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Latest Express Entry Draw open on November 15, 2018 to issue 3,900 Invitations

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 16, Nov 2018

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The IRCC has launched 1st draw of the November month on 15th November 2018. It is going to invite 3,900 candidates for Canadian permanent residency in the present draw. It's the fourth time in a row Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has invited the same number of applicants. IRCC issued 3,900 invitations in past three draws as well launched in the month of October 2018.

Express Entry draw Opened on 15th November

Find below the key statistics of the current EE draw:

  • The draw is open: The current express entry draw is open from November 15, 2018 to November 16, 2018.
  • CRS score requirement: The CRS score requirement or qualifying marks in the draw is 449 CRS points or above
  • Number of Invitations to be issued: The IRCC to issue a total of 3,900 Canada PR invitations during the draw.
  • Tie-breaking rule:September 16, 2018 at 12:41:42 UTC

Current EE draw Result was Expected

The draw result of the current EE draw was somewhat expected from IRCC, especially, when we look at the CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) requirement, i.e. 449 CRS points for the present draw. The increase in the qualifying marks or cut off was evident from the EE pool status on November 8, 2018. On 8th November, there were total 2,114 applicants in the pool with CRS score 451 points or above. No surprise to see few more number of candidates added to make it massive number of Invitations (i.e. 3,900) for the November 15th draw. The IRCC increased the CRS score requirement by 7 CRS points to make it 449 points or above for the present draw.

Also read- Waiting for Express Entry ITA Since long? Here's what you need to do

Will the trend continue this year?

Well, the current draw trend is quite expected to continue, as IRCC may look to set a new record for the Highest Number of Invitations in a year, beating the last year's record of 86,023 invites. Now, we are just 8,000 invites away, while there are possibly 3 more draws left in this year. If the trend continues, the Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada may issue as many as 90,000 plus invitations by the end of 2018, which will be a new record.

Waiting for ITA since long?

If you are waiting for the Express Entry Invitation to Apply (ITA) for a long time now, you must coordinate with a trusted Visa Consultancy for Canada to either raise your score or to apply in alternate PNP programs to obtain the permanent residency in Canada.

Visas Avenue is leading Canadian Visa Consultancy firm in India, with exceptional record for helping visa applicants get PR in Canada via most appropriate program. You may call Visas Avenue migration experts on Toll Free Number- 78-18-000-777. Moreover, to get your eligibility checked and subsequently, get a call from the expert, you may fill the free assessment form.


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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