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IRCC opened Program-Specific Express Entry Draw to invite 266 PNP candidates

April 15 , 2021 By Rajneesh Kumar

IRCC opened Program-Specific Express Entry Draw to invite 266 PNP candidates

In a latest Express Entry draw opened on April 14, total 266 invitations were issued by the IRCC to eligible PNP candidates only. To qualify for an ITA, candidates required to obtain a minimum of 753 CRS points. Now, all the invited ones are eligible to apply for Canadian permanent residency by submitting an eAPR (electronic Application for Permanent Residence) along with supporting documents and required application fees.

Below the details about latest Express Entry invitation round.

Express Entry Draw- April 14, 2021

Draw Date


No. of Invitations Issued

Minimum Score Requirement

Tie-Breaking Rule


PNP Candidates Only



Before March 01, 2021 at 15:22:18 UTC


Please note, an Express Entry invitation to apply remains valid for 90 days only. All the invited candidates must fill the form online, gather all the supporting information and documents before the invitation expires.

A step closer to Canada’s Immigration Level Target 2021

With this draw, 49,390 have been issued so far in 2021 under Express Entry categories. However, the IRCC have been opening only program-specific draws, but is slowly progressing towards achieving Canada’s immigration level target 2021 for Express Entry.


How Canada’s Express Entry System Works?

The Federal Express Entry system is an online system that is used by the IRCC to manage PR applications from skilled workers.

To apply through Express Entry, you may follow the below mentioned steps:

·         Step 1: Find out your eligibility for any one of the three economic immigration programs managed under Express Entry, including:

ü  Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP)

ü  Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP)

ü  Canadian Experience Class (CEC)

·         Step 2: Get your documents ready, like English or French language test results, age proof, passport or other travel documents, education and skilled work experience proof, etc. to prove your eligibility.

·         Step 3: Submit your profile and if found eligible, the IRCC will accept you into the pool of candidates where you’ll be ranked using a point-based system, called Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS).

·         Step 4: Receive an invitation to apply for permanent residence of Canada

Take our free profile assessment today and discover your eligibility for Canada PR via Express Entry. Or, Contact our visa and immigration experts for guidance at Canada PR Avenue on a Toll-Free Number- 78-18-000-777.

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