Ontario Immigration Points Calculator 2021
Ontario PNP Points Calculator is a tool that will help you to calculate your points by answering specific questions related to your age, language skills, work experience, etc. You can apply for Ontario PNP through 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
What is the minimum requirement for Ontario PNP Express Entry Stream?

Ontario Express Entry is an enhanced stream that will allow the Express Entry program candidates to apply for provincial nomination. With the Ontario Express entry stream, OINP can search for skilled candidates in the Express Entry pool.

Minimum requirements to apply for OINP through Human Capital Priorities Stream are as follows:

  • Must have a valid Express Entry profile.
  • A minimum score of CRS 400 points is required. It majorly depends on the provincial immigration officer to determine the minimum CRS points eligible for the provincial nomination.
  • The minimum level of work experience depending on whether you have applied for a PR Visa through FSWP or CEC.
  • Must have an ECA certificate.
  • Must get CLB level 7 or above in all four abilities: Speaking, Reading, Writing, and Listening.
  • Must show the intention to live in the province.
  • Have to show sufficient settlement funds.

As you meet all the minimum requirements, you will be given a Notification of Interest (NOI) in the latest Ontario draw to submit your application for provincial nomination. You can also check which professionals are in demand in Ontario. 

Ontario PNP Points Calculator 2021

You need to have a valid Express Entry profile to be eligible for Ontario’s Human Capital Priorities Stream. To create an express entry profile, you must score 67 out of 100 points. Following table shows how these points are awarded:

FactorsMaximum points Awarded
Language Proficiency28
Educational Qualifications25
Work Experience15
Arranged Employment10

Following Ontario PNP points system will help you to calculate your Ontario PNP points 2021:

Age Points
Age (In Years)Points Awarded
Under 180
47 or older0
Factor 1: Language Proficiency
CLB levelSpeakingListeningReadingWriting
Level 9 or higher6666
Level 85555
Level 74444
Below level 7Not eligible to apply
Factor 2: Educational Qualifications
EducationPoints Awarded
Doctoral (Ph.D.) level or equivalent25
Master�s level, or equivalent, OR an entry-to-practice professional degree, or equivalent. Occupational related to the degree must be: NOC 2011 Skill Level A, and Licensed by a provincial regulatory body23
Two or more Canadian post-secondary credentials (at least one program of at minimum 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 Awarded
Less than 1 yearIneligible
1 year9
2-3 years11
4-5 years13
6 or more years15
Factor 4: Age
Age (in Years)Points Awarded
Under 180
47 or older0
Factor 5: Arranged Employment in Canada
Applicant currently work in Canada on a temporary work permitA work permit is valid both when applying and when the visa is issued AND IRCC issued work permit based on positive LMIA AND applicant is working for the employer named on the work permit who has made a permanent job offer10
Applicant work in Canada in a job that is exempt from LMIA requirement under:
An international agreement or
A federal-provincial agreement
Work Permit is valid both when applying and when the visa is issued AND Current employer has made a permanent offer10
Applicant currently do not:
Have a work permit, or
Plan to work in Canada before getting a PR Visa
Applicant currently working in Canada and a different employer offer a permanent full-time job;
Applicant currently working in Canada that is exempt from LMIA but not under an international or federal-provincial agreement
The employer has made a permanent offer AND An employer has positive LMIA10
Factor 6: Adaptability
Adaptability factorsPoints
Arranged employment (principal applicant only)
Points under Factor 5: Arranged Employment
Candidate�s previous study in Ontario
Candidate completed at least two academic years of full-study at a secondary or post-secondary school in the province
Spouse or common-law partner�s previous study in the province
Candidate's spouse or common-law partner completed at least two academic years of full-study at a secondary or post-secondary school in Ontario
Candidate's Previous work in Ontario
Candidate must complete a minimum of one year of full-time work in the province:
In a skilled occupation Skill type 0, A or B; and
With a valid work permit or while authorized to work in Canada
Spouse or common-law partner's previous work in Ontario
The candidate's spouse or common-law partner completed one-year full-time work in the province
Relatives in Ontario
Candidate or their spouse or common-law partner, have a relative 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 you scored 67 points, you can create your profile and get submitted into the federal government’s express entry pool. After you have been submitted into the pool, your profile will be given CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) points. CRS points are given based on your credentials like work experience, language proficiency, age, etc. Following table shows how points are awarded in CRS for the Ontario immigration points system:


Core Human Capital
Factors Points awarded while applying for Canada PR Visa with a spouse or common-law partner:
FactorPoints Awarded
Educational Level140
Language Proficiency150
Work Experience in Canada70

Following are the points that are awarded if the candidate is applying without a spouse or common-law partner:

FactorPoints Awarded
Educational Level150
Language Proficiency160
Work Experience in Canada80
Spouse or Common-law Partner Factors
FactorPoints Awarded
Educational Level10
Language Proficiency20
Work Experience In Canada10
Skill Transferability Factors
EducationPoints Awarded
A post-secondary degree and with strong language proficiency in the official language50
With Canadian experience and a post-secondary degree50
Foreign Work ExperiencePoints Awarded
Foreign work experience and strong proficiency in the official language50
With Canadian experience and a post-secondary degree50
Certification of QualificationPoints Awarded
Certificate of qualification and strong proficiency in the official language50
Additional Factors
FactorsPoints Awarded
Post-secondary education in Canada30
Arranged Employment200
Provincial Nomination600
French Language Proficiency30
Siblings living in Canada15

With the total of all the above-mentioned factors, the maximum points for a candidate are 1200 points. Additional factors award the candidates, with a maximum of 600 points. The remaining 600 points are awarded to the candidates based on Core Human Capital Factors + Spouse or common-law partner Factors + Skill Transferability Factors. 



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