Applications from interested candidates are assessed using a points system. The pass mark for the self-employed persons program is 35 points out of 100. 

Selection FactorsPoints
ExperienceMaximum 35 points
AgeMaximum 10 points
Education Maximum 25 points
Language Proficiency in English or FrenchMaximum 24 points
AdaptabilityMaximum 6 points
TotalMaximum 100 points
Pass Mark35 points