Express Entry – the 13th draw

Recently the 13th draw was made for Invitation to Apply (ITA) for permanent residency in Canada under Express Entry Program. The Minister of Citizenship and Immigration as per section 10.3 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA) provides the annexed Ministerial Instructions with regards to ITA (Invitation to Apply) for PR under the Express Entry System July 18, 2015.

The number of Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points needed by candidates to be given an invitation to apply for permanent residence through the Express Entry selection system for Canadian immigration has decreased for the third time in just over a month.

The 11th draw, in late June, had a cut-off of 469 points, while the 12th one, on July 10 required 463 points. The most recent Express Entry draws mark the first time in which three such draws have taken place and the CRS points requirement has decreased for each consecutive draw. However, these news has been warmly welcomed by candidates who have been given a considerable number of CRS points for their core human capital factors, which consist of, age, work experience, level of education and language skill, as well as those who have effectively obtained a qualifying job offer of approved employment or an improved provincial nomination certificate.

Criteria for getting an invitation to Express Entry Pool – 13th draw

Below are the vital things to be considered forgiven ITA to the chosen candidates, as per the designated authorities:

A number of invitations:

The number of invitations that may be issued during the period beginning on July 17, 2015, and ending on July 18, 2015, is 1,581.

Required rank

Foreign nationals who, on July 18, 2015, at 00:04:00 UTC, have been assigned a total of 451 points or more under the Comprehensive Ranking System that is set out in the Ministerial Instructions Respecting the Express Entry System, as published in the Canada Gazette, Part I, on December 1, 2014, and as amended from time to time, occupy the rank required to be invited to make an application for permanent residence.

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