Express Entry breaks the record- second draw in just eight days, with the largest number of ITAs ever issued

Canada Express Entry conducted the 45th Draw on October 19, 2016 with a significant decrease in its CRS score. In the history of Express Entry Draw, this latest draw hits a new record. It is the second draw within the eight days. And what’s big is that this 45th Draw of Express Entry has invited the largest number of applicants ever in the records of Express Entry since January 2015. About 1,804 Invitations to Apply for Canada PR were issued to applicants who were able to score 475 points or more.

Furthermore, a representative of IRCC, at an event in Edmonton revealed that IRCC expects to issue a larger number of ITAs before the end of 2016, so as to reach the annual intake target. With this news, candidates who have been invited and the prospective immigrants are looking forward to an overdrive of the system with larger draws, lower CRS requirement, and more active PNP program categories into the pool.