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Latest Express Entry breaks Federal ITA record

Latest Express Entry invites 3,500 candidates for Canadian Permanent Residency

Latest Express Entry breaks Federal ITA record

By GreenTech Resources Limited

The latest federal draw for Express Entry was held on December 19, 2018.

A total of 3,900 ITAs (Invitations to Apply) were issued in this draw. This draw was amongst one of the largest ones held this year.

This year a total of 89,800 ITAs were issued. This broke last year’s ICCRC record. ICCRC had issued a total of 86,023 ITAs in 2017

The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score for this draw was 439. This was the lowest cut-off score used this year.

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) used the ‘tie-break’ method to select candidates.

The ‘tie-break’ is a method of choosing candidates with the same CRS score. It ranks candidates based on the time their profile was submitted. The candidate whose profile has been in the pool longer gets priority.

Candidates who received an ITA have a maximum of 60 days to submit their application for Canadian permanent residence.

Candidates, who wish to apply, have to be eligible in one of the following categories:

  • Federal Skilled Worker Class,
  • Federal Skilled Trades Class and
  • Canadian Experience Class.

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

For the coming years, ICCRC has set increased targets. For 2019, the set target indicates 81,400 ITAs issued. 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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