On May 25, 2022, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued 589 Invitations to Apply (ITA) to candidates under the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) in the new PNP-specific draw. In round #223, the lowest score to get the ITA was 741 points, 12 points fewer compared to the previous round. The tie-breaking rule for this round was February 2, 2022 at 12:29:53 UTC. As of May 24, 2022, there are 211,093 profiles registered in the Express Entry pool, 4,367 more compared to the previous update. In 2022, Canada invited 9,220 candidates to apply for PR in Express Entry.