120th Express Entry Draw held in Canada and ITAs cross 40,000 for 2019

June 27, 2019
The Canada Express Entry held its 13th round of invitations for 2019, on June 26, 2019 and issued 3,350 Invitations to Apply.  Also in it, there was a decline in the minimum Comprehensive Ranking System score. Moreover, the drop in CRS happened for the second consecutive time. Candidates had to score 462 points or above it to receive ITAs. 

120th Express Entry Draw held in Canada and ITAs cross 40,000 for 2019

Explanation of the decline

The score decline was for three points in comparison to the previous draw. This also shows that the, drop in the minimum score is now eight points, during the past four weeks.

Additionally, in the 119th Express Entry Draw held on June 12th the cut-off score was 465. It is a significant decrease of 8 points in the previous 2 draws and will help the authorities in reaching their Annual Immigration Target. 

Canada issued 41,800 ITAs in the present year, and the immigration target for top skill candidates is 81,400. In 2018 IRCC set a new record for issuing 89,800 Express Entry ITAs in one year. There was the use of tie-break mechanism in this draw set at May 11, 2019 at 1.40 PM, EST. In case there are multiple candidates scoring the same low score, the cut-off works on the date/time they submit the Express Entry profile.

Details of Express Entry

The implementation of the Express Entry immigration system was commenced by immigration authorities from Jan 1, 2015. It manages applications of skilled workers in the Federal programs. These are:

• Federal Skilled Trades Program

• Federal Skilled Worker Program,

• Canada Experience Class as well as

• Parts of the Provincial Nomination Programs.

Experts feel that the authorities will hold around 30 draws and issue in excess of 80,000 invitations in 2019. Many draws will also feature a CRS score that is below 460. This measure will help the immigration authorities to meet their annual immigration target for 2019. All the persons intending to immigrate can seek our guidance and assistance and also contact for any further information.

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