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EXPRESS ENTRY DRAW #207: October 13, 2021

EXPRESS ENTRY DRAW #207: October 13, 2021

Canada invited 681 immigration candidates to apply for PR in the third consecutive PNP-Specific Express Entry Draw

Canada invited another 681 Express Entry candidates, who had previously received nominations under an Express Entry-aligned Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), to apply for permanent residence in new Rounds of invitations conducted on October 13, 2021.

The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score requirement for this draw was 720.

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) applied the tie-breaking rule and the time-stamp used was March 16, 2021 at 07:53:28 UTC. This means the PNP candidates who had a CRS score of 720 or more and had submitted their Express Entry profile before this time and date, received an invitation to apply (ITA) in this draw.

DRAW DETAILS:

  • Draw No: 207
  • Draw Date: October 13, 2021
  • Immigration Program: Provincial Nominee Program
  • Total ITAs issued: 681
  • CRS score of lowest-ranked candidate invited: 720
  • Tie-breaking rule: March 16, 2021 at 07:53:28 UTC

The Express Entry system is Canada’s primary source of skilled foreign workers. It manages the profiles of candidates under three Federal High Skilled economic class immigration programs: Federal Skilled Worker Class (FSW), Federal Skilled Trades Class (FST) and Canadian Experience Class (CEC).

Eligible candidates enter the Express Entry pool, where they are issued a CRS score based on their age, education, skilled work experience and proficiency in English or French, among other factors.  A set number of highest-ranked candidates are then invited to apply for Canadian permanent residence through regular draws from the pool.

Immigration candidates, who obtain a nomination from an Express Entry-aligned PNP, automatically receive 600 points toward their overall CRS score, eventually enabling him/her receive an ITA quickly.

Canada has issued total 110, 377 ITAs to Express Entry Candidates under PNP and CEC streams so far this year.

Know your chances to immigrate to Canada under Express Entry!!

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Canada invited 761 PNP candidates to apply for permanent residence on September 29, 2021

EXPRESS ENTRY DRAW #206: September 29, 2021

Canada invited 761 PNP candidates to apply for permanent residence on September 29, 2021

Canada invited another 761 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence in new Express Entry draw conducted on September 29, 2021.

Immigration candidates who had previously received nominations under an Express Entry-aligned Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) were eligible for this round of invitations.

The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score requirement for this draw was 742. A provincial nomination automatically awards a candidate 600 additional CRS points; therefore PNP draws always have higher cut-off threshold than any other type of Express Entry draw.

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) applied the tie-breaking rule and the time-stamp used was July 29, 2021 at 09:45:29 UTC. This means the PNP candidates who had a CRS score of 742 or more and had submitted their Express Entry profile before this time and date, received an invitation to apply (ITA) in this draw.

The Express Entry system is Canada’s primary source of skilled foreign workers. It manages the profiles of candidates under three Federal High Skilled economic class immigration programs: Federal Skilled Worker Class (FSW), Federal Skilled Trades Class (FST) and Canadian Experience Class (CEC).

Eligible candidates enter the Express Entry pool, where they are issued a CRS score based on their age, education, skilled work experience and proficiency in English or French, among other factors.  A set number of highest-ranked candidates are then invited to apply for Canadian permanent residence through regular draws from the pool.

Express Entry-aligned PNPs

With an aim to attract highly skilled immigrants and deal with labour market needs, many of Canada’s provinces and territories have provincial nominee immigration streams linked to federal Express Entry.

Immigration candidates, who obtain a nomination from an Express Entry-aligned PNP, automatically receive 600 points toward their overall CRS score, eventually enabling him/her receive an ITA quickly.

Invited Express Entry candidates now have 60 days to submit their complete application for Canadian permanent residence. If their application gets approved, IRCC will issue them a Confirmation of Permanent Residence (COPR).

So far this year, IRCC has invited total 109,696 Express Entry Candidates under PNP and CEC streams to apply for Canada PR.

Know your chances to immigrate to Canada under Express Entry!!

To find out if you’re eligible to immigrate to Canada under Express Entry, simply complete our FREE ASSESSMENT FORM! A member of the WWICS team will review your eligibility and contact you to discuss your options!

Another 521 PNP candidates received invitations to apply for permanent residence in Express Entry Draw on September 15

EXPRESS ENTRY DRAW #205: September 15, 2021

Canada invited 521 Express Entry candidates, who had previously received a nomination under an Express Entry-aligned Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), to apply for permanent residency on September 15.

The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score requirement for this draw was 732. A provincial nomination automatically awards candidates 600 additional CRS points; therefore PNP draws always have higher cut-off threshold than any other type of Express Entry draw.

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) applied the tie-breaking rule and the time-stamp used was February 24, 2021 at 10:46:54 UTC. This means the PNP candidates who had a CRS score of 732 or more, who had submitted their Express Entry profile before this time and date, received an invitation to apply (ITA) in this draw.

Express Entry

The Express Entry system is Canada’s primary source of skilled foreign workers. It manages the profiles of candidates under three Federal High Skilled economic class immigration programs: Federal Skilled Worker Class (FSW), Federal Skilled Trades Class (FST) and Canadian Experience Class (CEC).

Eligible candidates enter the Express Entry pool, where they are issued a CRS score based on their age, education, skilled work experience and proficiency in English or French, among other factors.

