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IRCC Opens latest Express Entry draw to invite 671 PNP Candidates

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 09, Mar 2021

IRCC Opens latest Express Entry draw to invite 671 PNP Candidates The latest Express Entry draw opened on March 8, 2021. The Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) opened this program-specific EE draw for the candidates with a provincial nomination. The invited candidates have 600 additional CRS points obtained through Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) nomination.

Express Entry Draw on 8th March.

The IRCC has taken longer than the usual time to conduct this draw of the EE system, as the previous draw opened on February 13, 2021. In this latest draw, IRCC invited 671 candidates to apply for a Canadian PR visa with a minimum CRS score requirement of 739 points.

Express Entry Draw on March 8, 2021

Date EE Category No. of ITAs Minimum Score Requirement Tie-breaking rule
March 8, 2021 Only for PNP Candidates 671 739 February 16, 2021 at 19:10:25 UTC

The CRS score requirement in this draw is higher than the usual, as this draw is for the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) candidates. Now, after this draw, the IRCC has invited 38,657 candidates in seven program-specific Express Entry draws opened this year.
Click here to see the complete list of EE draws until the date
Even though most draws this year were program-specific draws, Express Entry has invited a record number of candidates, especially when we compare it to last year invitation at this point.

This year Express Entry annual invitation target is to invite 108,500 candidates to apply for a Canadian Permanent Residence (PR) visa. Moreover, Canadian Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) will also invite 80,800 candidates this year.

Hence, this year can be the best opportunity to apply for and obtain a Canada PR visa.

To apply for a Canadian PR Visa this year through Express Entry or PNP, you may contact a qualified Canada migration expert at Visas Avenue on Toll-Free-Number- 78-18-000-777. Alternatively, you can drop us an e-mail at Visas Avenue is a leading and registered Visa Consultancy Company in India.


Rajneesh Kumar

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