3,350 Express Entry candidates invited to apply for Canadian permanent residence on May 1 2019
The Government of Canada in her #116 Express Entry draw which was done on the 1st of May 2019 invited a total of 3,350 candidates to apply for Canadian permanent residence. The cut-off score used for the draw was 450, which is just one point lower than the minimum score used to invite candidates previously in the draw of 17th April, 2019 where the cut-off mark was 451. The tie-break used for the May 1 draw was November 5, 2018, at 12:27:07 UTC. The implication of this is that all candidates with a Comprehensive Ranking Score (CRS) above 450, as well as those candidates with scores of 450 who entered their profile in the Express Entry pool before this date and time, received an Invitation To Apply (ITA).
Express Entry program is Canada’s new system for managing immigration applications for several of the country’s immigration programs which includes Federal Skilled Worker, Canadian Experience Class, and Federal Skilled Trades. Express Entry is a selection system for Canadian immigration, designed to select skilled workers for immigration to Canada.
Candidates who are eligible for any of the above mentioned programs are entered into the Express Entry pool and assigned a ranking score based on many factors that include age, education, work experience, language proficiency in English or French, and adaptability factors.
The highest-ranked candidates are then invited to apply for Canadian permanent residence through draws from the pool which is done at least twice monthly.
To find out if you are eligible to apply, fill out our free assessment form today.