IRCC invites 589 PNP candidates in latest Express Entry draw held on 10th May

by Rajneesh Kumar Published on 11/May/2023

The Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) held the program-specific Express Entry draw on 10th May 2023 to invite 589 PNP candidates registered in the EE system to apply for Canadian Permanent Residency (PR) Visa. This was 12th Express Entry draw in 2023 and overall EE draw #248. Find out draw result below.

Express Entry draw result 10th May

Here the key details about this latest EE draw:

  • Draw Number: 248
  • Draw Date and Time: May 10, 2023 at 14:06:47 UTC
  • Number of ITAs Issued: 589
  • Minimum CRS Score Requirement: 691
  • Category: PNP only
  • Tie-breaking rule: March 08, 2023 at 16:42:17 UTC

 Express Entry draw process

The IRCC conduct EE draws regularly throughout the year, generally every fortnight. During each draw, IRCC issues Invitations to Apply (ITAs) for Canadian to candidates who have the top CRS scores in the EE pool.

The number of invitations issued in each draw varies based on applicants in the pool and requirements of the Canadian labour market. This year, the IRCC is inviting significant number of candidates to apply for Canadian PR visa. In March 2023 alone, the IRCC has issued more than 21,000 ITAs (Invitations to Apply).

After this latest EE draw, now Canada has issued 45,148 ITAs (Invitations to Apply) for Canadian Permanent Residency (PR) Visa  in total 12 Express Entry draws opened until date. With eased Canadian immigration process and consistently dropping CUT OFF, more and more people are applying for PR visa in Canada. 

Overall, in last few years, Express Entry system has been successfully inviting the skilled professionals to Canada. The immigration department of Canada is constantly evolving the system to better serve the requirements of the immigration applicants and make certain that the country remains competitive in the global market.

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