Prepared by Shreeya A Pal; Shi Hui Yu; Edited by Samuel Francis Gills on August 8, 2022

Canada has invited 2,000 candidates in the Express Entry pool to apply for permanent residence on August 3rd. Foreign nationals who ranked among the first 2000 were eligible for invitations. The issuing of invitations began on August 03 and ended on August 04. The Comprehensive Ranking System CRS cut-off score required in this draw to get selected was 533.

If there was a tie between candidates, the cut-off was based on the date and time their Express Entry profiles were created. To learn more on this topic, visit this section on our website. In this draw, candidates from all Express Entry aligned provincial as well as 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 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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