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Canada Invites 920 PNP Candidates via Express Entry Draw on July 2, 2024

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Canada Invites 920 PNP Candidates via Express Entry Draw on July 2, 2024

On July 2, 2024, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) held the third Express Entry draw of the year specifically targeting Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) candidates. In this draw, IRCC issued 920 Invitations to Apply (ITA) to eligible candidates. The cut-off score for this round, designated as round #299, was set at 739 points.

The tie-breaking rule for this draw was implemented on February 2, 2024, at 11:38:43 UTC. This rule ensures that candidates with the same Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score are ranked based on the date and time they submitted their Express Entry profiles. As of July 2, 2024, there were 222,547 profiles registered in the Express Entry pool, indicating a competitive environment for candidates.

This draw contributes to the total of 44,374 invitations issued through the regular Express Entry draws in 2024. The consistent issuance of ITAs reflects Canada’s ongoing commitment to attracting skilled immigrants who can contribute to the country’s economic growth and development.

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The Provincial Nominee Program allows Canadian provinces and territories to nominate individuals who wish to immigrate to Canada and are interested in settling in a specific province. The PNP is a key component of Canada’s immigration strategy, enabling provinces to address their unique labor market needs and economic priorities.

The high cut-off score of 739 points in this draw underscores the competitive nature of the PNP stream within the Express Entry system. Candidates who receive a provincial nomination are awarded an additional 600 CRS points, significantly boosting their chances of receiving an ITA.

In summary, the July 2, 2024, Express Entry draw highlights Canada’s ongoing efforts to bring in skilled workers through the Provincial Nominee Program. With 920 ITAs issued and a cut-off score of 739 points, this draw continues to advance Canada’s goal of attracting talented individuals who can contribute to the country’s economic and social prosperity. As Canada progresses through 2024, the Express Entry system remains a vital pathway for immigrants seeking new opportunities in Canada.

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DateProvinceInvitations
British ColumbiaJuly 971 invitations
OntarioJuly 91,666 invitations
QuebecJuly 81,528 invitations
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