Minimum CRS Score for Express Entry drops to 440 for the second time in 2018

The Government of Canada issued 3,750 invitations to apply for the permanent residence status in Express Entry draw that took place on August 8, 2018. Express Entry candidates who received the invitation had minimum Comprehension Ranking System (CRS) score of 440 in this draw. IRCC applied the ‘tie-break’ rule and the date and time specified was January 31, 2018, at 00:06:40 UTC. By implementing the tie-break rule, the candidates with the score of 440 or above, who submitted their Express Entry profile before the specified time were issued Invitation to Apply (ITA). Anyone wishing to immigrate to Canada in Express Entry system must meet the requirements for either of Federal Skilled Worker Class (FSWC), Federal Skilled Trades Class (FSTC) or Canadian Experience Class (CEC). An Express Entry CRS score is determined by considering the various factors in applicant’s profile which include age, education, work experience, language ability and others. A candidate’s assigned SCR score determines his/her ranking in the Express Entry pool. All candidates who received ITA in August 8, 2018, Express Entry invitation round will have 60 days to submit a complete application for permanent residence to IRCC.


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