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IRCC launches largest Express Entry Draw of the year - Invites 3,500 candidates

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 12, Apr 2018

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The IRCC (Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada) has launched the biggest Express Entry Draw of the year on April 11, 2018. The draw has invited record number of Canada PR applicants this year. All invitees will have to submit the complete PR application within 90 days of the receipt of invitation.

Let's take a look at the key statistics of the 7th Express Entry Draw of 2018.

  • The draw is open: The current express entry draw is open from April 11, 2018 to April 12, 2018.
  • CRS score requirement: The CRS score requirement or qualifying marks in the draw is 444 CRS points or above
  • Number of Invitations to be issued: The IRCC to issue a total of 3,500 Canada PR invitations during the draw.
  • Tie-breaking rule: : March 26, 2018 at 08:25:40 UTC

Click here the list of Express Entry Draws 2015 to 2018

The draw was on time this time around considering the fortnightly cycle. The applicants who have received the (ITA) needs gather all essential documents to submit the same along with application within the specified time by IRCC.

Largest Express Entry Draw of 2018

The present Express Entry draw is distinct and special for some key reasons. First of all, this is the largest draw this year, in terms of number of invited applicants in the current EE draw. The current draw has invited massive 3,500 candidates to apply for Canadian Permanent Residency, which is highest for this year.

The surprising thing in the draw is the highest number of applicants have been invited by IRCC (Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada) with no real reduction in the CRS score requirement.

Apply now as it's the Best time to apply Canada PR

If you are an aspirant of Canadian permanent residency waiting for a long time to get favourable conditions, this is the best time to apply permanent residency in Canada. At now IRCC has relaxed the immigration rules and procedures in express entry and other programs to ease the entry of permanent residents in Canada.

In case you need advice, assistance or support to apply permanent residency in Canada, you may contact Visas avenue immigration expert. Visas Avenue is a trusted and registered Visa Consultancy firm in India. You may call the immigration expert on Toll Free Number- 78-18-000-777. Alternatively, e-mail your queries to Visas Avenue e-mail id-


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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