Latest Express Entry draw invites 3,900 candidates to apply for Canadian permanent residence
On October 2, 2019 Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) held its largest Express Entry draw since January 2019. A total of 3,900 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) for Canadian permanent residence were issued to candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores of 464 or higher. The draw was an increase of 300 ITAs over the previous draw of September 18.
In order to enter the Express Entry pool, candidates must first meet the eligibility requirements for one of the three programs. The first step is to create an Express Entry profile. A job offer is not required to enter or be selected from the Express Entry pool. The highest-ranked candidates are invited to apply for Canadian permanent residence during regular draws from the pool.
The 3,900 ITAs issued in today’s draw brought the total number of invitations issued in 2019 to 67,300, well on target for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)’s 2019 and 2020 admission targets.
October 2 Rounds of invitations
Ministerial Instructions respecting invitations to apply for permanent residence under the Express Entry system – October 2, 2019
The numbers in this table reflect the total number of people in the pool overall, a few days before an invitation round. The score distribution may change as people submit new profiles and other profiles expire.
The table numbers in italics are a detailed breakdown of the bold number immediately above.