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IRCC Launched 13th Express Entry draw of the year to issue 3,750 Canada PR invitations yet again

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 09, Aug 2018

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Much awaited 13th Express Entry draw launched by IRCC on August 8, 2018. The IRCC is going to issue a total of 3,750 invitations in the present EE draw. The draw seem to have followed the ongoing pattern yet again for both number of invites and qualifying marks. The candidates receiving invitations to apply for Canada PR this time around will have to submit complete application along with documents within 60 days as per the new deadline. Let's take a look at key features of current EE draw.

13h Express Entry draw for FSW category this year

Find below the key statistics of the current Express Entry draw:

  • The draw is open: The current express entry draw is open from August 8, 2018 to August 9, 2018.
  • CRS score requirement: The CRS score requirement or qualifying marks in the draw is 440 CRS points or above
  • Number of Invitations to be issued: The IRCC to issue a total of 3,750 Canada PR invitations during the draw.
  • Tie-breaking rule: January 31, 2018 at 00:06:40 UTC

This year, 13 draws were launched for FSW Category candidates were without any PNP nomination. Whereas, 1 draw (11th draw) was launched for candidates FST and provincial nomination received category.

Current Draw analysis

This is 4th time in a row IRCC has invited 3,750 candidates to apply for Canadian permanent residency. The figure of 3,750 is seem to have creating a pattern for EE draws. Moreover, CRS score requirement is yet again hovering around 440 mark, hence, it continues to stay 440 or above this year.

Have you registered your profile in Express Entry to obtain Canada PR?

If you wish to get Canada PR this year, however, hasn't got the profile registered in Federal Express entry system, it's the high time you create your profile and score minimum 67 points under Federal Skilled Worker (FSW) Category.

In case, you have already registered profile in express entry, but hasn't got the ITA (Invitation to Apply) as of now, you may get in touch with certified Canadian immigration expert at Visas Avenue to discuss the alternate immigration programs to obtain Canada PR invitation at earliest.

You may call Visas Avenue immigration expert on Toll Free Number- 78-18-000-777. Alternatively, e-mail your queries to Visas Avenue e-mail id-


Rajneesh Kumar

Rajneesh Kumar is a well-known writer,blogger and content creator. His passion and expertise in writing content on Immigration, visa, political affairs, News, current affairs, etc. makes him one of the best professional writers around.

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