A set number of highest-ranked candidates are then invited to apply for Canadian permanent residence through regular draws from the pool.

Express Entry-aligned PNPs

With an aim to attract highly skilled immigrants and deal with labour market needs, many of Canada’s provinces and territories have provincial nominee immigration streams linked to federal Express Entry.

Immigration candidates, who obtain a nomination from an Express Entry-aligned PNP, automatically receive 600 points toward their overall CRS score, eventually enabling him/her receive an ITA quickly.

Invited Express Entry candidates now have 60 days to submit their complete application for Canadian permanent residence. If their application gets approved, IRCC will issue them a Confirmation of Permanent Residence (COPR).

IRCC has now issued total 108,935 ITAs for Canada PR to PNP and CEC candidates so far in 2021.

Know your chances to immigrate to Canada under Express Entry!!

To find out if you’re eligible to immigrate to Canada under Express Entry, simply complete our FREE ASSESSMENT FORM ! A member of the WWICS team will review your eligibility and contact you to discuss your options!

IRCC invited 635 PNP candidates to apply for Canada PR in new Express Entry draw

EXPRESS ENTRY DRAW #203: September 1, 2021

Canada invited another 635 Express Entry Candidates to apply for Permanent Residency in latest immigration draw held on September 1, 2021.

Only those immigration candidates who have previously obtained a nomination through an Express-Entry aligned Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), received invitations in this draw.

The invitations to apply (ITAs) have been issued to candidates who had a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 764.

Immigration candidates, who obtain nominations from an Express Entry-aligned PNP, automatically receive 600 points toward their overall CRS scores.  This is the reason that CRS cut-off scores for PNP-specific invitation rounds are normally higher as compared to CEC and FSWP draws.

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) applied the tie-breaking rule and the time-stamp used was April 12, 2021 at 12:21:45 UTC. This means the PNP candidates who had a CRS score of 764 or more, who had submitted their Express Entry profile before this time and date, received an invitation in this draw.

The Express Entry system is Canada’s primary source of skilled foreign workers. It manages the profiles of candidates under three Federal High Skilled economic class immigration programs: Federal Skilled Worker Class, Federal Skilled Trades Class and Canadian Experience Class.

The Express Entry pool

Each candidate is awarded a core score under Express Entry’s Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) based on factors that include age, education, skilled work experience and proficiency in English or French. This score determines their rank in the Express Entry pool.

A set number of highest-ranked candidates are then invited to apply for Canadian permanent residency through regular draws from the pool.

Express Entry-aligned PNPs

With an aim to attract highly skilled immigrants and deal with labour market needs, many of Canada’s provinces and territories have provincial nominee immigration streams linked to federal Express Entry.

Immigration candidates, who obtain a nomination from an Express Entry-aligned PNP, automatically receive 600 points toward their overall CRS score; this eventually enable them receive an ITA quickly.

So far in 2021, IRCC has now issued total 106,414 ITAs to PNP and CEC candidates.

Know your chances to immigrate to Canada under Express Entry!!

To find out if you’re eligible to immigrate to Canada under Express Entry, simply complete our FREE ASSESSMENT FORM! A member of the WWICS team will review your eligibility and contact you to discuss your options!

3,000 CEC candidates received invitations to apply for Canada permanent residency in new Express Entry Draw

EXPRESS ENTRY DRAW #202: August 19, 2021

Canada invited 3,000 Canadian Experience Class (CEC) candidates to apply for permanent residence in new Express Entry Draw held on August 19.

In order to get an invitation in this draw, candidates needed to have Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of at least 403.

Only those CEC candidates with minimum CRS score of 403, who had submitted their Express Entry profiles before August 01, 2021 at 10:13:57 UTC, received invitations in this draw as per the tie-break rule applied by the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).

The Express Entry system is Canada’s primary source of skilled foreign workers. It manages the profiles of candidates under three Federal High Skilled economic class immigration programs: Federal Skilled Worker Class, Federal Skilled Trades Class and Canadian Experience Class.

The Canadian Experience Class (CEC) is an immigration category for foreign workers who have at least one year of full-time (or an equivalent in part-time) skilled, professional or technical work experience in Canada within the last three years and who wish to become permanent residents.

It is an ideal route to Canadian permanent residency for international students as it offers them the fastest and most simple path to achieving permanent residence after completing a program or course of study at a Canadian educational institution and acquiring required work experience.

CEC ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

In order to be eligible to apply under CEC, applicants must:

  • have at least 12 months of full-time (or an equivalent in part-time) skilled, professional or technical work experience one or more occupations classified as skill type 0, A or B under the National Occupational Classification (NOC) in Canada within the last three years of making application;
  • meet the required language proficiency level equivalent to Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) of 7 if their job falls under NOC 0 or A or 5 if their job falls under NOC B; and
  • plan on living and working outside the province of Quebec.

IRCC has conducted total 32 Express Entry draws so far in 2021. Total 105,779 invitations have been issued to CEC and Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) candidates, which is almost double the number of ITAs issued at the same time last year.

Know your chances to immigrate to Canada under Express Entry!!

To find out if you’re eligible to immigrate to Canada under Express Entry, simply complete our FREE ASSESSMENT FORM ! A member of the WWICS team will review your eligibility and contact you to discuss your options!