On August 17, 2022, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued 2,250 Invitations to Apply (ITA) to candidates under Express Entry. In this round of invitations, no program has been specified. In round #229, the cut-off score was 525 points, 8 points fewer compared to the previous draw. The tie-breaking rule for this round was December 28, 2021, at 13:43:47 UTC. As of August 15, 2022, there are 238,947 profiles registered in the Express Entry pool, 23 more compared to the previous update. In 2022, Canada issued 18,288 ITAs through Express Entry.