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Latest Express Entry draw opened on 18th March 2020

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 21, Mar 2020

visas default image The Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) held the latest draw of federal Express entry system on March 18, 2020 to invite 668 candidates with provincial nomination this time around. This is the 6th EE draw this year and 2nd one in the month of March. Although, the invitations were sent to the candidates on 18th March, however, the IRCC has revealed the details of the draw on 20th March 2020 only.

Let's find out more about this latest EE draw.

New Express Entry Draw Opened on March 18, 2020

Find below the results of the latest draw of Federal EE system:
  • The draw opened: The current express entry draw opened on March 18, 2020.
  • CRS score requirement: The CRS score requirement or qualifying marks in the draw is 720 CRS points or above
  • Number of Invitations to be issued: The IRCC to issue a total of 668 Canada PR invitations during the draw.
  • Tie-breaking rule: March 19, 2020 at 02:04:06 UTC
All invited candidates in this draw have got the provincial nomination from a province in Canada. As per the rule of Express Entry system, all invited applicants will have to submit the application along with documents within due course of time.
Click here to view complete list of Express Entry Draws

Analysis of Latest Express Entry draw

After this latest draw, now the IRCC has invited total 19,368 candidates in the total 6 EE draws in the year 2020. The IRCC raised the cut off from 471 points last time around to 720 points in the current EE draw. This massive rise in the CRS score requirement occurred as IRCC has targeted the candidates with provincial nomination only this time around.

However, a good thing as far as the Canada immigration applicants are concerned is, despite the row over the Covid-19, the Canadian government or IRCC continues to invite the applicants. Moreover, despite the recent chaos, Canada is likely to achieve its annual immigration target as well this year.

In case, you have not got the ITA since long, you may raise your CRS score and get the Invitation to Apply for Canada PR in your express entry account by obtaining the provincial nomination.

Get Canada PR in 2020 despite low point score- Contact Visas Avenue for assistance

As already mentioned, a PNP can really help you increase your CRS score. The provincial nomination obtained via a PNP makes you eligible to acquire 600 extra points, in your express entry account, based on which, you can get the Invitation to apply for Canada PR, from IRCC in the subsequent EE draw.

To apply in the best PNP, based on your profile, you may contact Visas Avenue- a leading and registered Immigration Consultancy Company in India with great success rate in terms of getting Canada PR visa approvals. 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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