The latest express entry draw took place on February 16, 2022, inviting a total of 1082 applicants.
This is the largest express entry draw of 2022 thus far, with a CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) score of lowest-ranked candidate at 710, 36 points higher than the last draw. There was a total of 198,061 candidates in the pool.
Only candidates from PNPs (Provincial Nominee Programs) were eligible this round. Provincial Nominee Programs are available in each province of Canada. They invite immigrants with desirable skills for the economy of a specific province who also wish to reside there.