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Canada Invites 3,750 in Latest Express Entry Draw #232

Published on : September 29, 2022


IRCC is gradually increasing the number of ITAs issued in an Express Entry round of invitations. The minimum required cut-off drops further. 

On September 28, 2022, there were a total of 3,750 Canadian immigration hopefuls invited to apply through the Express Entry system. You cannot apply until you receive an invitation. All you can do is to create your Express Entry profile and wait for an invitation before you can proceed further.

Express Entry Draw #232 - September 28, 2022

Invitations issued


Invited from

As no program was specified by IRCC, candidates invited from -

Minimum score cutoff

CRS 504

In 2022 -

●   Total draws: 20

●   Total invitations: 28,039

55,900 is the Express Entry invitations target for 2022, with the possibility to go up to 64,000.


Note. CRS: Comprehensive Ranking System.

The latest Express Entry Draw #232 had a tie-breaking rule of May 02, 2022 at 17:17:32 UTC applied. With this, Express Entry candidates that received invitations to apply (ITAs) in latest Express Entry draw had - 

  • A ranking score of at least CRS 504, and 
  • Had created their profile before the tie-break applied. 

No program was specified as such. Candidates from the FSWP, FSTP, CEC, and PNP were eligible. 

What is Canada Express Entry?

In 2015, Canada launched an online application management system for processing applications submitted by those looking to migrate to Canada with family. 

Is Express Entry a Canada immigration program?

Express Entry is the name of the application management system used by the federal department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). 

What Canada PR programs come under Express Entry?

Three of the main Canada PR pathways are managed through Express Entry. These are - 

  • Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP)
  • Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP)
  • Canadian Experience Class (CEC)

Some Canada immigration pathways under the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) are aligned with IRCC Express Entry. For example -

A PNP nomination fast-tracks the immigration process for the nominated Express Entry candidate.

How does a PNP nomination help me?

A PNP nomination is worth CRS 600 points in itself under the criteria of “D. Additional Points” on the 1,200-point Comprehensive Ranking System matrix.  

When was the first Express Entry draw held by Canada?

The first Express Entry draw was held on January 31, 2015. 

How many Express Entry draws have been held so far?

A total of 232 Express Entry draws have been held so far since the launch of the program in 2015. 

How many Express Entry draws in 2022?

So far, 20 Express Entry draws have been held in 2022. 

How many ITAs issued by IRCC in 2022?

With the latest Express Entry Draw #232, a total of 28,039 ITAs have been issued by IRCC so far in 2022. 

How many will get Canada PR by Express Entry in 2022?

The Express Entry target for 2022 is that of 55,900 invitations. 

Express Entry is the most sought-after route to get Canada PR. There is a 6-month processing standard in place.

The processing is said to begin the day that IRCC receives the complete application till the day that a decision is reached. A ‘complete’ application is considered to be one that has - 

(1) all required documents attached, and 

(2) contains all the needed information. 

A complete profile evaluation by immigration experts lets you assess your chances for getting a Canada PR visa by Express Entry.  

For more details, get in touch today!

Free Consultation provided. 

Topics: Migrate, Canada




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