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Latest Express Entry Draw opens to invite PNP candidates

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 15, May 2020

visas default image The IRCC opened the express entry draw on May 13, 2020 to issue 529 Invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residency this time around. The current EE draw is for the Candidates with a provincial nomination, hence, the cut of is understandingly high compare to the normal draws.

This is the fifth Provincial nominee class draw of Express Entry this year. Let us find out more details about the draw.

Express Entry draw for PNP candidates

In this latest EE draw for provincial nominee class, IRCC has invited a total of 529 candidates to apply for a Canadian permanent residency visa. The CRS cut off or CRS score requirement is 718 points for the applicants to receive ITA (Invitation to Apply).

Date EE Category No. of ITAs Minimum Score Requirement Tie-breaking rule
13 -May-2020 Provincial Nominee Class 529 718 March 19, 2020 at 12:53:21 UTC

The qualifying marks to get ITA are understandably high in this draw as this is for the candidates, who already have 600 extra points, obtained through a provincial nomination.

Now, with this current draw now IRCC has issued a total of 34,829 invitations in 14 Express Entry draws opened until date.

Express Entry Invitation Trend January 2020 to May 2020 Despite the disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, the IRCC has not stopped organizing the periodic express entry draws and inviting the candidates to apply for Canada PR. Canada has an immigration target of inviting 341,000 permanent residents and for express entry system it is 91,800. Looking at the consistency of EE draws, the IRCC is likely to achieve the same this year.

If you wish to apply for PR Visa, study visa, family-sponsored visa or visit visa in Canada this year, you may get in touch with Visas Avenue on Toll-Free Number- 78-18-000-777 or fill the free assessment form to get a call from an expert. It is the leading and registered Advisor and Consultant for the Canada immigration process.


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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