Canada held Express Entry draw for Candidates with French Language proficiency
On 7 July 2023, the Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) conducted another category-based Express Entry draw for the candidates with French language proficiency. This was the fourth back to back draw opened by the IRCC and third category-based draw this week. The IRCC has dropped the CUT OFF significantly for this special draw. Find below more details about all latest EE invitation round.
All-program Express Entry draw on 7 July
- EE Draw date and type- 7 July 2023, a Category-based EE draw
- ITAs issued- 2,300 ITAs (Invitations to Apply) for Canadian PR Visa issued
- CUT OFF- The CRS score requirement for this draw was 439 points.
- Tie-breaking Rule- January 20, 2023 at 17:18:32 UTC
EE Draw Analysis
The CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) score requirement or CUT OFF dropped to just 439 points in this particular draw for the Francophone candidates. In almost a week’s time, the IRCC has issued 9,800 ITAs (Invitations to Apply) for Canadian PR visa. This was fourth category-based draw opened by Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Here are the list of categories selected by IRCC for EE draws in 2023:
- Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professions
- Trades, such as carpenters, plumbers, and contractors
- Agriculture and agri-food
- Strong French-language proficiency
With back to back draws, occupation based Invitations and constantly dropping CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) score requirement, this is the best time for aspirants to apply for Permanent Resident (PR) Visa in Canada.