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IRCC invites 5,000 candidates in latest Express Entry draw to surpass 100,000 invitations

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 10, Dec 2020

IRCC invites 5,000 candidates in latest Express Entry draw to surpass 100,000 invitations The Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has opened an Express Entry draw on 9th December 2020 to issue 5,000 invitations yet again. It is the third time in a row the IRCC has invited the same number of candidates to apply for Canadian Permanent Residency (PR) Visa. With this EE Draw, the IRCC has surpassed the significant mark of 100,000 invitations this year.

All-Program Express Entry draw on 9th December

The IRCC has issued 5,000 invitations this time around again with the same Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score requirement, i.e. 469 points.

Express Entry Draw on December 9, 2020

Date EE Category No. of ITAs Minimum Score Requirement Tie-breaking rule
December 9, 2020 All Programs 5,000 469 June 4, 2020 at 22:26:05 UTC

It is an all program draw; hence, the IRCC has invited candidates under all the streams this time around.

Now, with this current draw, now EE system has invited total 102,350 candidates this year until 9th December draw. This is the record number of invitations issued by IRCC in any year, since the introduction of the federal EE system.
Click here to see complete list of EE draws until date
EE Draws Invitation Chart 2020

This is positive indication for the aspirants of Canadian PR visa, who wish to apply for and obtain the PR visa in Canada. The year 2021 is going to be an incredible one for the applicants as Canada has target of 401,000 new immigrants for the next year and hence, the candidates are likely to have higher chances of getting selected for Canadian skilled PR visa.

CRS Score Trend Chart

To confirm your eligibility and prepare your immigration file for Canadian Permanent Residency (PR) through Express Entry system or PNP, you may contact certified and reliable Canada migration expert at Visas Avenue on Toll-Free-Number- 78-18-000-777. Alternatively, you can drop us an e-mail at


Rajneesh Kumar

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