Express Entry PNP Draw #151 June 10, 2020
PNP Candidates with a CRS score of 743 were invited in the 151th Express Entry draw held on June 10, 2020.
A total number of 341 PNP candidates from the Express Entry pool were invited to apply for Permanent Residency (PR). Candidates with a CRS score of at least 743 who submitted their profile before April 14, 2020, at 13:25:51 UTC were issued Invitation To Apply (ITAs). If more than one candidate has the lowest score, the cut-off is based on the date and time they submitted their Express Entry profiles.
The numbers in this table reflect the total number of people in the pool overall, a few days before an invitation round. The score distribution may change as people submit new profiles and other profiles expire.
The table numbers in italics are a detailed breakdown of the bold number immediately above.
Express Entry candidates with a provincial nomination receive an additional 600 points toward their CRS score, which explains the higher cut-off score. The requirement for basic human capital points would have been only 143 points without the additional points from the provincial nomination.
2020 has started off as a great year for Express Entry candidates despite the Coronavirus crisis. The frequency of Express Entry draws has increased from the time when Canada announced its travel restrictions on March 18, 2020.
IRCC has held several program-specific draws focusing specifically on PNP and Canadian Experience Class (CEC) applicants. Usually draws which target CEC applicants have a much lower CRS cut-off.
It may be recalled that the Express Entry CEC draw held on May 28, 2020, invited candidates with a CRS score of 440 which was the lowest requirement since January 2019.
The June 10, 2020 draw brings the total ITAs issued so far this year to 42,441. It is noteworthy to mention that despite the travel restrictions in place there have still been more ITAs issued this year than at the same time in the Year 2019.
The graph below shows a comparison of ITAs issued to date and annual target admissions since the Express Entry system was launched in 2015: