Express Entry draw invites 3,200 Express Entry Candidates to apply for Canadian Permanent residence

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3,200 invitations to apply are issued in the new Express Entry draw on December 11 and the minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score in this round was 472.

Canada’s main three categories are managed under the Express Entry System are:-

Candidates are ranked in the pool based on the CRS that considers 4 main factors:-

  1. Age
  2. Education
  3. Skilled work experience
  4. Proficiency in English or French

Additional CRS points are given to a Candidate if the candidate is having a job offer although it is now required to be eligible for Express Entry Invitation.

Highest ranked Candidates are invited to apply for Canada Permanent residence through Express Entry Draws from the pool. These Invitations round take place in every 2 weeks.

The time between the draws and the no of ITAs issued may effect the cut-off CRS. Larger draws often result in low CRS cut-off score, but this draw was on the smaller side and produced a slightly increase in CRS cut-off score.


Tie-break time and date is December 6, 2019, at 03:03:49 UTC in this draw that means all the candidates who submitted their profile before this date and time with min CRS score 472 will receive an ITA.

IRCC has currently issued 82,100 ITAs in 2019. This is 7,700 ITAs short of the 89,800 that were issued in 2018, that stands as the most ITAs issued in a very single year through the express Entry system.


Under Canada’s multi-year immigration levels plan, the approaching year can see the target for new permanent residents admitted through the 3 express Entry-managed immigration programs rise to 85,800, up from 81,400 this year.

The admissions target for Canada’s Provincial nominee Program, or PNP, is additionally set to increase from 61,000 to 67,800 in 2020, a little of that is managed by the express Entry system.

Nine Canadian provinces and 2 territories have what are called “enhanced” PNP streams that are connected to the express Entry system.

These streams permit them to select express Entry candidates and invite them to use for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence and plenty of have lower or maybe no CRS score requirements.

Express Entry candidates who get a provincial nomination receive an extra 600 points toward their CRS score and are effectively secured an ITA.

The past two weeks have seen increased nomination streams in Alberta, saskatchewan, Manitoba, british columbia and nova Scotia issue invites to express Entry candidates.

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