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Express Entry Qualifying Scores Rise for 19th Round of Invitations

Oct 23, 2015 – Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has invited 1,502 Express Entry candidates to apply for Permanent Residence in Canada. The lowest qualifying score was 489, representing a rise in scores over recent rounds. This is the tenth consecutive draw for which the lowest qualifying score has been below the 600 point benchmark. A total of 25,044 invitations have been issued since the program was launched in January 2015.

Express Entry uses a comprehensive ranking system to rank prospective immigrants to Canada. Candidates are awarded up to 600 points based on a variety of factors meant to assess their ability to succeed in Canada, including age, language skills, education and work experience. An additional 600 points are awarded for holding a valid job offer supported by a Labour Market Impact Assessment.

For a breakdown of invitations and qualifying scores from previous rounds, please click here.

If you have any questions about Express Entry or would like to create a profile, please contact Green and Spiegel.