BC PNP: 216 immigration candidates receive invitations

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 03 Feb 2021 14:00:44 +0000

British Columbia held a draw through its Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) on February 2, 2021. A total of 208 Skilled Worker and International Graduate candidates received invitations to apply for a provincial nomination under the province’s Express Entry BC (EEBC) and Skills Immigration categories. The minimum required score for candidates varied by category. The cut-off scores for […]

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Express Entry: Canada holds 3rd draw of 2021

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 19:00:29 +0000

Canada held its third Express Entry immigration draw of 2021 on January 20. Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited 374 Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) candidates with a minimum score of 741. Express Entry is the main way Canada welcomes skilled workers who want to obtain Canadian permanent residence. Under the 2021-2023 Immigration Levels Plan, […]

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Should I enter the Express Entry pool if I have a low CRS?

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 10:00:35 +0000

Are you among those with a low CRS score who feel it may not be worthwhile to submit an Express Entry profile? You may have been following recent rounds of invitations and see that most candidates who received an invitation to apply for permanent residence in Canada through recent draws scored above 460 on the […]

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Express Entry: First draw of 2021 PNP only

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 06 Jan 2021 18:51:41 +0000

Canada kicked off the new year issuing invitations to Express Entry candidates who have provincial nominations on January 6. Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited candidates who had a minimum score of 813. Candidates who have received nominations from an Express Entry-aligned Provincial Nominee Program (PNPs) automatically get 600 points added to their overall […]

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Express Entry: Another 5,000 invited in new draw

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 09 Dec 2020 19:01:50 +0000

Canada has invited 5,000 immigration candidates to apply for permanent residence in a new Express Entry draw held on December 9. Invited candidates needed a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of at least 469 in order to be invited. This draw brings the number of Invitations to Apply (ITAs) issued this year to 102,350, a record […]

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Why Canadian experience is important when selecting immigrants

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2020 07:00:55 +0000

In the weeks since Canada announced travel restrictions in response to the coronavirus crisis, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has actually increased the frequency of Express Entry draws. Prior to the travel restrictions, IRCC usually held Express Entry draws every two weeks, and usually on Wednesday. Since the travel restrictions, it has held six […]

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Canada invites provincial nominees in latest Express Entry draw

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2020 20:35:11 +0000

Canada has held another round of Express Entry invitations, inviting candidates who had provincial nominations. Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued 118 invitations to Express Entry candidates on April 15. Invited candidates required a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 808. All of these candidates had previously received provincial nominations and were awarded an […]

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Canada continues to accept permanent and temporary residence applications and adapt processes

Credit to Author: David Cohen| Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 16:41:21 +0000

Canada is taking steps to continue to attract global talent from around the world during a time of global efforts to contain the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Canada’s federal and provincial governments operate more than 80 economic class immigration pathways today, plus many more pathways for those who arrive under the family or refugee classes, as […]

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Ontario invites 954 Express Entry candidates with tech experience in draw held January 15

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 21:10:59 +0000

Ontario has conducted a Tech Draw on January 15 inviting 954 Express Entry candidates with eligible work experience to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence. Those who received a Notification of Interest (NOI) in the January 15 draw had Express Entry Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores between 460 and 472. The province […]

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3,350 Express Entry candidates invited to apply for permanent residence as cut-off score drops

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 19:28:33 +0000

Canada has issued 3,350 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence to Express Entry candidates with scores as low as 451 in a new draw held April 3.  The minimum score in today’s draw is one point lower than the cut-off score in the previous Express Entry invitation round on March 20, which was 452. […]

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