Canada has invited skilled immigrants for the first time since 2020!
Since December 2020, there have been no draws for the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) or the Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP). Draws for the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) were put on hold, back in September 2021.
July 06 Express Entry Draw Results
A total of 1,500 Express Entry candidates were invited to apply for permanent residency by Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). The Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) cut-off score was 557.
Invitation Round - #226
Date - 06.07.2022
Number of ITA's issued - 1500
Latest CRS score - 557
The tie-breaking rule for those with the required CRS score was April 12, 2021, at 12:21:45 UTC. IRCC publishes the tie-breaker for every draw, whether or not there was a tie in the first place. Candidates who have been invited to apply for permanent residency now have 60 days to do so.
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Sean Fraser’s Statement on July 06 Express Entry Draw
Canada’s Immigration Minister Sean Fraser stated, “Today, I am pleased to announce that Express Entry draws have officially resumed and applications will be processed at our 6 month processing standard. I want to thank the candidates from around the world for their patience, as we worked to reduce the backlog before resuming Express Entry draws. I look forward to welcoming skilled workers who will are essential in addressing Canada’s labour shortages.”
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