On August 3, 2022, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued 2,000 Invitations to Apply (ITA) to candidates under Express Entry. In this round of invitations, no program has been specified. In round #228, the cut-off score was 533 points, 9 points fewer compared to the previous draw. The tie-breaking rule for this round was January 6, 2022, at 14:29:50 UTC. As of August 2, 2022, there are 238,924 profiles registered in the Express Entry pool, 708 fewer compared to the previous update. In 2022, Canada issued 16,038 ITAs through Express Entry.