Canada holds biggest all-program Express Entry draw ever!

By Scarlett Wilson [Published 16 Mar, 2023 | 06:10 AM] 3395
Canada holds biggest all-program Express Entry draw ever!

On March 15, 2023, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) conducted a new all-program Express Entry draw. This was the first all-program Express Entry draw held after almost two months. The previous all-program invitation round was held on January 18.

A total of 7,000 ITAs were issued to candidates under Express Entry’s Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP), Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP), and Canadian Experience Class (CEC). The minimum CRS score required to be invited to apply for Canada PR was 490.

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Who was invited?

Express Entry Draw #243

  • Number of invitations issued: 7,000
  • Rank required to be invited to apply: 7,000 and above
  • Type of draw: No-program specific
  • Date and time of round: March 15, 2023, 17:08:16 UTC
  • CRS score of lowest-ranking candidates invited: 490
  • Tie-breaking rule: February 16, 2023, 10:33:06 UTC

The number of ITAs in the March 15 draw beats the previous record of 5,500 candidates. If you have been issued an ITA in this latest Express Entry draw – you now have 60 days to submit a complete application to the IRCC.

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Tags: Canada immigration Canada ITA canadian experience class Canadian immigration express entry Federal Skilled Trades Program Federal Skilled Worker Program permanent residence provincial nominee program canada immigration news express entry draw


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