Express Entry Draw #167 – November 18, 2020

Express Entry Draw Results: Rounds of invitations

In the November 18 Express Entry draw for immigration to Canada, 5,000 candidates will be issued an Invitation to Apply (ITA), making this the largest draw in the history of Express Entry. The Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score cut-off threshold for this draw was 472 points. The tie-breaking rule for this draw was applied to profiles at 472 points submitted after October 27, 2020 at 06:18:11 UTC.

Ministerial Instructions respecting invitations to apply for permanent residence under the Express Entry system #167 – November 18, 2020

This is an all-program draw, meaning that candidates in the Federal Skilled Worker (FSW), Canadian Experience Class (CEC), Federal Skilled Trades (FST) programs, including Provincial Nominees, were considered.

Number of invitations issued: 5,000 

Rank required to be invited to apply: 5,000th or above

Date and time of round: November 18, 2020 at 15:27:32 UTC

CRS score of lowest-ranked candidate invited: 472

Tie-breaking rule: October 27, 2020 at 06:18:11 UTC

If more than one candidate has the lowest score, the cut-off is based on the date and time they submitted their Express Entry profiles.

CRS score distribution of candidates in the Express Entry pool as of November 16, 2020

CRS score range Number of candidates
601-1200 348
501-600 345
451-500 27,172
491-500 233
481-490 518
471-480 3,668
461-470 11,778
451-460 10,975
401-450 44,017
441-450 10,180
431-440 10,355
421-430 7,247
411-420 7,676
401-410 8,559
351-400 47,302
301-350 24,519
0-300 3,262
Total 146,965

The numbers in this table reflect the total number of people in the pool overall, a few days before an invitation round. The score distribution may change as people submit new profiles and other profiles expire.

The table numbers not in bold are a detailed breakdown of the bold number immediately above.