Minimum score decreases by five points in latest Express Entry draw


The Government of Canada has invited 3,900 Express Entry candidates to apply for Canadian permanent residence in a draw held Monday, October 15. The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System score for this invitation round returned to 440, which is the lowest score drawn this year. Today’s minimum score is five points less than the minimum Comprehensive […]

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Ontario revises CRS minimum rule for Human Capital Priorities Stream


Ontario has revised the minimum Comprehensive Ranking System score requirement for its Express Entry-linked Human Capital Priorities immigration stream. Whereas candidates previously were required to have a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of at least 400, the stream’s guidelines now say the minimum score will be “as determined by the director.” A further update asks candidates […]

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Largest Express Entry draw of 2018 issues 3,900 invitations to apply


The Government of Canada held its largest Express Entry draw of 2018 on September 5, issuing 3,900 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence. This is the fourth all-program draw in 2018 with a minimum score of 440, which is the lowest Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score drawn in 2018 to date. The tie-break date and time […]

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New Express Entry draw ties largest draw, lowest minimum score of 2018


A new Express Entry draw held August 8 has issued a total of 3,750 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence to candidates with a Comprehensive Ranking System score of at least 440. The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score in today’s draw marks the second time this year that Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada […]

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CRS minimum score drops to 441 in new Express Entry draw


The Government of Canada issued 3,750 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence in a new Express Entry draw held on Wednesday, July 25. The Comprehensive Ranking System cut-off score for this invitation round was 441. The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score in today’s draw is one point lower than the last invitation round […]

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Express Entry 2018 mid-year report: Building toward larger draws


Canada’s Express Entry system finished the first half of 2018 with a record-breaking June, capping a six-month run that saw draw sizes grow by more than 36 per cent. June’s total of 7,500 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) issued to Express Entry candidates more than doubled June 2017’s total of 3,409 ITAs, making it the biggest […]

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Minimum CRS drops to 442 in second Express Entry draw in 11 days


The Government of Canada has issued invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence to 3,750 Express Entry candidates in a new draw held on June 25, 2018. The cut-off Comprehensive Ranking System score was 442. Today’s all-programs draw is the second Express Entry invitation round in 11 days and is the second consecutive draw in […]

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Canada conducts largest Express Entry draw of 2018


The Government of Canada conducted its largest Express Entry draw of 2018 on Wednesday, June 13, issuing 3,750 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence to candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System scores of 451 or above. Prior to the 3,750 Invitations to Apply, or ITAs, issued in today’s all-program invitation round, the largest all-program draw from […]

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Second Express Entry draw in a week invites candidates with scores as low as 288


The Government of Canada has issued 700 Invitations to Apply to Express Entry candidates through a program-specific draw held May 30. A total of 500 Invitations to Apply, or ITAs, were issued to Express Entry candidates under the Federal Skilled Trades Class (FSTC). The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score for these candidates was 288. […]

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CRS score reaches new 2018 low in latest Express Entry round


The Government of Canada held a new Express Entry draw on Wednesday, May 23, issuing 3,500 invitations to apply for permanent residence. The Comprehensive Ranking System cut-off score for this draw was 440. Today’s score is a new low for 2018, surpassing the previous low of 441 that was established in the invitation round on April […]

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