5,000 ITAs in which biggest draw ever?

Posted by in CIC News, on November 19, 2020

Canada had its largest Express Entry draw ever on November 18, 2020 issuing 5,000 Invitations to apply and Canada has now issued 92,350 ITAs this year, surpassing targets.

All the applicants invited have got one step closer to Canadian permanent residence.

The Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score for all the invited candidates was 472.

Express Entry is Canada’s immigration application management system for three federal economic-class programs: Federal Skilled Worker ProgramFederal Skilled Trades Program, and Canadian Experience Class.

The applicants for the Permanent residency Canada under the Express Entry as well as the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) are given a score based on the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS). The candidates are given points depending upon the human capital factors which included age, education, language proficiency in English or French, work experience.

The highest scoring candidate receives an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for their Canadian permanent residence in an Express Entry round.

In case of a tie between candidates, IRCC applies the tie-breaking rule. So, for this draw, candidates who had a CRS score of 472 or more, needed to have submitted their Express Entry profile before October 27 at 06:18:11 UTC in order to receive an invitation.

This year, the CRS requirement has typically hovered above 470 for all program draws.

The Federal Skilled Trades Program-only draw on August 6 invited trades workers with a CRS of 415, and previous Canadian Experience Class-only draws dipped into the 440s.

 PNP-only draws have higher requirements because Express Entry candidates who receive a provincial nomination are automatically awarded an additional 600 CRS points. PNPs offer alternative pathways to permanent residence for Express Entry candidates who have a lower CRS score.

The new draw brings the total number of ITAs issued in 2020 to 92,350. This year is shaping up to be a new record-breaking year for Express Entry, as the number of ITAs issued to date is the highest it has ever been.

The large number of ITAs is in line with Canada’s commitment to welcome over 400,000 new immigrants in 2021, most of them coming through the Express Entry system.

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6 comments on “5,000 ITAs in which biggest draw ever?”

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