Express Entry Draw #159: For Federal Skilled Trades Program

On August 6th 2020 Canada held its second draw in two days for the Federal Skilled Trades (FST) program, one of the three Express Entry programs

Candidates needed a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 415 to be invited in this invitation round. 250 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) were issued by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) for this draw. 


Yesterday an all program draw was held by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) with 3,900 ITAs issued to candidates with a CRS of at least 476.

Despite the Coronavirus pandemic, 2020 has seen a record number of invitations for express entry invitations. Canada has already issued 61,850 ITAs in 2020.

Did you get an invitation to apply? We can help you with Stage 2 of the application. 

Are you looking to apply for Canadian Immigration through Express Entry programs? Get a free assessment of your profile to understand whether or not you meet basic eligibility requirements. 


Please note that none of the information on this website should be construed as being legal advice. As well, you should not rely on any of the information contained in this website when determining whether and how to apply to a given program.
Canadian immigration law is constantly changing, and the information above may be outdated.
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