Canada | PR Visa | Express Entry | The Largest Express Entry Draw ever: 5000 Candidates received invitations in draw #167

The latest Express Entry of Canada draw held on November 18. This the largest draw of all time.  A total of 5000 candidates with a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score threshold of 472 have received the invitations in this draw.

This is the biggest draw ever in almost 5 years since the inception of the Express Entry system in 2015 and in 167 draws. Express Entry is aligned with the Government of Canada. It is designed to manage permanent resident applications through 3 economic classes.

Canada aims to admit over 4,00,000 candidates each year from 2021 to 2023.  As per the 2021-2023 immigration level plans, Canada’s target set to welcome more than 12, 00,000 new permanent residents in these years.

Summary of the recent Express Entry draw

Draw date: November 18, 2020.

Program: All Program draw

Draw Number: 167

The Number of FSWP candidates invited in this draw: 5000

Minimum CRS score required: 472

The total number of Applicants received ITA’s so far this year: 92,350

Tie-break rule applied for this draw: October 27, 2020, at 06:18:11 UTC i.e. the candidates who have 472 CRS score and have submitted their profile before this date and time have received the ITA.

S.NoDraw date
(dd/mm/yyyy)
Draw NoNumber of ITAsMin CRS requiredProgram SpecifiedTie Breaking rule
118-11-20201675000472All program October 27, 2020 at 06:18:11 UTC
205-11-20201664500478All programOctober 26, 2020 at 22:44:19 UTC
314-10-20201654500471All programSeptember 1, 2020 at 12:11:23 UTC
430-10-20201644200471All programMarch 2, 2020 at 12:47:08 UTC
516-09-20201634200472All programMarch 09, 2020 at 13:03:40 UTC
602-09-20201624200475All programAugust 16, 2020 at 01:22:18 UTC
720-08-20201613300454CEC July 27, 2020 at 17:05:11 UTC
819-08-2020160600771PNPJuly 24, 2020 at 11:39:23 UTC
906-08-2020159250415FSTPJune 2, 2020 at 09:35:31 UTC
1005-08-20201583900476All programJuly 27, 2020 at 01:02:47 UTC
Last 10 Draw Details: Express Entry

In the last 10 draws 34,650 candidates received ITAs. It is the 34th draw of 2020 and takes this year’s cumulative number of ITAs to 92,350 a new high for this date. 

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