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16th Express Entry Draw of Canada 2016 is launched to issue 755 Invitations for Canadian PR

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 28, Jul 2016

visas default image The Immigration Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has launched 16th Express entry draw of 2016. The current draw will choose the candidates meeting or exceeding the qualifying marks (CRS Score requirement) to issue the invitation for Canadian permanent residency.

Lets take a look at the statistics of the current draw of express entry.

16th Express Entry Draw Statistics

The key statistics of the EE Draw are as follows:

  • The draw is open from July 27, 2016 to July 28, 2016
  • A total of 755 PR invitations will be issued during the current draw
  • The Qualifying marks required for the draw are 488 points or above.
Key analysis of 16th Draw of Express entry

The 16th Express entry draw is launched among the high expectations of applicants expecting the draw results to be favorable. However, the draw is not much different in terms of both qualifying marks and PR invitations. There is a minor rise seen in the number of invitations as the raised to 755 compared to 747 in the last draw.

On the other end, the qualifying marks increased to 488 points from 482 points last time round. As the draw results havent changed much, what are the options available for the applicants to secure their PR Visa for Canada?

Check the complete list of Express Entry Draws here

How to get PR for Canada under given circumstances?

If you are waiting for the PR as an express entry applicant for a long time, its time to take essential steps to obtain the same. You may coordinate with a reliable immigration consultant to update your file for Canada immigration again and look out for alternate options to immigrate to Canada.

How Express Entry helps aspirants apply for Canada PR visa and secure the same?

You may get in touch with the certified and experienced immigration experts at Visas Avenue to get thorough support in exploring the Canada immigration pathways and obtaining the PR Visa at earliest.

The Visas Avenue is a prominent immigration and visa consultancy company in India that has years or experience in Canada immigration. Visas Avenue can
  • Provide you key suggestions to upgrade your profile so that your CRS score in express entry can be enhanced
  • Suggest you alternate immigration program to apply
  • Help you in visa and immigration process till visa approval.
At now there are two crucial immigration program you can choose to apply, i.e.
  • Quebec Skilled worker Program (QSWP)- Open to accept 5000 new applications
  • Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP)- Open to accept new application under its subcategories.
How to reach Visas Avenue?

You may contact the qualified immigration experts at Visas Avenue on contact nos. 011-48447777 (Delhi), 080-46668222 (Bangalore), or 040-42467777 (Hyderabad). You may call now to book the free appointment with the Visa and immigration experts or Case Managers at Visas Avenue to discuss your immigration plan.

Alternatively, you can send your Canada immigration or express entry associated queries on Visas Avenue email id- to receive the prompt response from the experts.


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.

He has been creating the Immigration Content, i.e. Blogs, Articles, social media, videos, etc. for more than 5 years now.


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