Express Entry Draw #162 Results: 4,200 Invitations Issued on September 2nd, 2020
FSWP candidates were included in today’s draw. Canada has now issued 69,950 invitations to apply for permanent residence to Express Entry candidates in 2020.
The latest Express Entry Draw took place on September 2, 2020, which was the 162nd Express Entry Draw. The draw offered 4,200 ITA to those with a cut-off score of 475. This draw had no specific program target. This was the first draw conducted in September. Canada is inviting thousands of immigrants to apply for Permanent Residency every month.
Express Entry: Canada invites 4,200 immigration candidates
The large number of invitations issued in the latest draw is the most Invitations to Apply [ITAs] issued since the imposition of the COVID-19 special measures in Canada on March 18. With 4,200 ITAs issued on September 2, Canada has confirmed its commitment to welcoming large numbers of immigrants in the near future.
6 months is the standard processing timeframe for Canadian permanent residence applications submitted through the Express Entry System.
Today’s draw was the 29th draw of 2020 and brings the total number of ITAs issued this year to 69,950 a new record for this date.
IRCC used its tie-break rule in today’s draw. The timestamp used was September 2, 2020, at 14:17:32 UTC. This means that all candidates with a CRS score above 475, as well as those candidates with scores of 475 who entered their profile in the Express Entry pool before the selected date and time, received an ITA in this invitation round.
The 4,200 invitations to apply for permanent residence is the most issued in an Express Entry round since 4,500 were issued prior to the coronavirus pandemic during the February 19, 2020 invitation round. The large number of invitations issued today is a strong indication that Canada remains committed to welcoming high levels of immigration in 2021 and beyond.
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