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IRCC Issued 940 ITAs in a latest Express Entry Draw

June 11 , 2021 By Rajneesh Kumar

IRCC Issued 940 ITAs in a latest Express Entry Draw

The Immigration, Refugee, Citizenship Canada (IRCC) opened another program-specific draw and invited 940 PNP candidates to apply for Canadian permanent residence. Opened on 9th June, it is so far the biggest ever PNP-only Express Entry invitation round.

All the PNP candidates who received their invitations in this draw required to meet the minimum CRS score of 711 points to qualify for an ITA (Invitation to Apply) for Canadian PR visa. Candidates now have 90 days to submit their final and complete eAPR, i.e., electronic Application for Permanent Residence along with supporting documents and application fees.

Program-Specific Express Entry Draw –June 9, 2021

Draw Date

Express Entry Category

No. of ITAs

Minimum Score Requirement

Tie-breaking rule


Only PNP candidates



February 16, 2021 at 09:06:30 UTC


The IRCC issued ITAs only to those eligible candidates who have received their Provincial Nominations. With this latest invitation round, the total number of ITAs issued so far in 2021 has reached up to 75,713 and created a new record of inviting highest number of PNP applicants in an Express Entry draw.

The minimum CRS score requirement in this draw was 711, marking a drop of 2 points in comparison to previously held invitation round, where 500 PNP candidates were invited.

While, the tie-breaking rule implemented in this round was ofbefore February 16, 2021 at 09:06:30 UTC, which clearly indicates that in order to receive an invitation candidates must have scored minimum 711 points or above and must have submitted their EE profile before the said date and time.

About Federal Express Entry System

The Express Entry system was introduced in January 2015 by the IRCC (Immigration, Refugee, Citizenship Canada) to manage and process permanent residence applications from skilled foreign nationals.

All the interested skilled applicants create and submit their EE profiles and enter the pool of candidates based on their skills and only high-scoring candidates are then invited to apply for Canadian PR under any one of the three Federal Economic immigration programs, which includes:

·         Federal Skilled Worker Program

·         Federal Skilled Trades Program

·         Canada Experience Class

 If you are willing to move to Canada in 2021 via Express Entry, you may take a free profile assessment and find the best program among the three. For further information and process assistance, you may connect with our team of visa and immigration experts on Toll Free Number- 78-18-000-777 or E-mail at info@canadapravenue.com.

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