120th Express Entry Draw | IRCC Issues 3,350 Invitations

120th Express Entry Draw | IRCC Issues 3,350 Invitations

Ninan Lawrence Published:
June 30, 2019

In the last Express Entry draw that took place on June 26, 2019, the CRS score of lowest ranked candidate invited was 462. There has been a drop of 3 CRS points compared to the previous Express Entry draw that was conducted on June 12, 2019.

A total of 3,350 invitations were issued on this 120th Express Entry draw that took place on June 26 2019. Like in the previous Express Entry draw, the total number of invitations issued remains same at a staggering 3,350.

The current draw statistics in comparison with the recent ones gives a clear indication that many skilled workers and professionals all around the world are now interested and are actively trying to secure Permanent Residence status in Canada through the Federal Skilled Worker Class (FSWC) program. This means that if you are a skilled professional looking to immigrate to Canada, time is of the essence for you. A minimum pass score of 67 points is required out of the total score of 100 points in the Federal 6 Selection Factors to qualify for Express Entry aligned programs. These include the Federal Skilled Worker Class (FSWC), the Federal Skilled Trades Class (FSTC) and the Canadian Experience Class (CEC).

Below are the draw statistics of the 120th Express Entry draw:

Number of Invitations issued: 3,350

Date and time of the drawJune 26, 2019 at 12:30:54 (UTC)

CRS score of the lowest ranked candidate: 462

Tie-break rule used in this draw: May 11, 2019 at 17:40:54 (UTC)

This means that all Express Entry profiles that were active in the pool with a minimum CRS score equal to or greater than 462, and which entered the pool at (or before) the lock-score (tie-break) timestamp were considered while the Federal Government of Canada issued Invitation to Apply (ITAs) this time.

Express Entry is a selection system, through which the Federal government of Canada (IRCC) selects candidates for economic immigration to Canada through three programs – Federal Skilled Worker Class (FSWC), Federal Skilled Trades Class (FSTC) and Canadian Experience Class (CEC) – as well as a portion of Provincial Nominations (enhanced nominations).

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