On April 27, 2022, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued 829 Invitations to Apply (ITA) to candidates under the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) in the new PNP-specific draw. In round #221, the lowest score to get the ITA was 772 points, ten points fewer compared to the previous round. The tie-breaking rule for this round was March 24, 2022 at 8:00:50 UTC. As of April 27, 2022, there are 203,773 profiles registered in the Express Entry pool, 2,849 more compared to the previous update. In 2022, Canada invited 8,086 candidates to apply for PR in Express Entry.