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Whooping 5,000 ITAs issued in a latest Express Entry Draw

November 26 , 2020 By Rajneesh Kumar


The Federal Government again opened an Express Entry draw on November 25, 2020 to issue 5,000 ITAs to eligible Express Entry candidates. All the invited candidates in this all-program invitation round are now eligible to submit their electronic application for permanent residence of Canada.

In this draw, the CRS score requirement of lowest-ranked candidate invited was only 469, which is recorded as lowest score requirement in an all-program draws held so far in 2020. While, the tie-breaking rule of October 15, 2020 at 08:50:10 UTC have been implemented in this draw, which clearly indicates that in case more than one candidate has the lowest score, then the cut-off will be determined based of the date and time they have submitted their Express Entry profiles.

So far in 2020, total 97,350 invitations have been issued to Express Entry candidates, which further take IRCC a step closer to Canada's immigration level target for 2020.?

?Express Entry Invitation Round- November 25, 2020?

Draw Date


Minimum Score Requirement

Tie-Breaking Rule


Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP)

Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP)

Canadian Experience Class (CEC)

October 15, 2020 at 08:50:10 UTC

Total ITAs Issued  =   5000                                              469

How Express Entry System Works?

The Federal Express Entry system is designed by the IRCC to electronically accept, manage and process permanent residence applications from skilled foreign nations. The Express Entry manage applications under following federal economic immigration programs:

  • Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) - For skilled foreign workers with relevant foreign work experience
  • Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP) - For skilled foreign nationals who are qualified in any skilled trade
  • Canadian Experience Class (CEC) - For skilled workers with Canadian work experience

The first step is to create an Express Entry profile  and enter the pool of candidates by meeting minimum eligibility criteria of one of the above mentioned programs. Once you enter the pool, the IRCC assess your profile based on different factors and award you with a score and a ranking using Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS). Followed by which, only highest-ranking candidates will be selected to get an invitation to apply (ITA) for Canada PR visa.

To confirm your eligibility and apply for Canada PR via Express Entry, you may take a free profile assessment or connect with certified immigration expert at Canada PR Avenue on Toll Free Number- 78-18-000-777.?

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