Canada holds biggest all-program Express Entry draw ever!

By Scarlett Wilson [Published 16 Mar, 2023 | 06:10 AM] 2038
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.

Immigrate to Canada from India

Calculate Your CRS Score in 60 Seconds

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.

For detailed news: Click Here!

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

Related Posts


We welcome your feedback

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Stay up to date with the latest news

New Brunswick temporarily accepting worker's PNP applications
By Joseph Parker [Published 09 Feb, 2021 | 04:37 PM] 27087
What is the Canada PR process for Indian Lawyers in 2023?
By Eva Olsen [Published 13 Apr, 2022 | 03:34 PM] 16984
Canada immigration: Significant changes to NOC 2022
By Scarlett Wilson [Published 01 Nov, 2021 | 04:41 AM] 16625
Ontario PNP conducts consecutive Express Entry HCP draws
By CIC Times [Published 13 Mar, 2023 | 04:07 AM] 16446
Apply for Nova Scotia PNP without a Job offer
By Joseph Parker [Published 24 Nov, 2021 | 05:33 AM] 16425
New measures will clear Canada Visitor Visa backlog by Feb
By Eva Olsen [Published 20 Jan, 2023 | 06:48 AM] 16040
Ontario issues 363 NOIs for French speaking Skilled Workers candidates
By Joseph Parker [Published 24 Sep, 2022 | 08:12 AM] 15285
Canada announced its revised immigration levels plan for 2022 -2024
By Scarlett Wilson [Published 15 Feb, 2022 | 05:11 AM] 13708
IRCC to accept PTE for Canada Visa applications in 2023!
By Eva Olsen [Published 04 Feb, 2023 | 07:57 AM] 9849
Bill C-19 to change Canada's Express Entry System forever!
By Eva Olsen [Published 27 Dec, 2022 | 06:06 AM] 9786
cictimes right sidebar ad image
Free Assessment