Today, the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited 3,350 applicants with a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 462 or higher to apply for permanent residence, a three-point decrease from the previous draw.
The number of Invitations to Apply (ITAs) has remained steady at 3,350 for most of 2019 and the CRS score is expected to remain quite high for the foreseeable future, however it's the second consecutive draw to see the cut-off score decrese since the 29th of May. Today's 3,350 ITAs brings 2019's total to 41,800.
Today’s draw marks the 119th
round of invitations since Express Entry came into force and with that, IRCC has applied its tie-breaking rule with the time stamp of May 11th, 2019, at 17:40:54 UTC
. This simply means that all candidates with a CRS score of 462
or above, and previous candidates with a score of 462
or above who entered their profile in the Express Entry pool before the selected tie-breaking date and time, will receive an invitation in this round.
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