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Canada Express Entry Draw 2021

Updated: Sep 10, 2021

The Express Entry draw takes place approximately more than one time a month among immigrants who apply for Permanent Residency. For example, the last express entry draw #200 was conducted on August 5th, 2021 among 3000 applicants. The new Express Entry program will manage applications for permanent residence for immigrants who can fill jobs where there is a lack of available skilled Canadian workers.

How much are the costs of Express Entry apply?

If you are invited to apply for Express Entry then you must have written proof that you have the money required for you and any family members you intend on bringing to Canada. The funds required (in Canadian dollars) are according as following:

Application processing fee: $825

Application Processing fee and Right of Permanent Resident Fee: $1,325

Bringing spouse or partner fee: $825

Bringing spouse or partner Processing fee and Right of Permanent Residence fee: $1,325

Bringing dependent child: $225 per child

Right of Permanent Residence fee: $500

Total costs with a child (maximum): $3375

Proof of Funds

Do you have enough money to be eligible for applying for Express Entry? If yes, you must prove it with documentary proof. For proof, you must get official letters from any banks or financial institutions where you’re keeping money. If your spouse is coming with you, you can count money you have together in a joint account.

Letter(s) must

  • be printed on the bank’s letterhead

  • include their contact information (name, date of opening, address, telephone number, and email address)

  • list outstanding debts and loans

· average balance for the past 6 months

How to apply for Canada PR?

The step-by-step procedure to apply for PR in Canada:

· Eligibility Check: You have to score 67 points or more to be eligible.

· Submit the application for Education assessment from WES or similar assessing bodies.

· Clear IELTS (General mode) and organize the work experience documents.

· Lodge the application into an online pool system called “Express Entry”

· You’ll get 2month of time to organize the essential documents and use for the final stage.

Overview of Express Entry

Express Entry is not an immigration program in itself, but rather a system used by Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to select candidates for immigration to Canada using the following economic immigration programs:

· Federal Skilled Worker

· Federal Skilled Trades

· Canadian Experience Class

· a portion of the Provincial Nominee Programs

Express Entry draws will either be:

· general, in which case candidates eligible for any federal economic immigration program may be selected based solely on their CRS score; or

· Program-specific, in which case the government of Canada will select candidates for just one of the federal economic immigration programs.

How are Express Entry programs selected in Canada?

They are chosen skilled workers based on the skills and ability to contribute to Canada’s economy. Express Entry manages applications for three economic immigration programs: Provinces and territories can also recruit candidates from the Express Entry pool through the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) to meet local labor market needs.

How to calculate CRS score for Canadian Express Entry?

This tool will help you calculate your Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score based on the answers you provide below. The CRS is a points-based system that we use to assess and score your profile and rank it in the Express Entry pool.

When will the next Express Entry draw take place?

There is no public schedule of future Express Entry draws, and so it is not possible to know for certain exactly when the next Express Entry draw will take place. However, IRCC has historically tended to conduct Express Entry draws about every two weeks, and often these draws take place on Wednesdays. However, Express Entry draws can, and do, take place on other days of the week, and sometimes there is a longer or shorter gap between one Express Entry draw and the subsequent, or previous, draw.


Canada is still issuing Express Entry invitations despite COVID-19. However, since January 2021, invitations have only been issued to candidates with provincial nominations or in the Canadian Experience Class (CEC). Canada is still processing immigration applications for Express Entry during pandemic, but processing delays should be expected.

Why choose us?

We have been helping many applicants to become permanent residents for years and we have a high success rate. Our clients from almost 20 different countries have experienced this with us and you can be the next successful one. We know how to prepare documents and how to make your immigration process smooth and easy for you. Contact us HERE to start the process today!

If you are not a Canadian Permanent Resident yet and you are not sure what the best way for you to immigrate to Canada is, please fill out our assessment form HERE and we will get back to you with your possible options.

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