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The latest Express Entry Draw invited 1,548 candidates

In the recent Express Entry Draw, the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has invited 1,548 Provincial Nominee Program candidates. There is a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 776.

The latest Express Entry Draw invited 1,548 candidates
The Key Highlights of Express Entry Draw

• ITA – 1548
• CRS score – 776

The draw prior to this was on 10th October and invited 3,725 candidates in an all-program draw. The Candidates needed a minimum CRS of 500.

There is no medical examination required for Express Entry candidates 

There have been new rules introduced for the Medical applicants in the express entry on 1st October. As per the new rule, there is no need for an upfront immigrant medical examination (IME) before submitting a Canada PR visa application. 

There is still a need for examination, but the applicants need to submit a blank document in the upload field of the Express Entry profile builder. There are certain instructions regarding your medical exam later.

There are those who have completed an IME as part of a different IRCC application. However, they have already been living in Canada, so they don’t need a second IME.

Express Entry Draws in 2023

Date  ITA CRS score
24th October 1548(PNP) 776
10th October 3725 500
28th September 600 354 (Agriculture and agri-food occupations)
27th September 500 472 (French Language )
26th September 3000 504
20th September 1000 435 (Transport Occupations)
19th September 3200 531
15th August 4300 496
3rd August 1500 388 (trade occupations)
2nd August 800 435 (French Proficiency)
1st August 517 2000
12th July 3800 375 (French language proficiency)
11th July 800 505
7th July 2300 439 (French language proficiency)
6th July 1500 463 (Healthcare occupations)
5th July 500 486 (STEM occupations)
4th July 700 511
28th June 500 476 (Healthcare occupations)
27th June 4300 486
8th June 4800 486
24th May 4800 488
10th May 589 691 ( PNP)
26th April 3500 483
12th  April 3500 486
29th March 7000 481
23rd March 7000 484
15th March 7000 490
1st March 667 748 (PNP)
15th February 699 791
2nd February 3300 489 (Foreign Skilled Worker Program)
1st February 893 733 (PNP)
18th January 5500 490
11th January 5500 507

The Online Permanent Residency (PR) Status has made things convenient for applicants. They can apply for a Permanent Residency (PR) Status from anywhere and choose the best immigration service in the industry without worrying about their physical accessibility for the Candidate. It is good to do some research about the organization before it is hired for representation by the Candidate. A good immigration service offers benefits such as IELTS guidance and Job consultancy as an additional service to the Candidate.

What is Express Entry Program?

Express Entry program is the most convenient way to move to Canada for a skilled worker. It allows immigration in the fastest way possible with six to eight months of processing. The section of the applicants is points-based, and those who meet the minimum CRS score are given the ITAs. 

The three sub-categories under this program are - the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP), the Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP), and the Canadian Experience Class (CEC). The applicant can apply through any of the three categories provided they meet the eligibility requirements.

The IRCC announced that it would conduct draws in certain specific categories to select applicants in occupations where there is a high demand for labour. These occupations are expected to strengthen the economy and promote the French language outside of Quebec.

 The six new categories which are in demand in 2023 are – 


  • Healthcare;
  • STEM professions;
  • Trades;
  • Transport; and
  • Agriculture and agri-food
  • French language abilities. 

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