IRCC opened All-program Express entry draw on 11 July 2023
Canadian immigration department, i.e. Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) conducted an all-program draw of federal Express Entry System on July 11, 2023 to issue 800 ITAs (Invitations to Apply) for Canadian PR visa. The CUT OFF score in this draw was 505 points or above. This was 5th Express Entry draw of this month.
All-program Express Entry draw on 11 July
- EE Draw date and type- 11 July 2023, All-program EE draw
- ITAs issued- 800 ITAs (Invitations to Apply) for Canadian PR Visa issued
- CUT OFF- The CRS score requirement for this draw was 505 points.
- Tie-breaking Rule- October 01, 2022 at 06:13:05 UTC
Express Entry System
The federal Express Entry System is a point-based program that register, assess and select the foreign skilled workers interested in obtaining Permanent Resident (PR) Visa in Canada. The Express Entry System has invited total 65,348 candidates this year until date to apply for Canada PR visa.
With new category-based draws, now IRCC is also inviting the candidates with experience in particular occupation or proficiency in French language. The CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) score requirement drops in such draws.
Categories chosen for category-based selection in 2023
Find below the categories chosen for category-based EE draws this year:
- Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professions
- Trades, such as carpenters, plumbers, and contractors
- Agriculture and agri-food
- Strong French-language proficiency
The IRCC has held four category-based draws this year until date.