Canada caps off the year with 107,350 invitations issued to Express Entry candidates.
Canada has invited 107, 350 invitations from Express Entry draw.
The Express Entry cut-off score dipped slightly from the previous draw on December 23.
There were 5,000 invitations issued to Express Entry candidates with a CRS score of 468.
With the latest draw, the cut-off score requirement is slightly lower than the previous draw on December, 9 with the CRS score of 469.
The total number of invitations to apply stands up to 107,350, the highest number of invitations.
There has been a consistent increase in the number of invitations issued since September 2. The latest draw of December 23 was the fourth invitation round to issue 5000 ITAs for Canada PR.
The IRCC conducted specific draws for programs due to the COVID-19. The Government of Canada has taken steps to oversee the program draws and selection for skilled workers for permanent residency.
Express Entry Program is Canada`s main immigrant pathway and, it has three streams- Skilled Worker Program, the Skilled Trades Program, and the Canadian Experience Class.
Express Entry and Provincial Nominee Program candidates are given a scoreboard based on CRS, such as age, language ability, work experience, and educational qualifications.
Candidates with the highest score receive an ITA, which they can apply for permanent residence.
Express Entry has invited the highest number of invitations along with PNP, which is aligned with the Express Entry System.
Recently, Express Entry draws which are linked with provincial nominee streams, have been active in recent weeks. Provinces such as Ontario, Nova Scotia, Manitoba, Prince Edward Island, British Columbia, and Saskatchewan have been active in the last weeks.
Candidates who have a profile in the Express entry with a provincial nomination receive an additional 600 CRS score.
The additional 600 CRS score is a benefit to those candidates, who has a with low CRS score, have yet to make it for the next draw.
Who is invited to Canada?
- Neel is 29 years old, who has never lived or worked in Canada. He holds a bachelor’s degree and is working as a graphic designer for three years. He has also advanced in the language, French. He has his brother living in Canada and, his CRS score of 471 is high enough to obtain an ITA from the latest Express draw.
- Talia is 29 years old. He holds a master’s degree and is presently working as a management consultant for four years. He gave his IELTS exam and scored 8 in listening, 7.5 in speaking, and 7 in reading and writing. His CRS score is 472 for the December 23 Express Entry draw.