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IRCC invites PNP candidates once again in the latest Express Entry draw

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 29, Apr 2021

IRCC invites PNP candidates once again in the latest Express Entry draw Express Entry draw opens on April 28, 2021

In the latest Express Entry draw held on April 28, 2021 the Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has yet again issued the invitations to Provincial Nominee Class candidates. Hence, only the applicants from the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) were eligible for this invitation round.Let us find out more details about this latest EE draw.

Express Entry Draw on 28th April

The IRCC has invited total 381 candidates to apply for Canadian Permanent Residency (PR) Visa in this latest EE draw with a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) Score requirement of 717 CRS points.

Express Entry Draw on April 28, 2021

Date EE Category No. of ITAs Minimum Score Requirement Tie-breaking rule
April 28, 2021 Only for PNP Candidates 381 717 March 16, 2021 at 21:20:50 UTC

Now, the IRCC has invited 55,771 candidates in 14 program-specific Express Entry draws opened this year until date. The IRCC has invited record number of candidates this year despite the shadow of global pandemic in last few months. At no point, the Canadian government stopped accepting the applications through federal Express Entry System OR Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) in last one year.

Click here to see the complete list of EE draws until the date


Express Entry draw opens on April 28, 2021

If you are waiting for the ITA (Invitation to Apply) since long enhancing your Express Entry CRS score through PNP nomination will be a great option for you. The express entry aligned stream helps you add 600 additional CRS points in your express sentry account. Needless to mention it make certain that you get the ITA from Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) in the next EE draw.

Canada's Immigration Target for the year 2021

Canada plans to invite 401,000 new permanent residents this year. Out of this number, 108,500 candidates will be invited through the federal EE system only. Canada is number one country in the world for quality of life and ranks among top five countries for various parameters as per US News and World report.

If you are planning to apply for Canadian Permanent Residency (PR) through Express Entry or Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) this year, you may contact a certified Canada migration expert at Visas Avenue on Toll-Free-Number- 78-18-000-777 or send us an e-mail at


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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