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IRCC launched 12th Express Entry draw to invite 3,750 candidates

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 13, Jul 2018

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The 12th Express entry draw of the year launched on July 11, 2018 by IRCC (Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada). The draw is inviting 3,750 candidates to apply for Canadian permanent residency which is the record for the month. Let's take a look at the key details of the draw this time around.

12th Express Entry Draw

Find below the key statistics of the current Express Entry draw:

  • The draw is open: The current express entry draw is open from July 11, 2018 to July 12, 2018.
  • CRS score requirement: The CRS score requirement or qualifying marks in the draw is 442 CRS points or above
  • Number of Invitations to be issued: The IRCC to issue a total of 3,750 Canada PR invitations during the draw.
  • Tie-breaking rule: June 26, 2018 at 13:18:55 UTC

Click here to see complete list of Express Entry Draws

Analysis of the current EE draw

It's the 3rd time in a row IRCC has invited massive 3,750 candidates. This seems to be a new trend from IRCC as it needs to meet the annual target as well by the end of this year. This makes it a total of 43,450 invitations this year for Canadian PR from IRCC.

No change in CRS score requirement

The IRCC hasn't make any change to the CRS score requirement as it's the same 442 CRS points like the previous draw. the applicants eagerly waiting for the reduction in the qualifying marks will have to wait again till next draw.

Didn't receive ITA This time around- find the alternate pathways to obtain Canada PR

If you haven't been receiving the ITA for last few Express entry draw, you may contact Visas Avenue immigration expert today to discuss the alternate immigration programs and pathway to obtain permanent residency in Canada.

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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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