The Canadian government has invited 3,600 individuals who participated in the Express Entry to apply for the country’s permanent residence in a new draw held on Wednesday, July 24th.
The cut-off Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score for the July 24th draw was 459, three points down from the 460 cut-off score for the July 10th draw.
Foreigners participating in the Express Entry draw are ranked based o the CRS score, which is based on factors such as the applicant’s age, education, skills level, work experience, proficiency in English or French, family ties to Canada, among others.
Candidates enter a pool, and the best candidates are picked in a draw that takes place every two weeks. An Invitation to Apply (ITA) then gives the candidate the go-ahead to apply for Canadian permanent residence.
49,00 ITAs have thus far in 2019 been issued through the Express Entry program. The government has set a target of 81,400 ITAs for 2019 through this program.
You can check if you meet the minimum score and also apply for Express Entry here.