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IRCC Issued 3,200 ITAs to Express Entry Candidates on 11th December Draw

March 25 , 2020 By Rajneesh Kumar

IRCC Issued 3,200 ITAs to Express Entry Candidates on 11th December Draw


December 11th saw another huge Express Entry draw, where a total of 3,200 candidates have been invited by IRCC from the Express Entry pool. All the candidates invited in this latest draw are eligible to apply for permanent residence of Canada.

With this Express Entry draw, the total number of ITAs issued so far in the year 2019 has reached up to 82,100 solely to candidates through the Canadian Express Entry system, which manages a pool of candidates for three key federal skilled immigration programs. These programs include the Federal Skilled Worker Class, Canadian Experience Class, and Federal Skilled Trades Class.

All the candidates who have submitted their applications under any of these three programs must register their profiles in the Express Entry pool. The registered profile are then evaluated on the basis of key profile factors and are then awarded a score out of 100. Those who obtain the minimum score requirements are then ranked. Candidates falling under the highest-ranking category then receive their ITAs via regular Express Entry draws.


Score Requirement and Tie-Breaker in the Latest Express Entry Draw

In 11th December draw, the minimum CRS score requirement was 472 points and those candidates who have scored 472 points or above have received their ITAs (Invitation to Apply). These points have been awarded to applicants on the basis of their key factors like, age, education, work experience, English or French language proficiency and more.

The IRCC has applied December 6, 2019, at 03:03:49 UTC as the a tie-break time and date for this draw held on 11th December 2019. This clearly indicates that all those applicants who have scored 472 points or more and have submitted their Express Entry profile before the said date and time will surely get an their ITAs.

Rise in the CRS Score

In this December 11 draw, the total number of ITAs saw a drop of a total of 400 ITAs in comparison to the previous draw held on 27th November. There are different factors which effect the CRS score requirement, which includes:

  • Total number of invitations issued
  • Frequency of each draws
  • Total number of new candidates in the pool
  • Changes in the CRS scores of candidates

Check: Canada PNP Live Tracker

Recent Express Entry Draws Details


Number of ITAs issued

Minimum score requirement

Dec 11 3,200 472
Nov 27 3,600 471
Nov 13 3,600 472
Oct 30 3,900 475
Oct 16 500 (Federal Skilled Trades only) 357 (Federal Skilled Trades only)
Oct 2 3,900 464
Sept 18 3,600 462
Sept 4 3,600 463

Please note, the lowest CRS points so far in 2019 Express Entry draw was 438 points in a draw held on 30th January 2019.

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