Today’s Express Entry draw invited 3,058 candidates who had an active Express profile under Canadian Experience Class and want to come to Canada as a Permanent Resident. This is the lowest score since May 21st 2017. The Invitations to apply for Canadian Permanent Residence were only issued to the CEC candidates that had an overall score of 431 points.
Additional 392 ITAs were issued by IRCC yesterday to Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) candidates . Making total candidates, invited to apply for PR has increased to 3900 .
However, IRCC has targeted CEC and PNP candidates for the past three months as they are most likely to be less affected with the current economic and travel impact due to the COVID-19.
Since the COVID-19 restrictions the CRS scores have dropped every single draw for CEC and PNP candidates. The minimum CRS score for this draw has been 6 points lower than the previous draw of with minimum score of 437.
The CRS score is based upon many factors like, age, education, English/French proficiency, having a valid job offer from a Canadian employer etc.
There has been a significant downward trend in the cut off for the CRS score since the pandemic started, the CRS score is projected to drop even further to meet the immigration quota for the year to stimulate the economy.
A total of 49,900 ITAs has been issued since the start for the year of 2020.This was the 21st round of invitations under Express Entry in 2020 and the 154th overall.
Calculate your CRS score here and check if you are eligible to apply for any of the Express Entry subcategories. We encourage you to fill our online free assessment form, If you are eligible for any immigration programs, we will contact you and we can start your application right away to help you to receive an invitation to apply ITA , for the next draw.
Contact us to have a free consultation.We will determine the best application depending upon your score or we can even help you on your immigration application if you have already started .