law partners finished a minimum of two years of full study at a secondary or post-secondary school in Ontario
Candidate’s past work in Ontario
Candidate should finish at least one year of full-time work in the province:
In a skilled occupation Skill type 0, A, or B With a valid work permit or during certified to work in Canada
Spouse or common-law partner’s past work experience in Ontario
The applicant’s spouse or common-law partner has completed one-year full-time work in the province.
Relative/Family in Ontario
Applicants or their spouse or common-law partner, have a relative, or family who is a Canadian citizen or permanent resident in Ontario and is 18 years or older
Spouse or common-law partner’s language proficiency
Minimum CLB level 4 or higher in all four categories (Reading, Speaking, Listening, and Writing)

After a candidate scores 67 points, their file can be created and hence submitted to the federal government’s Express Entry pool. After submission  into the pool, they will be awarded Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points. CRS points are given to the candidates based on factors such as experience, language proficiency, age, etcetera.

The following table explains how many points get to be awarded in the CRS for the Ontario Immigration points system:
Education Level140
Language Proficiency150
Work Experience in Canada70

Following are the scores that a candidate receives if applying without a spouse or common-law partner:

Education Level150
Language Proficiency160
Work Experience in Canada80

Spouse or Common-law Partner Factors

Factors Points
Education Level10
Language Proficiency20
Work Experience in Canada10

Skill Transferability Factors

EducationPoints granted
A post-secondary degree and competent level of proficiency in the official language              50
With Canadian experience and a post-secondary degree 
Foreign Work ExperiencePoints granted
Foreign work experience and competent proficiency in the official language50
With Canadian experience and a post-secondary degree50
Certification of QualificationPoints Awarded
Certification of qualification and competent proficiency in the official language50

Additional Factors

Factors Points
Post-secondary education in Canada30
Arranged Employment200
Provincial Nomination600
French Language Proficiency30
Siblings living in Canada15

The maximum points granted to the candidates for all the above-mentioned factors are 1200 points in total. The candidates can earn an additional 600 points in other factors.

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