April 11 sees largest Express Entry draw of 2018


Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada has issued 3,500 invitations to apply to candidates in the Express Entry pool in a draw that took place on Wednesday, April 11. The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score required to obtain an Invitation to Apply (ITA) during this draw was 444. The cut-off score is two points lower than the previous […]

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Second Express Entry draw in less than two weeks sees 10-point drop in cut-off score


The Government of Canada has invited 3,000 Express Entry candidates to apply for Canadian permanent residence in a draw that took place Monday, March 26. The cut-off Comprehensive Ranking System score was 446. Today’s score is 10 points lower than the previous draw, which took place on March 14. This is first time in 2018 that […]

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New Express Entry draw invites 3,000 candidates to apply for Canadian permanent residence


Canada has invited 3,000 Express Entry candidates to apply for Canadian permanent residence in a draw that took place on Wednesday, February 21. The cut-off Comprehensive Ranking Score for this draw was 442. The total of 3,000 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) that were issued in this latest draw is also the same as the February […]

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Latest Express Entry draw sees ITAs increase and cut-off score drop


The Government of Canada has invited 3,000 Express Entry candidates with a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System score of 442 to apply for Canadian permanent residence in a draw that took place February 7. The total of 3,000 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) represents an increase of 250 over each the previous six draws, all of which issued […]

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Webinar: Express Entry tips with CIC News founder David Cohen


A March 8 live webinar featuring CIC News founder David Cohen will look at ways to improve your Express Entry Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score. A senior partner at the Canadian immigration law firm Campbell, Cohen and founder of CanadaVisa.com, David has more than 40 years’ experience assisting clients in pursuing Canadian immigration. Hosted by […]

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New Express Entry draw continues record low start to 2018


The Government of Canada has invited 2,750 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence in a draw that took place January 24. The Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) cut-off score for this draw was 444, a reduction of two points from the  previous Express Entry draw on January 10, which had a CRS cut-off score of […]

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No job offer? No problem, new Express Entry report confirms


New statistics released by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) reveal that Express Entry candidates without a Canadian job offer have been the big beneficiaries of targeted improvements to the way candidates are ranked. According to IRCC, 90 per cent of Express Entry candidates who received an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for permanent residence in […]

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Express Entry tie-break procedure explained


The two most recent draw from the Express Entry pool saw Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) make use of the tie-break procedure that it introduced in June. The new procedure ranks candidates with the same Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score by the date and time their profiles were first submitted to the Express Entry […]

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IRCC Invites 2,000 Candidates to Apply in November 8 Express Entry Draw


Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has invited 2,000 candidates in the Express Entry pool to apply for Canadian permanent residence in a draw that took place the morning of Wednesday, November 8. The Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) of the lowest-ranked candidate issued an Invitation to Apply (ITA) was 458. This latest draw, the 77th to […]

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Slight Decrease in CRS Points Requirement in October 18 Express Entry Draw


The latest Express Entry draw for immigration to Canada has taken place, with 2,757 candidates in the pool invited to apply on October 18. The number of Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points required in order for a candidate to receive an Invitation to Apply (ITA) on this occasion was 436, down from the 438 required […]

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