Latest Express Entry draw #229 

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Latest Express Entry draw #229 (1)

On August 17, 2022, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued 2,250 Invitations to Apply (ITA) to candidates under Express Entry. In this round of invitations, no program has been specified. In round #229, the cut-off score was 525 points, 8 points fewer compared to the previous draw. 

The tie-breaking rule for this round was December 28, 2021, at 13:43:47 UTC. As of August 15, 2022, there are 238,947 profiles registered in the Express Entry pool, 23 more compared to the previous update. In 2022, Canada issued 18,288 ITAs through Express Entry.

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The invitation to apply for permanent residence under the latest Express Entry draw #229 was published on August 17, 2022.

Table of the New Invitation draw

Program SpecifiedNo 
Number of invitations issued2,250
Rank required to be invited to apply2,250 or above
Date and time of roundAugust 17, 2022 at 13:43:47 UTC
CRS score of lowest-ranked candidate invited525
Tie-breaking ruleDecember 28, 2021 at 11:03:15 UTC

Instruction for the New Invitation

Every new invitation round has a set of instructions.

  • posted online at the time of the invitation round
  • used by the Express Entry system to invite candidates from the pool

The included instructions are:

  • the date and time of the invitation round
  • the number of candidates that will get an invitation to apply
  • which immigration program is included in the round (some invitation rounds may only invite candidates for 1 program, for example only from Federal Skilled Trades)

Who are Eligibles for this latest Draw?

The eligible Candidates who were eligible for this latest express entry draw #229 invitations are given below:

  • Federal Skilled Worker
  • Canadian Experience Class
  • Federal Skilled Trades and
  • Provincial Nominee Program 

IRCC ranks Express Entry candidates in the pool using a points-based system called the CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System). Almost every 2 weeks, IRCC invites the top candidates in the pool to apply for permanent residence during rounds of invitations.

To know more details about the Latest Express Entry draw you can contact one of our immigration specialists at Gunness & Associates.

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