Express Entry Draw with CRS of 457

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada has issued 3,600 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence to candidates with profiles in Canada's Express Entry system in a draw held on August 20th, 2019.

The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score required for this federal Express Entry draw was 457. All applications with scores above this number received ITAs.

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) applied the tie-break rule and the time stamp for the August 20 draw was March 24th, 2019, at 15:32:42 UTC.

The tie break procedure is a method which the IRCC uses to select all candidates with a CRS of 457 who entered their profile in the Express Entry pool, before the designated tie-break date and time, and issue them Invitations to Apply (ITA) on August 20.

Canada's Express Entry system is the online application management system for three economic immigration programs: the Federal Skilled Worker ClassCanadian Experience Class and Federal Skilled Trades Class.

Profiles submitted into the Express Entry pool receive a score out of a maximum 1,200 points based on factors that include age, education, work experience and proficiency in one or both of Canada's official languages (English and French).

Candidates in the Express Entry pool can take steps to improve their score and ranking.

Those invited have 60 days to submit a complete permanent residence application package to IRCC from the date of receiving an ITA. 

For more information on the August 20 Express Entry draw, please read the latest article on CIC News.com.

Express Entry Draws: 2019

Draw #  Minimum CRS Score Required Date of Draw        # of ITAs Issued
124

457

August 20, 2019 3,600
123

466

August 12, 2019 3,600
122

459

July 24, 2019 3,600
121

460

July 10, 2019 3,600
120

462

June 26, 2019 3,350
119

465

June 12, 2019 3,350
118

470

May 29, 2019 3,350
117

332 (*Federal Skilled Trades candidates only)

May 15, 2019 500
116

450

May 1, 2019 3,350
115

451

April 17, 2019 3,350
114

451

April 3, 2019 3,350
113

452

March 20, 2019 3,350
112

454

March 6, 2019 3,350
111

457

February 20, 2019 3,350
110

438

January 30, 2019 3,350
109

443

January 23, 2019 3,900
108

449

January 10, 2019 3,900