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A total of 30,989 candidates have received ITA (Invitation to Apply) for Canadian Permanent Residency since January 2020. The Express Entry draw #145 held on 29 April 2020 was significant because 589 Express Entry candidates who received provincial nominations have received ITA for Canada Permanent Resident. The Minimum CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) cut-off scores were 692, which is down by 116 points since the last PNP draw.People opting different paths
Provincial nominee program are unique as they operate under different streams which are designed by the provinces to meet the Economic and immigration goals.The popularity of the PNP grew over the years, since it is considered the fastest pathway for Canadian Permanent Residency. The participating province and territory has an immigration stream that is linked to Express Entry system, which allows it to nominate candidates for Canadian Permanent Residency.

Despite the Coronavirus measures, the Canada government held several draws and issued ITA’s for candidates from PNP and Canadian Experience Class. Express Entry candidates nominated by province or territory receive an additional 600 points; this gives them a point’s advantage over other candidates.Person holding Canada labelled coffee mug
Immigration plays a significant role in Canada and as planned the Canadian Government is targeting to invite 341,000 immigrants in 2020 and the demand for immigrants is going to increase to 351,000 in 2021 and 361,000 in 2022. Canada needs immigrants and despite the continued uncertainty surrounding the pandemic, all the aspiring candidates can start the immigration process with peace of mind. A registered Immigration consultant can assist you with all the necessary information required to immigrate to Canada.


2020 Draw results 

Draw Date Number of ITAs CRS cut off Program
145 29-Apr-20 589 692 Provincial Nominee Class
144 16-Apr-20 3,782 455 Canadian Experience Class
143 15-Apr-20 118 808 Provincial Nominee Program
142 09-Apr-20 3,294 464 Canadian Experience Class
141 09-Apr-20 606 698 Provincial Nominee Program
140 23-Mar-20 3,232 467 Canadian Experience Class
139 18-Mar-20 668 720 No program specified
138 04-Mar-20 3,900 471 No program specified
137 19-Feb-20 4,500 470 No program specified
136 05-Feb-20 3,500 472 No program specified
135 22-Jan-20 3,400 471 No program specified
134 08-Jan-20 3,400 473 No program specified


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