Express Entry draw 55: CRS Requirement falling to further Low

Express Entry draw 55: The Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points needed by an applicant under Canada Express Entry immigration to acquire an Invitation to Apply (ITA) continuously falling low. On 22 February 2017, around 3,611 applicants having 441 or more CRS score achieved an ITA. According to the experts, this is till date the lowest threshold point of any draw since Express Entry launched.

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Applicants who attained an ITA are allowed to apply for Canadian permanent residency through Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Family members who are going to accompany the primary applicant such as spouse or common-law partner, dependent children are also eligible under Canada PR visa to reside in Canada.

Applicants who want to submit their application for Canada permanent residency under one of the program named, Federal Skilled Worker Class (FSWC), Federal Skilled Trades Class (FTSC), or Canadian Experience Class (CEC), should first submit their profile in the Express Entry pool of Candidate. After this each individual will be given a CRS score depending on the factors such as age, education, work experience, language capability etc. All profiles are ranked in the Express Entry pool on the basis of their CRS score, and then IRCC periodically organize Express Entry draws in order to invite the highest-ranking profiles from the pool to apply for Canada Permanent Residency.

Updated Express Entry Draw 2016 -2017: Last 3 months

Draw Date Number of Invitation Minimum CRS score
55 February 22 3,611 441
54 February 8 3,664 447
53 January 25 3,508 453
52 January 11 3,334 459
51 January 4 2,902 468
50 December 22 2,878 475

Click to see all the Express entry draws till date by CIC: Express Entry Draw 2016 -2017.

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Ontario reopening Immigration programs upcoming week

Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) will be taking visa applications under its most renowned immigration programs in the upcoming week. The selected programs are as follows:

  • Express Entry Human Capital Priorities Stream
  • International PhD Graduate Stream
  • International Masters Graduate Stream

Earlier in the month of May 2016, there was a temporary hold the above programs as they reached their yearly intake limit.

The Intake target for 2017 is kept at 6,000 applications. This is higher than last year’s intake which was 5,500 applications and also this time it involves visa applications across the entire OINP programs.

Moreover, a latest online visa application process was also planned to be opened along with the opening of these OINP programs. Ontario government mentioned that with this the visa application process will be faster, customer services will improve, and also will aid the Ontario employers in finding eligible skilled workers sooner.

Provincial government also conveyed that these OINP programs will be kept on hold and reopened on a periodic basis. The target behind this strategy is improvement in processing of visa applications.

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Express Entry Human Capital Priorities Stream

Ontario Express Entry – Human Capital Priorities Stream allows OINP to nominate eligible applicants having required academic qualification, work experience, language capability, and other skills, so that they can enter the federal Express Entry pool. It helps these candidates establish and function into labour market and communities of Ontario.

Among all other requirements, one of the major eligibility requirements is that an applicant must have submitted his or her profile in the Express Entry pool and must score at least 400 or above Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points. In case the applicant acquires the OINP nomination certificate under this program, he or she will be given 600 additional CRS points and will be eligible to get an Invitation to Apply for Canadian permanent residency.

International PhD Graduate Stream

International PhD Graduate Stream allows candidates who have acquired a PhD qualification from any of Ontario’s publicly funded universities. Under this stream, job offer is not required.

International Masters Graduate Stream

International Masters Graduate Stream is designed for candidates who have acquired a Master’s degree from any of Ontario’s publicly funded universities. Under this stream, job offer is not required.

Further Information and important details are expected to be coming till February 21. Keep in touch…with Make Visas.

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Saskatchewan Express Entry Immigration Category Opened

The renowned International Skilled Worker – Express Entry sub-category of the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) has reopened inviting 500 new visa applications on February 14 this year.

Under this particular sub-category, eligible applicants, who have submitted their profile in the Express Entry pool can apply and achieve a nomination certificate from the province of Saskatchewan. This gives the applicants 600 additional points from the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS), and that applicant will be chosen at a subsequent draw from the pool by Canadian Government.

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SINP government is inviting eligible candidates with the required skills and qualification needed to fill the skill gap in the Saskatchewan’s labour market. Applicants under the Express Entry sub-category must have been submitted their profile in the Express Entry pool, and should be eligible for any of the three economic programs, Federal Skilled WorkerFederal Skilled Trades, and the Canadian Experience Class.

Find out if your job profile is present in the highly demanded OCCUPATION LIST OF SASKATCHEWAN

The Provincial Nominee Program for Saskatchewan is termed as SINP – Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program. It allows the province to nominate skilled and experienced applicants through the federal government for permanent residence by awarding them with the Saskatchewan Provincial Nomination Certificate under Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program. With this nomination the applicant can further apply for Canada permanent residency visa.

The processing time compared to other Canadian immigration classes proves to faster in Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program.

The applications for SINP are accepted under the below mentioned categories:

  • International Skilled Worker Category
  • Saskatchewan Experience Category
  • Entrepreneur and Farm Category

Fill our quick and free visa assessment form to see under which program you are eligible under Canada Express Entry.

Express Entry Draw 54: Lowest CRS recorded Express Entry Draw

 

Express Entry Draw 54: The current Express Entry draw for Canada immigration has broken all records till date. The Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score is going down the 450 scale for the first time ever. Around 3,664 skilled workers scoring minimum 447 Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores were given an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for Canadian permanent residency on 8 February, 2017.

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Applicants who attained an ITA are allowed to apply for Canadian permanent residency through Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Family members who are going to accompany the primary applicant such as spouse or common-law partner, dependent children are also eligible under Canada PR visa to reside in Canada.

Applicants who want to submit their application for Canada permanent residency under one of the program named, Federal Skilled Worker Class (FSWC), Federal Skilled Trades Class (FTSC), or Canadian Experience Class (CEC), should first submit their profile in the Express Entry pool of Candidate. After this each individual will be given a CRS score depending on the factors such as age, education, work experience, language capability etc. All profiles are ranked in the Express Entry pool on the basis of their CRS score, and then IRCC periodically organize Express Entry draws in order to invite the highest-ranking profiles from the pool to apply for Canada Permanent Residency.

Updated Express Entry Draw 2016 -2017: Last 3 months

Draw Date Number of Invitation Minimum CRS score
54 February 8 3,664 447
53 January 25 3,508 453
52 January 11 3,334 459
51 January 4 2,902 468
50 December 22 2,878 475
49 December 16 1,936 497

Get more information on immigration and visa programs at Make Visas.
Click to see all the Express entry draws till date by CIC: Express Entry Draw 2016 -2017.