Canada invites 4,200 express entry candidates in its September draw

The Canadian government has issued 4,200 invitations to precise Entry candidates, for Canadian permanent residency application, in its latest draw happened the 2nd of September 2020.

The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score during this latest invitation round was 475, a decrease of 1 point compared to the previous draw held August 5.

The tie-break applied by the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), was August 16, indicating that every candidates with a CRS score of 475 and above, who entered their profile within the Express Entry pool, before the chosen date and time were invited.

This round of invitation is the most issued in an Express Entry round, since 4500 were issued before the coronavirus pandemic on February 19, 2020. a robust indication of Canada’s commitment towards welcoming high levels of immigration going forward.

The latest round was the 29th of its kind in 2020, and brings the overall number of ITAs issued this year to 69,950 a brand new record thus far. Recall that Nairametrics had reported in March, that so as for the Canadian government to succeed in this year’s 85,800 targets, it started issuing larger numbers of invitations in every draw, which has translated to 81.5% achievement thus far .

With more rounds to go before the end of the year, it’s evident that the Canadian government has fully intensified its effort towards attracting immigrants to apply for permanent residency.

How it works

Express Entry that application system that manages the pool of candidates for Canada’s three main economic immigration classes — the Federal trained worker Program (FSWP), the Federal Skilled Trades Class (FSTC), and also the Canadian Experience Class (CEC).

A set number of the highest-ranked candidates are invited to apply for Canadian permanent residence through regular draws from the pool. These invitation rounds typically happen every fortnight and also the overwhelming majority involve candidates from all three Express Entry-managed categories.

Candidates are ranked based on a score awarded under the CRS, which considers factors like age, education, skilled work experience, and proficiency in English or French.

A set number of the highest-ranked candidates are issued an ITA for Canadian permanent residence through regular draws from the pool. Although, while employment offer isn’t required so as to be eligible under the Express Entry system, the CRS does award additional points to candidates who have one.

Also, the govt of Canada includes a processing standard of six months, for permanent residence applications filed through the Express Entry system.

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