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Latest Express Entry Draw Sent 4,750 New Invites For PR!

Last Updated On 26 October 2022, 3:17 PM EDT (Toronto Time)

Today, Express Entry Draw invited 4,750 profiles to apply for permanent residency (PR). Applicants having a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 496 or above received the invitations.

CRS cut off score has reduced by 4 points as compared to Express Entry draw two weeks ago. Furthermore, number of invites are gradually increasing by 500 in every subsequent Express Entry draw. This is the ninth all program Express Entry draw this year.

Below are the details of today’s All Program Express Entry draw.

  • Number of invitations issued: 4,750
  • Rank required to be invited to apply: 4,750 or above
  • Date and time of round: October 26,2022 13:05:36 UTC
  • CRS score of lowest-ranked candidate invited: 496
  • Tie-breaking rule: May 09,2022 09:04:20 UTC

All program Express Entry draws include all the the Express Entry profiles under Canadian Experience Class (CEC), Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP), and Federal Skilled Trades (FST). Additionally, it also consider profiles under any of the aforementioned categories having a provincial nomination.

Next Express Entry draw cut off is projected to be around 490 as per CRS score distribution of candidates in the Express Entry pool as of October 24, 2022 listed below.

CRS score distribution of candidates in the Express Entry pool as of October 24, 2022

What is Express Entry?

Express Entry system is the fastest way to get Canadian Permanent Residency (PR). It has processing time of 6 months after submission of documents following the ITA.

The Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS), a points-based methodology, is used by Express Entry to rate applicant profiles. The highest-scoring applicants are given an Invitation to Apply (ITA), after which they can submit an application for permanent residence.

The Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP), the Canadian Experience Class (CEC), and the Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP) all use Express Entry as their application management system (FSTP).

Candidates for the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) who are in the Express Entry pool are already qualified for at least one of these programmes.

How much is current processing time for Express Entry?

  • Canadian Experience Class – 17 months
  • Federal Skilled Worker Program – 26 months
  • Federal Skilled Trades Program – 47 months

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