Age Factor Under the Federal Skilled Worker Program

Last updated: 8 November 2021

The age factor is one of the six factors for which points are awarded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) Officers in determining whether a Skilled Worker applicant will be accepted or refused.

Up to 12 points will be awarded under the age factor on the following basis:

Age of ApplicantPoints (12 max)
18 to 3512 points
3611 points
3710 points
389 points
398 points
407 points
416 points
425 points
434 points
443 points
452 points
461 points
47 and over0 points

Learn more about the FSWP's selection factors

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