In the 177th Express Entry draw, Canada issued 671 invitations to Express Entry candidates to apply for Canadian permanent residence. This draw was specific to Provincial Nominee Class candidates. The minimum CRS cut-off score for this draw was 739.
Draw Number: 177
Draw Date: March 8, 2021
Number of Invitations Issued: 671
Minimum CRS: 739
Program Specified: Provincial Nominee Class
Tie-breaking rule: February 6, 2020
671 Provincial Nominee Class Candidates Invited
In the first draw since the IRCC selected all Canadian Experience Class applicants from the pool, the 177th Express Entry draw has extended 671 invitations to qualified Provincial Nominee class candidates. Candidates with a provincial nomination can receive up to 600 extra points toward their CRS score, essentially guaranteeing them selection from the Express Entry pool.