Express Entry Draw #222 –May 11, 2022
545 PNP candidates received invitations to apply for Canada PR in a new Express Entry Draw on May 11
Canada invited another 545 Express Entry candidates, who had previously received a nomination from a Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) to apply for permanent residency in a new invitation round held on May 11, 2022.
The Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score cut-off for this draw was 753. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) applied the tie-breaking rule and the time-stamp was set for December 15, 2021 at 20:32:57 UTC.
IRCC is currently holding only PNP-specific draws. However, Canada’s Immigration Minister Sean Fraser announced on April 22 that IRCC resume draws for FSWP and CEC candidates by “early July”.
HOW TO IMMIGRATE TO CANADA THROUGH EXPRESS ENTRY-ALIGNED PNPS
Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) kept affirming itself as the rising star of Canada’s economic immigration programs. PNP enables participating Canadian provinces and territories to nominate a certain number of economic immigrants for Canadian permanent residence each year.
A part of these nominations is known as ‘enhanced’ nominations and allow a province or territory to pick up candidates from the Express Entry pool and invite them to apply for a provincial nomination.
Steps to apply for the PNP through Express Entry:
Step 1: Submit an Express Entry profile
Step 2: Receive a Notification of Interest (NOI) from a province or territory (upon meeting requirements)
Step 3: Lodge your PNP application within time-frame
Step 4: Get a provincial nomination – receive 600 additional CRS points
Step 5: Get an invitation to apply (ITA) for permanent residence in an Express Entry Draw
Step 6: Submit your PR application within 60 days
Step 7: Receive a Canadian PR visa
Express Entry candidates who receive a provincial nomination by a Canadian province or territory are awarded an additional 600 points toward their CRS score, which directly increases their chances to receive an ITA for Canadian permanent residence in a subsequent Express Entry draw.
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