Canada | PR Visa | Express Entry | Surprise Express Entry Draw: Another 5000 Candidates received invitations in draw #168

Canada’s latest Express Entry draw held on November 25, 2020. This draw ties with the largest draw of all time which was held on November 18, 2020.  Another 5000 candidates with a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score threshold of 469 have received the invitations in this draw.

This surprise draw held in one week after the previous draw. Usually, draws will be conducted every fortnight. Cut off CRS scores came down below the 470 mark for the first time this year. Cut off for this draw is the lowest since December 2019.

Summary of the recent Express Entry draw

Draw date: November 25, 2020.

Program: All Program draw

Draw Number: 168

The Number of ITAs issued in this draw: 5000

Minimum CRS score required: 469

The total number of Applicants received ITA’s so far this year: 97,350

Tie-break rule applied for this draw: October 15, 2020 at 08:50:10 UTC i.e. the candidates who have 469 CRS score and have submitted their profile before this date and time have received the ITA.

Last 10 Draw Details: Express Entry

S.NoDraw date
(dd/mm/yyyy)
Draw NoNumber of ITAsMin CRS requiredProgram SpecifiedTie Breaking rule
125-11-2020168500469All programOctober 15, 2020 at 08:50:10 UTC
218-11-20201675000472All program October 27, 2020 at 06:18:11 UTC
305-11-20201664500478All programOctober 26, 2020 at 22:44:19 UTC
414-10-20201654500471All programSeptember 1, 2020 at 12:11:23 UTC
530-10-20201644200471All programMarch 2, 2020 at 12:47:08 UTC
616-09-20201634200472All programMarch 09, 2020 at 13:03:40 UTC
702-09-20201624200475All programAugust 16, 2020 at 01:22:18 UTC
820-08-20201613300454CEC July 27, 2020 at 17:05:11 UTC
919-08-2020160600771PNPJuly 24, 2020 at 11:39:23 UTC
1006-08-2020159250415FSTPJune 2, 2020 at 09:35:31 UTC
Last 10 draw details

In the last 10 draws 35,750 candidates received ITAs. It is the 35th draw of 2020 and takes this year’s cumulative number of ITAs to 97,350 a new high for this date. 

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