133rd Express Entry Draw: 3,200 Invitations Announced for Canadian PR -20th December, 2019

133rd Express Entry Draw
Canada Immigration has conducted a second Federal Express Entry draw in 8 days, announcing Invitations to Apply (I.T.As) to 3,200 applicants.

The 19 December 2019 Express Entry draw viewed the minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (C.R.S) drop by 3 points to 469 from the previous draw cut-off of 472 points.

Refugees, Immigration, and Citizenship Canada (I.R.C.C) now issued 85,300 invitations to apply to candidates in the year 2019, upon a highly-skilled immigration target of 81,400. Refugees, Immigration, and Citizenship Canada (I.R.C.C) broke the yearly Canadian Express Entry ITAs record and issued 89,800 ITAs in 2018.

The most recent draw implemented the tie-breaking rule the date and time applied were 14 November 2019 and at 4.41 am EST respectively. If multiple candidates had the minimum required CRS score, only candidates who provided their profiles in the pool of Express Entry prior to this specific date and time were received invitations to apply from IRCC.

This was the 26th invitations round below the Federal Express Entry in the year 2019 and 133rd invitations round beneath the Canadian Express Entry from the launch of Express Entry.

Express Entry System

It is an immigration system executed by Refugees, Immigration, and Citizenship Canada (I.R.C.C) on 1 January 2015, which controls applicants under Federal Economic immigration programs.

Express Entry has below programs:

  • Selected Canadian Provincial Nomination Programs
  • Canada Experience Class
  • Federal Skilled Trades Class
  • Federal Skilled Worker Class

Suggestions to Aspirants

It is foreseen that the majority of aspirants to be issued Invitations to apply in the coming years and may require a C.R.S score of below 470 points, it will permit a notable number of aspirants to receive Canada PR by not having an employment offer or without a nomination from the provincial nominee program. Though, obtaining an authorized Canadian employment offer is extremely valued.

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