Invitations to apply for permanent residence under the Express Entry system

Express Entry Draw Number 162

CRS Cut Off: 475

Number of Invitations: 4200

Date of Draw: September 2, 2020

The Express Entry Draw or the Express Entry rounds of Invitation happens approximately every two weeks. Through the Express Entry Draw number 162, IRCC (Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada) invited 4200 top-ranked candidates to file for Canada PR. This was a all program draw which means eligible candidates qualifying under Federal Skilled Program, Canadian Experience Class and Federal Skilled Trades programs would have received the invitation to apply.

To read up about the past Express Entry Draw click here.

The latest CRS Cut Off (or the 4200 th ranked candidate’s score) in the latest Express Entry draw is 475 a decrease of 3 points from the previous all program draw.


Tie-breaking rule of Express Entry Draw Number 162

As per the minister’s instructions, if multiple candidates have a score of 475 in the express entry draw number 162, only those candidates who submitted their Express Entry profile before August 16, 2020, at 01:22:18 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 you can call or write to us.

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 Express Entry draw click here 

To look at all the draws of 2020 click here