Canada PNP Draw

Express Entry: 500 PNP Candidates One Step Closer To Permanent Residence

Published on : May 27, 2021


Key Highlights:

  • Latest PNP Draw
  • IRCC Prioritizing Candidates in Canada

CRS score requirement recently dropped to 39 points compared to the earlier PNP-specific draw. Canada just invited 500 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence on May 26.

To be eligible for an invite, Express Entry candidates need to have a specific nomination from a Provincial Nominee Program(PNP). The minimum score was stuck at 713 because they might have received 600 points automatically as a result of the PNP module.

Without that nomination, the lowest score might have been close to 113. Compared to the earlier PNP-only draw, Canada invited 57 fewer candidates and the score requirement eventually dropped to 39 points.

Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada(IRCC) tend to publish a cutoff time following the tie-break rule. This whole process is a part of the administrative requirement. irrespective of the tie.

In the recent draw, candidates scoring a minimum were invited in case they have submitted their Express Entry Profile before April 06, 2021, at 09:50:14 UTC.

 

IRCC Prioritizing Candidates in Canada

Canada aims at inviting only Express Entry applicants who have received a PNP or who are eligible for the Canadian Experience Class (CEC). This is owing to COVID-related travel restrictions that do not allow approved permanent residents to settle in Canada from abroad and the government is too aiming in admitting record-breaking numbers of new immigrants over the next 3 years.

In 2021, Canada is set to welcome close to 108,500 new immigrants through Express-Entry managed programs. So far IRCC has invited 68,817 Express Entry applicants to apply for permanent residence.

CEC-only and PNP-only draws have different CRS requirements. This is because PNP applicants have a 600 point award attached to their score. CEC candidates are invited in huge numbers, and they are not competing for invitations from other programs.

Topics: Migrate, Canada

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