Canada held the largest PNP-specific Express Entry draw in 2021
On June 9, 2021, Canada held a new Express Entry draw, inviting 940 candidates to apply for permanent residence.
In invitation round #191, Canada issued Invitations to Apply (ITA) to 940 candidates under the Provincial Nominee Program. The lowest score in this round was 711, in the previous PNP-only draw, Canada invited 500 candidates, and the score requirement was 713 points.
This draw almost doubled the number of invites, the tie-breaking rule for this round was September 5, 2020, at 19:39:04 UTC. As of June 7, 2021, there are 166,786 profiles registered in the pool. In total, during 2021, Canada invited 75,713 foreign nationals to apply for permanent residence under Express Entry.