Canada | PR Visa | Express Entry |New Express Entry Draw: 3,508 Candidates invited

Canada has held another Express Entry draw on June 25, inviting 3,508 candidates to apply for Permanent Residence in Canada.


This draw was meant for Canadian Experience Class (CEC) applicants. The threshold of cut-off score for this draw was 431 points in the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS). This CRS score is the lowest CRS score requirement for CEC candidates since 2017. Cut-off score in the last draw was 437.


Another 392 ITAs were issued on June 24 to Express Entry candidates nominated via the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). For those candidates, the minimum CRS score was 696


Summary of the recent Express Entry draw


Draw date: June 25, 2020.

Program: Canadian Experience Class (CEC)

Draw Number: 154

The Number of candidates invited in this draw: 3,508

The Number of Candidates invited in past two days: 3,900

Minimum CRS score required: 431

The total number of Applicants received ITA’s so far this year: 49,900

Tie-break rule applied for this draw: April 3, 2020 at 12:56:32 UTC i.e. the candidates with 431 score and have submitted their profile before this date and time have received the ITA.


All qualifying Express Entry applicants are given a score i.e. CRS based on factors such as age, education, professional work experience and English or French proficiency. 


IRCC has not yet given details on when the next FSW draw will occur although prospective Canadian immigration candidates are advised to continue to submit profiles to the Express Entry list. This not only means that they will be in the program if an FSW draw is held, but also that they will be accessible to the provinces and territories of Canada when issuing provincial nominations that are connected to Express Entry.


Applicants who receive a nomination from a province or territory in Canada, receive an extra 600 points in their CRS ranking, effectively raising their possibility of being included in a subsequent Express Entry draw.


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