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 Applicant Points (12 max)
18 to 35 12 points
36 11 points
37 10 points
38 9 points
39 8 points
40 7 points
41 6 points
42 5 points
43 4 points
44 3 points
45 2 points
46 1 points
47 and over 0 points

Learn more about the next selection factor: Federal Skilled Worker Arranged Employment.

See the complete list of all six selection factors for the Federal Skilled Worker Program.

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