FGSVS – Points Grid

FGSVS Points Grid

The FGSVS Points Grid assess an applicant’s overall score as per their Expression of Interest (EOI) profile. All applicants get points as per the information they provide. As per the highest score, an applicant will get an invitation to submit a business application to the AINP FGSVP.

Human Capital Factors

Language Proficiency – Max 30 Points

First Official Language
Language Level (in all 4 skill areas such as listening, speaking, reading, and writing.) Points
CLB 7 10
CLB 8 20
CLB 9 or higher 30

 

Education Level (Outside Canada) – Max 35 Points

Bachelor’s Degree 05
Master’s Degree 10
PhD 15
Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. 10
Degree In Business 10

 

Business Management, Ownership or work experience with Business Incubator or Accelerator – Max 35 Points

Minimum of 6 months experience 05
6+ to less than 1-year experience 10
1 – 2 years experience 15
2+ years of experience 20
An applicant with work experience in Business Ownership 15

 

Business Factors

Business Plan – Max 40 Points

A Business Plan including all investment and revenue details. 40 (Max)

 

Investment (Before coming to Alberta) – Max 25 Points

In Urban Centre
Minimum of $100,000 05
$100,001 to $150,000 11
$150,001 to $200,000 18
Above $200,000 25
Or, In Regional area
Minimum $50,000 05
$50,001 to $100,000 11
$100,001 to $150,000 18
Above $150,000 25

 

Investment (Proposed after launch of Start-Up) – Max 20 Points

In Urban Centre
$100,000 to $150,000 5
$150,001 to $200,000 10
$200,001 to $250,000 15
Over $250,000 20
In Regional Area
$50,000 to $100,000 5
$100,001 to $150,000 10
$200,001 to $250,000 15
Over $200,000 20

 

Job Creation – Max 15 Points
1 job 5
2 jobs 10
3 jobs or more 15

 

Note

  1. Max points that can be obtained in the FGSVS Points Grid is 200.
  2. Urban Centre refers to Edmonton and Calgary Census Metropolitan Areas (CMAs).
  3. Regional area refers to communities outside the Edmonton and Calgary CMAs Urban centre.