First-Ever Express Entry Draw For Trades Occupation Category!

By Eva Olsen [Published 04 Aug, 2023 | 02:50 PM] 1556
First-Ever Express Entry Draw For Trades Occupation Category!

Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has conducted a new Express Entry draw. This was IRCC’s third consecutive draw conducted within the last three days.

The Express Entry latest draw held on August 03, 2023, saw invitations being issued to a total of 1,500 candidates under the Trade Occupations category. Invited candidates required a minimum CRS score of 388 - to be eligible for this invitation round.

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Express Entry Latest Draw: Key Highlights

Express Entry Draw #261

  • Number of invitations issued: 1,500
  • Rank required to be invited to apply: 1,500 or above
  • Type of draw: Trade occupations (2023-1)
  • Date and time of round: August 03, 2023, at 13:24:52 UTC
  • CRS score of lowest-ranking candidates invited: 388
  • Tie-breaking rule: June 07, 2023, at 07:03:08 UTC

If more than one candidate has the lowest score, the cut-off is based on the date and time they submitted their Express Entry profiles.

This was also the first-ever targeted Express Entry draw for candidates under the Trade Occupations category. Trade Occupations are among the six new selection categories finalized by IRCC for Express Entry draws in 2023. 

For eligibility and the professions targeted for the Trade Occupations category: Click Here!


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