Express Entry Canada Invited 500 PNP candidate for Permanent Residency: On May 26th 2021, Canada sent an invitation to 500 Express Entry Candidates to apply for the Permanent Residency in Canada. A candidate will be invited for Express Entry only if applicant have received a nomination from Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). In this Express Entry draw, the minimum score required for eligibility was 713. This score includes the 600 points that a candidate receives automatically due to the PNP nomination. So, without a PNP Nomination, the candidate should have only 113 points. If the draw is compared with previous PNP Draws, the points requirement was reduced by 39 points. However, the invitations for Permanent Residency was also dropped by 57 candidates.