Today, the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced an all program Express Entry draw 162 encompassing candidates in Canadian Experience Class (CEC), Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) and the Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP).
Today’s Express Entry Draw 162 was held at 14:17:32 UTC. 4,200 candidates with a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 475 received an invitation to apply (ITA), a decrease of 1 point compared to the previous all-inclusive draw held on August 5th, 2020.
Today’s Express Entry draw 162 brings the total number of ITAs issued in 2020 to 69,950.
IRCC applied its tie-breaking rule with the timestamp of August 16, 2020 at 01:22:18 UTC. This means that if more than one eligible candidate had the minimum CRS score, only those who submitted their Express Entry profiles before this date and time received invitations