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IRCC Invites Candidates with Provincial Nomination in the latest Express Entry Draw

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 16, Apr 2020

visas default image The IRCC (Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada), opened yet another express entry draw within a week of the previous draw. The latest draw of the EE system took place on April 15, 2020 to invite the candidates with provincial nomination this time around. Last week only the IRCC held two draw for both CEC and provincial nomination candidates.

The consistency and frequency of EE draws is commendable considering the disruptions caused by Covid-19 spread. Let's find out more details about this latest EE draw.

EE draw Opened on 15th April for PNP Candidates

Find below the results of the latest draw of Federal EE system, opened for candidates with provincial nomination:
  • The draw is open: The current express entry draw is open from April 15, 2020 to April 16, 2020.
  • CRS score requirement: The CRS score requirement or qualifying marks in the draw is 808 CRS points or above
  • Number of Invitations to be issued: The IRCC to issue a total of 118 Canada PR invitations during the draw.
  • Tie-breaking rule:March 18, 2020 at 10:30:55 UTC
All invited candidates in this draw will have to submit their Canada PR application along with essential documents to IRCC within the specified period.

Analysis of the latest EE draw for PNP nominees

This draw was dedicated for the provincial nomination candidates. The PNP nominees are those candidates in Express Entry pool, which have got the nomination from any Canadian province, and hence, received 600 additional CRS points based on the provincial nomination. This is why the CRS score requirement in this draw is higher, i.e. 808 points and number of invites are relatively low (i.e. 118 invitations) compared to the regular draws.

Number of Express Entry Draw Invitation in 2020

Now, Canada has invited total 26,618 candidates in 10 Express Entry draws occurred this year. Looking at the consistency of EE draws despite Covid-19 disruption, Express Entry system is likely to achieve its annual immigration target of inviting 91,800 candidates in 2020.
Click here to view complete list of Express Entry Draws
Date Category No. of ITAs Minimum Score Requirement
15-April-2020 Express Entry Provincial Nominee Candidates 118 808

If you have not been receiving the ITA since long, you may enhance your CRS score to get the invite, by acquiring the provincial nomination.

Get Canada PR invite even with low score - Contact Visas Avenue for assistance

In case, you are not receiving the invite due to low CRS score, the nomination acquired through PNP can really help you increase your CRS score in express entry system. The provincial nomination makes you eligible to get 600 extra CRS points, in your express entry account and subsequently, get the Invitation to apply for Canada PR.

To apply in the most appropriate PNP this year based on your profile, you may get in touch with Visas Avenue- a leading and registered Visa Advisor and Consultant in India with admirable track record in terms of getting Canada PR visa approvals for the applicants.

You may call Visas Avenue migration experts on Toll Free Number- 78-18-000-777. Moreover, to get your eligibility checked and subsequently, get a call from the expert, you may fill the free assessment form.


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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