(Third successive draw with Comprehensive Ranking Score Under 600) Canadian Immigration authorities invited 925 applicants for permanent residence with the lowest Comprehensive Ranking Score (CRS) of 469. It was the third successive draw under the new Express Entry System where the lowest CRS score was less than 600 points. Under the initial draws applicants were required
Express Entry Points for Provincial Nomination A foreign national could receive 600 points if the government of a province names them in a nomination certificate. Typically, the government of a province issues these nomination certificates. This is in accordance with the specifications mentioned in subsection 87 (2) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (IRPR).
The Settlement Funds It is worth noting that settlement funds do not form a part of the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) – refer to Appendix C. However, these funds do pertain to the program requirements specified for the following programs: The Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP) and, The Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) Therefore, the
The Exemption Given to A11.2 – Applicable for Candidates Who Have a Birthday After the Invitation to Apply (ITA) Situations could arise where applicants have their birthdays after they receive the Invitations to Apply (ITAs), but before they submit their electronic Applications for Permanent Residence (e-APRs). This change in their ages could result in reducing
The Requirement of Maintaining the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) Score A10.3 (1) (h) provides certain authorities to the Ministerial Instructions (refer to Appendix A) that determine the basis on which the ranking of Express Entry candidates takes place. Applicants would need to maintain the qualifications that resulted in giving them a spot in the top
The authorities formulated Ministerial Instructions (refer to Appendix A) under the authority of A10.3 (1) (e). These Ministerial Instructions list the Minimum Entry Criteria (MEC) – refer to Appendix D – for Express Entry. For gaining acceptance into the Express Entry pool, the applicants would need to meet the Minimum Entry Criteria (MEC). Similarly, applicants
This document contains policy, procedures and guidance used by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) staff. Stakeholders would be able to refer to this by visiting the website of Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC). Situations could arise where processing offices will come across: Trends of concern or, Trends that could serve to inform policy and procedures