The minimum score for this round was 472, down 3 points from last week. This is the lowest score that has been selected since April of this year.

This is in line with the governments statement that they would be increasing the number of Invitations to Apply handed out each draw to between 2,000 and 2,500 invitations per draw.

As per Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Supplementary Information 2016 – Immigration Levels Plan, Canada is looking to welcome an estimated 106,200 new immigrants to Canada under the Immigration Programs which use Express Entry in 2016. 

The Draws for 2016 have been as follows:

  1. January 6th, 2016 – 1463 invitations – Minimum score of 461
  2. January 13th, 2016 – 1518 invitations – Minimum score of 453
  3. January 28th, 2016 – 1468 invitations – Minimum score of 457
  4. February 10th, 2016 – 1505 invitations – Minimum score of 459
  5. February 24th, 2016 – 1484 invitations – Minimum score 453
  6. March 9th, 2016 – 1013 invitations – Minimum score of 473
  7. March 23rd, 2016 – 1014 invitations – Minimum score of 470
  8. April 6th, 2016 – 954 invitations – Minimum score of 470
  9. April 20th, 2016 – 1018 invitations – Minimum score of 468
  10. May 6th, 2016 – 779 invitations – Minimum score of 534
  11. May 19th, 2016 – 763 invitations – Minimum score of 484
  12. June 1st, 2016 – 762 invitations – Minimum score of 483
  13. June 15th, 2016 – 752 invitations – Minimum score of 488
  14. June 29th, 2016 – 773 invitations – Minimum score of 482
  15. July 13th, 2016 – 747 invitations – Minimum score of 482
  16. July 27th, 2016 – 755 invitations – Minimum score of 488
  17. August 10th, 2016 – 754 Invitations – Minimum score of 490
  18. August 24th, 2016 – 750 Invitations – Minimum score of 538
  19. September 7th, 2016 – 1,000 Invitations – Minimum score of 491
  20. September 21st 2016- 1,288 Invitations – Minimum score of 483
  21. October 12th, 2016 – 1,518 Invitations – Minimum score of 484
  22. October 19th, 2016 – 1,804 Invitations – Minimum score of 475
  23. November 2nd, 2016 – 2,080Invitations – Minimum score of 472

Total invitations to apply issued in 2016: 24,232

If you require assistance with an application, guidance on how to complete an application, or want to find out if you are eligible to apply contact us today:

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