Express Entry rounds of invitations

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We rank candidates in the pool using a points-based system called the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS). We select the highest-ranking candidates from the pool and invite them to apply for permanent residence.

Each invitation round has a set of instructions that are:

  • posted online at the time of the invitation round
  • used by the Express Entry system to invite candidates from the pool

The instructions include:

  • the date and time of the invitation round
  • the number of candidates that will get an invitation to apply
  • which immigration program(s) are included in the round (some invitation rounds may only invite candidates for 1 program, for example only from Federal Skilled Trades)

Check your score and then use this information to see how likely you are to get an invitation in the next round.

Results: Rounds of invitations


Ministerial Instructions respecting invitations to apply for permanent residence under the Express Entry system #192 – June 10, 2021

See full text of Ministerial Instruction

Canadian Experience Class

Number of invitations issued: 6,000 Footnote *

Rank required to be invited to apply: 6,000th or above

Date and time of round: June 10, 2021 at 12:29:11 UTC

CRS score of lowest-ranked candidate invited: 368

Tie-breaking rule: April 28, 2021 at 05:45:14 UTC

  • 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.

CRS score distribution of candidates in the Express Entry pool as of June 7th, 2021

CRS score range Number of candidates
601-1200 747
501-600 1,948
451-500 33,140
491-500 1,123
481-490 3,309
471-480 9,107
461-470 10,082
451-460 9,519
401-450 40,117
441-450 8,297
431-440 8,502
421-430 6,423
411-420 7,734
401-410 9,161
351-400 54,974
301-350 30,514
0-300 5,346
Total 166,786

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 not in bold are a detailed breakdown of the bold number immediately above.

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