Biggest Canadian Express Entry Invitations to Apply Issued


Biggest Canadian Express Entry Invitations to Apply Issued

October 19th witnessed the latest Express Entry draw, the second draw in the past eight days. During this draw, a new record has been set for ITAs issued to candidates who applied for Canada visa. The Canadian Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has given out more than what was recorded in the last draw which was held in March 27, 2015 where about 1,637 candidates received ITAs. In this last draw, about 1,804 ITAs has been issued. It is the second time that two different express entry draws will be conducted within 2 weeks.

Anyone who scores 475 and above in the CRS ranking system gets an ITA. Now this is the biggest reduction in CRS points so far in the past 6 months. All who get to receive an ITA have 60 days minimum to submit their PR application to the federal government of Canada. Due to current developments, the government has promised that no application will exceed 6 months in processing.

The principal visa applicant is also free to include spouse, common law partner and any dependents in their visa application.

Invitations Rising, Points Decreasing

From the ongoing developments, it is obvious that the Canadian government is making serious efforts to increase the immigration numbers by reducing the standards and requirements for obtaining permanent residence permits. The draws held in September and October has proven this as there were more ITAs issued because the CRS points required to get a PR were reduced. In all, 2016 has witnessed issuance of 23,092 ITAs to candidates in the Express Entry Pool.


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