Prepared by Zilpah D’Souza; Hema Upreti; Edited by on September 3, 2022

Canada has invited a total of 2,750 candidates in the Express Entry pool to apply for permanent residence on August 31. Foreign nationals who ranked among the first 2,750 were eligible for invitations. The issuing of invitations happened on August 31st and. The Comprehensive Ranking System CRS cut-off score required in this draw to get selected was 516.

If there is a tie between candidates, the cut-off will be based on the date and time their Express Entry profile was submitted. To learn more on this topic, visit this section on our website. In this draw, candidates from all Express Entry aligned Federal Programs were eligible. That is, the Federal Skilled Worker Class (FSWC), Federal Skilled Trades Class (FSTC),  Canadian Experience Class (CEC) & enhanced provincial nominee programs.

The below chart shows the CRS Cut-off scores for the last 10 EE draws:



What is Express Entry (EE)?

Express Entry is an electronic selection system used by the Federal as well as Provincial governments of Canada [to select], as well as designated Canadian employers [to nominate] candidates for Canadian permanent residence under the following immigration programs:

Candidates eligible for any of the above programs are given a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score in the Express Entry Pool. It is based on their Core/Human capital factors such as age, work experience, education, and language ability in English and/or French, etc. And, based on scores, candidates are periodically invited (or nominated) for permanent residence.

Check out Owlspriority Immigration’s Canada Settlement Resources to learn about finding employment in Canada, making your initial days stress-free, etc.

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