On 11th May, 2022, Express Entry draw gave away 545 invites to PNP profiles for permanent residence (PR) application. Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score for this draw was 753 points which marginally dropped by 19 points in comparison with the previous draw. This is the 18th consecutive PNP only draw. However, IRCC minister recently declared that all category express entry draws shall recommence from start of July this year. More so, this draw targeted only the candidates who hold a provincial nomination along with an express entry profile.
So far in the current year, a total of 8,631 applicants have received invitation in Express Entry PNP (Provincial Nominee Program). Additionally, a record-breaking number of 1,082 PNP profiles were invited in the express entry draw which occurred on February 16, 2022
Eligibility Criteria for This Express Entry Draw:
To be eligible for the PNP (Provincial Nominee Program) Express Entry, following requirements need to be fulfilled:
- A lawful Express Entry profile in any of the three categories; Federal Skilled Worker (FSW), Federal Skilled Trades (FST), or Canadian Experience Class (CEC).
- A Provincial Nomination from any of Canada’s provinces. This will add 600 more points to your Express Entry profile.
Summary of the CRS score Dissemination in the Express Entry pool until May 9, 2022:
CRS score window Total no of candidates
A brief about Express Entry
The three federal high-skilled immigration programs named
- The Canadian Express Class
- The Federal Skilled Workers Program and
- The Federal Skilled Trades Program
Are included under The Express Entry program.
A comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) is created to sift multiple immigration applications to place the candidates on the basis of their age, educational qualification, work experience, language test scores, and a few more. Applicants who are able to manage to gather maximum scores become eligible to receive invitations to apply for PR through consistent Express Entry draws. It is probable that you receive a PR invitation by applying straight via Express Entry. Nevertheless, a provincial nominee gets you an edge of 600 CRS points which will in turn make sure you get an Invitation to Apply (ITA) in a subsequent Express Entry draw.