Another 6,000 Canada immigration candidates have received invitations to apply in the latest draw to be held by the federal government of Canada under the federal Express Entry system.
In Express Entry Draw #183 – held on April 16, 2021 at 21:35:52 UTC – a total of 6,000 Invitations to Apply [ITAs] have been issued by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada [IRCC].
As per IRCC, “Candidates from the Canadian Experience Class were eligible for this round of invitations”.
Those invited can now proceed to applying to IRCC for their permanent residence in Canada through the Express Entry system.
Generally, 6 months is the standard processing time for Canada PR applications submitted through IRCC Express Entry.
|An Overview of Express Entry Draw #183|
|Date and Time of round||April 16, 2021 at 21:35:52 UTC|
|Number of invitations issued||6,000|
|Candidate invited from||Canadian Experience Class [CEC]|
|Minimum CRS cut-off||417|
|Tie-breaking rule applied||March 01, 2021 at 19:53:46 UTC|
|Invitations issued by date [April 16]||30,400 [in 2020] | 55,390 [in 2021]|
Here, CRS implies the Comprehensive Ranking System wherein a score is allotted to Express Entry candidates, while in the IRCC pool of candidates. The CRS is allotted out of a maximum of 1,200 points. A PNP nomination in itself fetches 600 CRS points.
As this was another of the program-specific draws to be held by IRCC in the recent past, only CEC candidates were eligible for the latest federal Express Entry draw.
The CEC is one of the 3 economic immigration programs managed by IRCC through the federal Express Entry system.
The other Express Entry programs are the Federal Skilled Worker Program [FSWP] and the Federal Skilled Trades Program [FSTP].
For individuals possessing skilled work experience in Canada, the CEC targets temporary foreign workers and foreign graduates that have qualifying Canadian work experience.
The CEC has no education requirement.
Minimum requirements for the CEC of IRCC Express Entry –
Skilled work experience, as per Canada’s National Occupational Classification [NOC], is experience of working in either Skill Level 0 [zero], Skill type A, or Skill Type B.
With the tie-breaking rule of March 01, 2021 at 19:53:46 UTC applied to Express Entry Draw #183, CEC candidates that had a CRS of 417 and above received an ITA, provided they had submitted their profile before the date and time in the tie-break.
|Recently, IRCC has been prioritizing candidates that were more likely to already be within Canada.
While no all-program Express Entry draws have been held so far, securing a provincial nomination through the Provincial Nominee Program of Canada ensures an ITA by IRCC.
With the latest draw, a total of 55,390 ITAs have been issued in 2021 in the 13 federal draws held so far this year.
Canada is the most popular country for migrate overseas.
401,000 newcomers are to be welcomed by Canada in 2021. Of these, 232,500 will gain Canadian permanent residence through economic immigration.
For 2021, the Express Entry admissions target is 108,500.
Express Entry Draws in 2021
Total draws so far: 13
ITAs issued so far: 55,390
|Sl. No.||Draw No.||Invited||Date of Draw||Time of Draw||CRS cut-off||ITAs issued||Tie-breaking rule applied||For details|
|1||#171||PNP||January 6, 2021||14:39:02 UTC||CRS 813||250||November 2, 2020 at 11:11:52 UTC||Canada holds first Express Entry draw of 2021|
|2||#172||CEC||January 7, 2021||14:15:32 UTC||CRS 461||4,750||September 12, 2020 at 20:46:32 UTC||Express Entry: 4,750 invited with Canadian experience|
|3||#173||PNP||January 20, 2021||14:13:12 UTC||CRS 741||374||September 5, 2020 at 19:39:04 UTC||Express Entry: 374 invited with a PNP nomination|
|4||#174||CEC||January 21, 2021||14:22:20 UTC||CRS 454||4,626||July 23, 2020 at 17:32:00 UTC||Canada holds second Express Entry draw within 2 days|
|5||#175||PNP||February 10, 2021||14:31:18 UTC||CRS 720||654||August 14, 2020 at 06:51:00 UTC||Express Entry: 654 PNP candidates invited in the latest draw|
|6||#176||CEC||February 13, 2021||11:56:56 UTC||CRS 75||27,332||September 12, 2020 at 15:31:40 UTC||Express Entry: A historic 27,332 invited in a single draw|
|7||#177||PNP||March 08, 2021||13:53:21 UTC||CRS 739||671||February 16, 2021 at 19:10:25 UTC||Canada invites 671 PNP candidates in latest EE draw|
|8||#178||PNP||March 17, 2021||11:49:48 UTC||CRS 682||183||March 04, 2021 at 16:56:20 UTC||Express Entry: 183 ITAs issued in latest draw by IRCC|
|9||#179||CEC||March 18, 2021||11:30:56 UTC||CRS 449||5,000||February 19, 2021 at 15:59:57 UTC||Express Entry: Another draw held in 2 days, CEC invited|
|10||#180||PNP||March 31, 2021||11:21:22 UTC||CRS 778||284||March 16, 2021 at 16:09:32 UTC||Express Entry: 284 PNP candidates invited in 4th draw of March|
|11||#181||CEC||April 1, 2021||11:04:53 UTC||CRS 432||5,000||February 16, 2021 at 09:51:22 UTC||Express Entry: 5,000 CEC candidates invited in first draw of April|
|12||#182||PNP||April 14, 2021||11:01:51 UTC||CRS 753||266||March 01, 2021 at 15:22:18 UTC||Express Entry: Second draw of April 2021 invites 266|
|13||#183||CEC||April 16, 2021||21:35:52 UTC||CRS 417||6,000||March 01, 2021 at 19:53:46 UTC||
Note. PNP: Provincial Nominee Program, CEC: Canadian Experience Class [CEC].
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