3,900 invitations to apply (ITA) have been issued in today's draw held by the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Candidates with a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 471 or higher are invited to apply for permanent residence. Today’s draw also marks the 138th round of invitations since the Express Entry system began and the fifth draw of 2020 already issuing 18,700 ITAs.
IRCC has applied its tie-breaking rule with the timestamp of February 24th, 2020, at 06:02:57 UTC. This simply means that all candidates with a CRS score of 471 or above, and previous candidates with a score of 471 or above who entered their profile in the Express Entry pool before the selected tie-breaking date and time will receive an invitation in this round.