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Express Entry CRS score falls to 496 in the recent draw

Since December 2020, the CRS has not fallen below 500 in an all-program draw.

Canada held its most recent all-program Express Entry draw on October 26.

Since all program draws resumed on July 6, this is the ninth draw.

4,750 applicants with a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 496 received invitations. Solicitations could be shipped off to candidates from the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP), the Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP), and the Canadian Experience Class (CEC). All of these initiatives work with the Express Entry framework.

All Express Entry program draws were put on hold for more than 18 months beginning in December 2020. Just the individuals who qualified for the CEC or the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) got solicitations to apply all through the break (ITAs). Because of an overabundance of applications welcomed on by Corona virus-related travel limitations, the draws were required to be postponed. The IRCC additionally quit holding draws for the CEC in September 2021.

Express Entry Latest Draw:

Date of draw Invitations Minimum CRS Stream

October 26th, 2022



Not specified

Since draws resumed, the CRS has never fallen below 500 until this draw. On December 23, 2020, the score was 468, which was the previous time it was this low. All-program Express Entry draws were put on hold following that draw in order to prevent the backlog of applications for Canada permanent residence from growing.

The eight prior draws where the number of candidates increased as the CRS score gradually declined show that IRCC is able to increase the number of ITAs it issues by decreasing the CRS score.

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In the near future, Immigration Levels Plan 2023–2025 is anticipated.

Each year, the IRCC publishes a new plan year, outlining the target number of immigrants that Canada wants to accept over the next three years. The statistics are further broken down by immigrant category and related programs. Through Express Entry Canada, the Immigration Levels Plan aimed to bring in 55,900 additional Canadian permanent residents by 2022. Through Canada Express Entry programs, Canada has up until this point acknowledged a little more than 28,000 new Canadian permanent residents between January and August 31. By November 1 of this current year, another Immigration Levels Plan is expected to be delivered.

What is Express Entry Canada?

The Canadian Experience Class (CEC), the Federal Skilled Worker Program, and the Federal Skilled Trades Program all utilize Express Entry Canada as their candidate for the board framework. Possibility for the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) in the Express Entry pool is as of now qualified for something like one of these plans.

The Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS), a point-based framework utilized by Canada Express Entry, positions applicants’ profiles. The most noteworthy scoring candidates are given the Invitation to Apply (ITA), after which they can present a Canada permanent residency application.

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An IRCC official inspects the application once the applicant submits it and decides if to support the applicant. The applicant will then be a permanent resident of Canada and one step closer to obtaining Canadian citizenship if this is successful.

The "Immigration Selection Factors and the Earnings of Principal Applicants" report, which is an update of the 2015 investigation that had a significant impact on the development of the Comprehensive Ranking System, was just issued by Statistics Canada.

The study looked at the factors that had the biggest effects on new Canada permanent residents' incomes in the short, medium, and long terms at the time of their arrival. It was discovered that pre-landing work experience, education, and language proficiency remained among the determining factors. Pre-landing employment experience particularly that gained in Canada was found to have the most impact on a person's attitude toward their financial situation.

The next Express Entry Draw is predicted to be held on 9th November 2022.

To check all the previous Express Entry Draw 2022 click here.