Express Entry Draw #53 for Canadian Immigration

The 53rd Express Entry draw took on place Wednesday, January 25th. 3,508 active Express Entry candidates were issued Invitations to Apply (ITAs) for Canadian permanent residence.

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  • Draw Number: 53
  • Draw Date: January 25, 2017
  • Number of Invitations Issued: 3,508
  • Minimum CRS: 453
  • Program Specified: None

The number of Invitations to Apply for permanent residence increased and the minimum Comprehensive Ranking System score decreased again in the most recent draw, earlier today. 3,508 candidates with a CRS score of at least 453 were issued ITAs, making this the largest ever Express Entry draw for the fourth time in a row.

This fits with the two year trend in Express Entry of the number of ITAs increasing and CRS scores dropping. However, recent draws have been increasing drastically.

It’s unlikely that these large increases will continue for much longer. Draw sizes will probably stabilize soon, which makes this a pretty unique chance for candidates. With such quickly increasing draw sizes, getting into the pool right now might be your best chance of receiving an ITA. So if you’ve been putting off your Canadian immigration plans, there’s no better time to get started!

Express Entry Draws: Winter 2016/17

DrawDateNumber of ITAsCRS Cut Off
514 January 20172902468
5211 January 20173334459
5325 January 20173508453
548 February 20173664447
5522 February 20173611441
561 March 20173884434
5724 March 20173749441

Express entry Draws: Fall 2016

DrawDateNumber of ITAsCRS Cut Off
4412 October 20161518484
4519 October 20161518484
462 November 20162080472
4716 November 20162427470
4830 November 2016559786
4916 December 20161936497
5022 December 20162878475

If you’re not already in the Express Entry pool, you could be missing out on your chance to fulfill your Canadian immigration dreams. Let Canadim help you keep it simple, fill out our free online assessment today:

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