Canada has held its Express Entry draw on September 16, inviting 4,200 Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) candidates to apply for Permanent Residence in Canada. Previous draw held on September 2, 2020. The same number of candidates were invited in that draw.
Inviting more number of candidates is a strong indication by Canada that it is committed to welcoming high levels of Immigrants. The largest draw ever held on February 19, 2020. A total of 4500 candidates were invited in that draw.
Summary of the recent Express Entry draw
Draw date: September 16, 2020.
Program: All Program draw
Draw Number: 163
The Number of candidates invited in this draw: 4,200
Minimum CRS score required: 472
The total number of Applicants received ITA’s so far this year: 74, 150
Tie-break rule applied for this draw: March 09, 2020 at 13:03:40 UTC. i.e. the candidates with 472 score and have submitted their profile before this date and time have received the ITA.
It is the 30th draw of 2020 and takes this year’s cumulative number of ITAs to 74,150. Its a new high for this date.