The recent Express Entry invitation round was conducted on December 12, 2018 that invited 3,900 applications with Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) Score 445 totaling invitations issued in a single year 2018 at 85,900-only 123 invitations are left to reach ITA total of 86,023 previous year. At this same time in 2017, IRCC had issued 83,273 ITAs and finished the year with a draw on December 20.
The CIC CRS draw typically holds invitation round result every two weeks.
The current draw saw IRCC using tie-break rule to invite skilled migrants through Express Entry. The tie-break was November 28, 2018 at 09:51:43 UTC. This means that applicants with a CRS score above 445 who have submitted their profile in the express entry pool within the said date and time were invited in this current invitation round.
The eligible applicants are ranked according to the factors such as age, education, work experience, language ability and adaptability factors.
The Express Entry manages applicants in three streams namely The Federal Skilled Worker Program, The Federal Skilled Trade Program and The Canadian Experience Class.
The majority of candidates admitted to Canada through the Federal High Skilled Category apply through Express Entry System for Canadian Permanent Residence.
The IRCC’s 2019 target for 2019 admissions has also been increased to 81,400 an increase of 6,500 over 2018’s target.
On the other hand, applicants who are trying to Improve CRS score can apply through provincial nomination through an Express Entry linked Provincial Nomination Program. The applicants that successfully receives provincial nomination is entitled to receive 600 additional CRS points that further increase invitation chances to apply for Canada PR.
Canada invites skilled and qualified workers to come and settle in country through skill visa categories like Express Entry or Provincial Nomination Program. Fill the free assessment form to evaluate your immigration chances for Canada PR. One of our visa and immigration experts will contact you soon to discuss Canada PR case.