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Express Entry Draw- IRCC Invited 557 PNP candidates

January 13 , 2023 By Rajneesh Kumar

Express Entry Draw- IRCC Invited 557 PNP candidates

The Immigration, Refugee, Citizenship Canada invited 557 PNP candidates in an Express Entry draw held on May 12, 2021. In this invitation round, the minimum CRS score requirement was of 752 points and the tie-breaking rule was of April 29, 2021 at 10:18:12 UTC.


All the candidates who received their Invitations to apply (ITAs) in this 12th May Express Entry draw are now eligible to apply for Canadian permanent residency with the IRCC. Candidates must submit their eAPR, i.e., electronic Application for Permanent Residence along with supporting documents.

Latest Express Entry Invitation Round- 12th May 2021

Draw Date


No. of Invitations Issued

Minimum CRS Score Requirement

Tie-Breaking Rule Implemented

Other Considerations


PNP candidates only



Before April 29, 2021 at 10:18:12 UTC

Candidates from the Provincial Nominee Program were eligible for this round of invitations.


The Canadian government conductan Express Entry draw in approximately every two weeks’ time. In each draw, the IRCC announces a CRS cut-off score and a tie-breaking rule, which represents the CRS score of the lowest-ranking candidate to receive an ITAfor permanent residence. Once a candidate obtains an ITA, they get 60 – 90 daysto complete and submit his/her official eAPR.

If your CRS score is significantly lower than the minimum cut-off score in the pool, you should find out ways to improve your CRS score and rank.

If you are willing to immigrate to Canada this year, you must start with discovering the best Canadian immigration options for you.

Fill our free profile evaluation form to get a detailed assessment report, followed by which one of our visa and immigration advisors will connect with you to discuss the best programs and possibilities.


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