Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) held a new Canada Express Entry draws on June 08. The federal department issued 932 invitations to provincial nominees to apply for Canada PR in the Express Entry latest draws.
The draw size in the latest Express Entry draws is the second largest since March. The lowest-ranked candidate had a score of 796 points and a tie-breaking rule was also applied in this Express Entry latest draws.
IRCC applies the tie-break rule to avoid disputes in the rankings under the express entry system. This is particularly helpful in cases where two or more candidates end up with the same CRS score.
|OVERVIEW OF EXPRESS ENTRY LATEST DRAWS #224|
|Record-breaking Draw Size||932 invitations to apply for Canada PR.|
|Rank Required to be Invited to Apply||932nd or above|
|Higher Express Entry Cut-off||The minimum CRS score required was 796.
Automatic addition of 600 points to their base human capital score, candidates effectively required only 196 points to qualify.
|Tie-break rule applied||PNP-linked Express Entry profiles submitted before October 10, 2021, at 17:13:17 UTC were considered.|
The Express Entry latest draws target domestic temporary workers or skilled workers in the federal pool who already received provincial nominations.
Anybody with work experience in popular in-demand occupations like Health, Business, Finance, Sales, or Engineering/IT has a good chance of qualifying for Canda PR.
Will Express Entry CRS Score Go Down?
As of June 6, 2022, the number of candidates in the Express Entry pool is most with CRS ranging between 351-400, followed by those profiles with CRS 451-500.
Candidates in the Express Entry pool with provincial nominations are eligible for a bonus of 600 Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points, effectively getting invited to apply for permanent residence in nominations draws as the latest Express Entry draws.
IRCC has a history of surprises with dropping the CRS score to mere 75 points and inviting upto 27,332 candidates to apply for Canada PR on 13th February 2021.
Canada is pursuing one of the most ambitious immigration levels in its history. The country is targeting to welcome 411,000 in 2022, and 421,000 in 2023. Over 60% of the said target will be achieved through economic-class programs like Express Entry & Provincial Nominee Programs. This is most likely to decrease CRS requirements to qualify.
IRCC is also set to resume all-program Express Entry draws from July 2022 which will invite eligible candidates for PR from the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) and the Canada Experience Class (CEC). This could lower the qualifying CRS requirement.
How to Apply for Canada PR via Express Entry?
Immigration aspirants choose Canada because of its direct permanent residence pathway. A PR invitation through the provincial nomination route is not a direct pathway, however, is very effective to secure your chances of applying for Canada PR.
|Canada has decided to cut Express Entry admissions in half for 2022 mainly due to increasing backlogs in the FSWP & CEC applications in the pool. However, intake levels will increase up to 111,500 by 2024.|
Any prospective candidate who seeks to obtain permanent residence in Canada must register on Canada Express Entry online portal.
All the registered profiles are then assessed and ranked based on a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS).
Such profiles are evaluated on a total of 1200 points. The human capital criteria like
- work experience outside Canada,
- language proficiency in English/French,
- spouse adaptability,
- Canadian study experience, etc. are considered for evaluation purposes.
Canada is also planning to introduce major changes to the Express Entry system. Canada Express Entry rounds could invite target profiles based on language or healthcare qualifications. Click here to learn more.
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