Express Entry draw invites 1,070 PNP candidates | Canada set a new record: A new Express Entry draw #215 was announced on 2nd February 2022 in which Canada released invitations to 1,070 Express Entry Candidates. These candidates can now apply for a Permanent Residency in Canada. In order to get invited for this Express Entry, applicants must be nominated by PNP (Provincial Nominee Program). Candidates need to have a CRS Score (Comprehensive Ranking System) of a minimum of 674 points to get eligible for this Express Entry Draw. This cutoff score basically includes 600 points that are automatically awarded to the applicant when they get the nomination. This is the reason why the score in these PNP Express Entry Draw is significantly higher than the other draws. Apart from the points that are awarded to the applicants, candidates need just 74 CRS points.
In this Provincial Nominee Program Express Entry Draw, the CRS scores are reduced by 71 points, however, the invitation to Permanent Residency in Canada got increased by 34 candidates
About Express Entry Draw #215 | 2nd February
This Express Entry Draw took place on February 02, 2022, at 14:16:27 UTC and the CRS score of the lowest-ranked candidate was finalized at 674. The tie-breaking rule for this draw states that the applicant who has submitted and filed their profile before February 18 2021 at 05:05:15 UTC will be invited for the Express Entry. All the invited candidates need to apply for a Canadian Permanent Residency within 60 days.
Canada Express Entry Latest Draws
Below you can check out the latest Canada Express Entry Draws that are held in PNP Stream and CEC Stream.
|Draw#||Date||Immigration program||Invitations issued||CRS score of lowest-ranked candidate invited|
|215||02-Feb-22||Provincial Nominee Program||1070||674|
|214||19-Jan-22||Provincial Nominee Program||1036||745|
|213||05-Jan-22||Provincial Nominee Program||392||808|
|212||22-Dec-21||Provincial Nominee Program||746||720|
|211||10-Dec-21||Provincial Nominee Program||1032||698|
|210||24-Nov-21||Provincial Nominee Program||613||737|
|209||10-Nov-21||Provincial Nominee Program||775||685|
|208||27-Oct-21||Provincial Nominee Program||888||744|
|207||13-Oct-21||Provincial Nominee Program||681||720|
|206||29-Sep-21||Provincial Nominee Program||761||742|
|205||15-Sep-21||Provincial Nominee Program||521||732|
|204||14-Sep-21||Canadian Experience Class||2,000||462|
|203||01-Sep-21||Provincial Nominee Program||635||764|
|202||19-Aug-21||Canadian Experience Class||3,000||403|
|201||18-Aug-21||Provincial Nominee Program||463||751|
|200||05-Aug-21||Canadian Experience Class||3,000||404|
|199||04-Aug-21||Provincial Nominee Program||512||760|
|198||22-Jul-21||Canadian Experience Class||4,500||357|
|197||21-Jul-21||Provincial Nominee Program||462||734|
|196||08-Jul-21||Canadian Experience Class||4,500||369|
|195||07-Jul-21||Provincial Nominee Program||627||760|
|194||24-Jun-21||Canadian Experience Class||6,000||357|
|193||23-Jun-21||Provincial Nominee Program||1,002||742|
|192||10-Jun-21||Canadian Experience Class||6,000||368|
|191||09-Jun-21||Provincial Nominee Program||940||711|
|190||31-May-21||Canadian Experience Class||5,956||380|
|189||26-May-21||Provincial Nominee Program||500||713|
|188||20-May-21||Canadian Experience Class||1,842||397|
|187||13-May-21||Canadian Experience Class||4,147||401|
|186||12-May-21||Provincial Nominee Program||557||752|
|185||29-Apr-21||Canadian Experience Class||6,000||400|
Express Entry PNP 2022 | Canada
As of now, it is expected to see the majority of PNP draws, however, as per the announcement made by Immigration minister Sean Fraser, Canada will soon be resuming the other draws such as FSWP (Federal Skilled Worker Program), CEC (Canadian Experience Class) and FSTP (Federal Skilled Trades Program), as this situation will be temporary.
In 2019 or before, most of the Express Entry invitations were sent to FSWP candidates. In 2021, most of the invitations were made for CEC candidates as compared to other programs, until it got resumed its CEC draw in the month of September. Due to the impact of the pandemic, the closures created a backlog of 1.8 million people who are waiting on the decision on immigration.
What is Express Entry?
Express Entry program enables the management program for Immigration programs in Canada:
- Canadian Experience Class
- Federal Skilled Worker Program
- Federal Skill Trades Program
In this program, a point-based system i.e. CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) is used to rank the applicant’s profile. The candidates who are in the top ranges of the CRS score receive the ITA i.e. Invitation to Apply, after which they can apply for Permanent Residency.
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