The CRS Draw or the Express Entry rounds of Invitation happens approximately every two weeks. Through CRS Draw number 137, IRCC (Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada) invited 4500 top-ranked candidates to file for Permanent Residence.

To read up about the past CRS Draws click here.  

The CRS Cut-Off (or the 4500th ranked candidate’s score) in CRS draw number 137 was 470 a difference of 2 points from the previous draw.

CRS Draw number 137 was open for candidates from all three economic programs i.e. Canadian Experience Class, Federal Skilled Worker Class, and Federal Skilled Trades Program

As per the minister’s instructions, if multiple candidates have a score of 470, only those candidates who submitted their Express Entry profile before January 13, 2020 at 10:52:52 UTC will receive the invitation to apply.

To know more about how the Express Entry system helps individuals and IRCC in accepting, managing and processing applications click here.

Express Entry stream does not require candidates to have a job offer or any connection to Canada (example education or employment) though these can get you some additional points.

(Statistically) 85% of the cases applied through the Express Entry System get processed within 6 months hence the name.

To look at the most recent CRS draw click here 

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