Canada conducts its Largest Express Entry Draw for 2018
September 06, 2018

Canada conducts its Largest Express Entry Draw for 2018

IRCC held the largest draw of 2018 and issued 3,900 invitations to candidates apply for seeking the PR Status in Canada permanent residence issued.  The minimum  CRS score for this draw was 440, and has also continued the trend of the two earlier draws. IRCC used the procedure of tie break   in this draw. Here the date and time for it was April 29, 2018 at 14:28:34 UTC.

Thus all candidates with a  CRS score of 440 or above who had presented an Express Entry profile before that deadline received the ITA

The candidates have to meet the eligibility criteria for Immigration to Canada in the programs supervised by the EE selection system . These are

  • The Federal Skilled Workers
  • The Federal Skilled Trades
  • The Canadian Experience Class

The CRS score of a candidate is based on the details in the fields of their work experience , education, language ability, and some other factors. They have 60 days for submitting the complete application for permanent resident to IRCC

Express Entry Draws 2018


Draw # Minimum CRS Score Required Date of Draw # of ITAs Issued
98 440 September 5, 2018 3,900
97 440 August 22, 2018 3,750
96 440 August 8, 2018 3,750
95 441 July 25, 2018 3,750
94 442 July 11, 2018 3,750
93 442 June 25, 2018 3,750
92 441 June 13, 2018 3,750
91 902 (*Provincial nominee programs only) 288 (*Federal Skilled Trades candidates only) May 30, 2018 700
90 440 May 23, 2018 3,500
89 441 May 9, 2018 3,500
88 441 April 25, 2018 3,500
87 444 April 11, 2018 3,500
86 446 March 26, 2018 3,500
85 456 March 14, 2018 3,000
84 442 February 21, 2018 3,000
84 442 February 21, 2018 3,000
83 442 February 7, 2018 3,000
82 444 January 24, 2018 2,750
81 446 January 10, 2018 2,750

 The figures of the ITA are as follows

  • Total issued in 2015: 31,063
  • Total issued in 2016: 33,782
  • Total issued in 2017: 86,023
  • Total issued in 2018: 58,600
  • Total ITAs issued after the system commenced: 209,468

We at Zentora take a special interest so that the candidates meet the specifications and realize their immigration dream.

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