On February 2, 2022, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued 1,070 Invitations to Apply (ITA) to candidates under the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) in the new PNP-targeted draw. In round #215, the cut-off score was 674 points, 71 points fewer compared to the previous PNP draw. The tie-breaking rule for this round was February 18, 2021 at 14:16:27 UTC. As of January 31, 2022, there are 197,660 profiles registered in the Express Entry pool, 975 more compared to the previous update. In 2022, Canada issued 2,498 ITAs through Express Entry.