Latest Express Entry sees a drop in CRS score

The latest federal draw for Express Entry was held on March 6, 2019.

The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score for this draw was 454. This is a drop from the cut-off score of 457 used in the previous draw on February 20, 2019. The lowest cut-off score to used in Express Entry draws for the last five months is 438.

A total of 3,350 ITAs (Invitations to Apply) were issued in this draw. As of March 6, The Government of Canada has issued 17,850 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) to Express Entry candidates in 2019. For the coming years, ICCRC has set increased targets. For 2019, the set target indicates 81,400 ITAs issued.

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) used the ‘tie-break’ method to select candidates. Candidates who received an ITA have a maximum of 60 days to submit their application for Canadian permanent residence.

Express Entry consists of the three following categories:

Eligible candidates receive a score (Comprehensive Ranking System or CRS) and are ranked accordingly. ITAs are issued to higher ranking applicants in the draws.

The prospects for Canadian Immigration are growing every day. This makes it an ideal time to consider moving to Canada as a Permanent Resident!

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