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Canada Express Entry latest draw 2022, Draw #216

Canada invited 919 Express Entry candidates to apply for Canadian immigration on March 30, 2022

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) only invited Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) candidates in the new invitation round. To be invited, candidates needed to have a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) of at least 785. The minimum score was relatively high because PNP candidates get an automatic 600 points added to their score when they receive their nomination. Without the nomination, the lowest-scoring candidates would have had 185 base points.

Invited candidates now have 60 days to apply for Canadian permanent residence.

In the previous round of invitations, IRCC invited a total of 924 PNP candidates to apply for Canadian immigration.

The Canada Immigration Levels Plan 2022-2024 is out now. There’s a higher target and an apparent drive to catapult immigration to new heights in the latest plan for Canada Immigration and The overall target for immigrants has been set as follows:

  • 2022: 431,645 immigrants
  • 2023: 447,055 immigrants
  • 2024: 451,000 immigrants

Express Entry in 2022

Canada is expected to only hold PNP draws for the time being. While announcing measures to improve the immigration system, Immigration Minister Sean Fraser did not say when Canada would resume draws for Express Entry candidates who are eligible for other programs, such as the Canadian Experience Class (CEC), the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP), and the Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP). However, he assured reporters that the pause is temporary.

Before the pandemic, most Express Entry invitations went to FSWP candidates. In 2021, Canada invited more CEC candidates to apply than any other program, until it paused CEC draws in September. As a result of pandemic closures, and IRCC’s strategy to transition temporary residents to permanent residents, there is now a backlog of more than 1.8 million people waiting on immigration decisions. As of December, about 119,000 of these individuals were Express Entry candidates.

What is Express Entry?

Express Entry is a points-based system that manages immigration applications for the three Federal High Skilled programs, which include the: Canadian Experience Class, Federal Skilled Worker Program, and Federal Skilled Trades Program. Some PNPs also use Express Entry to invite candidates to apply for a provincial nomination.

If you are eligible for an Express Entry-managed program, you will get a score based on the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS). The CRS awards points based on skilled work experience, education, age, official language skills, and other factors.

Who was invited? - Mr. James Jim receiving Canada ITA through WVP International on 18/08/2021

James Jim is 31, holds a two or more degree and has been working as a Business Development Officers and Marketing Researchers and Consultants for last five years. He wrote the IELTS and scored was 9 CLB. James Jim has never worked or studied in Canada. He entered the Express Entry pool as a Federal Skilled Worker with a score of 462. After receiving a provincial nomination from Ontario, James Jim saw his CRS score increase to 1057. He then received an ITA in the new Express Entry draw.

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Mr. James Jim receiving Nomination from Ontario through WVP International on 13/08/2021

Nomination from Ontario

Ishita Ganguli have invited on Express Entry Draw #168 through WVP International on 25/11/2021

Ishita Ganguli is 28 years old, holds a Master degree and has been working as an Corporate Sales Manager for three years. She wrote the IELTS and scored a 7 in Writing and 7 in every other ability. Ishita does not have Canadian experience. She recently entered the Express Entry pool and obtained a CRS of 469. Now She got ITA from Ontario & Express Entry as well.

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Ms. Ishita Ganguli receiving Ontario provincial interest letter through WVP International on 27/08/2020

latest Ontario provincial interest letter

Mr. James Jim receiving Ontario provincial interest letter through WVP International on 23/03/2021

latest Ontario provincial interest letter

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