In the 178th Express Entry draw, Canada issued 183 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 682.
Draw Number: 178
Draw Date: March 17, 2021
Number of Invitations Issued: 183
Minimum CRS: 682
Program Specified: Provincial Nominee Class
Tie-breaking rule: March 4, 2021
183 Provincial Nominee Class Candidates Invited
In the 5th PNP only draw in 2021, the 178th Express Entry draw has extended 183 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.