Name of the draw: Express Entry
No. of invitations: 1,842
Program: Canadian Experience Class
Tie break date and time: April 24, 2021, at 12:09:24 UTC
Canada has conducted an unexpected Express Entry Draw on May 20. IRCC has invited 1,842 immigration candidates to submit an application for Canada PR.
Invited candidates belong to the Canadian Experience Class and needed to have a Comprehensive Ranking System score of 397 or higher.
The tie break date and time fixed by IRCC in this draw were April 24, 2021, at 12:09:24 UTC. So, candidates who submitted their profiles after the tie-break date and time were not eligible to secure an invitation in this latest Express Entry Draw.
Express Entry Draws 2021
Canada has issued nearly 68,317 invitations so far this year through Express Entry Draws. This year IRCC is holding larger draws and inviting a large number of candidates in express entry draws. In fact, on February 13, IRCC issued invitations to all CEC candidates to apply for Canadian Permanent Residence.
Canada has a target of admitting a total of 401,000 new immigration candidates in 2021. And the immigration department is regulalry conducting express entry draws to achieve its target. A large number of Provincial Nominee Program and Canadian Experience Class candidates are staying in Canada. Therefore, IRCC is consistently inviting such candidates through the express entry invitation rounds.