The latest Express Entry draw took place on 15 October, 2018 inviting 3,900 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence. The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System score for the current invitation round was CRS 440.
CRS 440 is the lowest score drawn invited for this year so far and this is the fifth draw with CRS 440. The invitation number 3,900 has been constant for last few draws. The current CRS score is five numbers less than the previous draw that was conducted on October 3, 2018 with CRS 445 score.
The Tie- Break time and date was applied to invite skill and qualified workers in this current draw. The Break-Even date was September 18, 2018 and time was 11:06:29 UTC. This means that all the applicants with CRS 440 score and above who have submitted their profile within the specific date and time were invited to apply for Canadian Permanent Residence in this current invitation round.
The current invitation round results has been conducted in less than two weeks, this might help the minimum score to drop more in the coming express entry draw.
Less time between draws results in less time for the Express Entry pool to refill that helps the CRS minimum score down.
Till now, IRCC has issued a total of 70,300 ITAs over 22 draws in 2018. Till this point, IRCC had issued 72,221 ITAs by the same point in October last year.
The Express Entry System was introduced online to bring in skilled and qualified workers in Canada’s three main federal economic immigration categories- The Federal Skilled Worker Program, The Federal Skill Trade Program and The Canadian Experience Class.
The highest CRS score is invited to apply for the permanent residence of Canada.
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