Express Entry Draw August 19, 2020 #160 – CRS Score

By Ella Bergquist August 19, 2020 1 min. read
maple leaf from the flag of Canada Express Entry 160 August 19, 2020 Total Invitations Issued: 600 Lowest Qualifying Score: 771

Express Entry Draw August 19, 2020 #156

The latest round of invitation for Express Entry Draw took place on August 19, 2020, which was the 160th Express Entry Draw. The draw offered 600 ITA to those with a cut-off score of 771. This draw was specifically towards candidates who qualify for Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) Candidates who have been invited to apply for Canadian permanent residence. Keep in mind the reason this cut off CRS score is so high is because when you apply for PNP then you can gain 600 points to add to your CRS score. This was the third draw conducted in August. Canada is inviting thousands of immigrants to apply for Permanent Residency every month.

The next express entry draw is expected to occur on August 20, 2020. We expect there to be another Express Entry draw tomorrow that will be targeted towards Canadian Experience Class (CEC) candidates.

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VisaPlace has created a CRS calculator. Speak with Cris, the CRS calculator bot, to find out what your estimated CRS score is.

Once you determine your CRS score you will know your eligibility for Express Entry based on the minimum CRS score on previous Express Entry draws.

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Improving Your CRS Score

If you need help improving your CRS score before the next Express Entry Draw in August here are 8 ways to improve your CRS score.  More invitations are expected to be issued over the coming weeks, months, and years, benefiting individuals and families around the world wishing to make Canada their new permanent home. The Comprehensive Ranking System is a score out of 1,200 used to benchmark federal economic applicants against one another. It’s a part of the Express Entry mechanism, which was established in January 2015 to process residency applications. The score is used as a cut-off point in Express Entry draws. It is designed to project a candidate’s likelihood of being economically successful in Canada.

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