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Express Entry: IRCC Issues 4,300 ITAs For Canada PR In All-Program Draws

ITAs For Canada

Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) held another Express Entry draw in June 2023. The June 27 draw issued 4,300 invitations to apply (ITA) under all Express Entry programs for Canadian permanent residence (PR). 

Eligible foreign nationals must have ranked among the first 4,300 in the federal pool to have received invitation to apply in June 27 draw. The minimum qualifying score based on the CRS (comprehensive ranking system) remained the same from previous June 08 draw at of the lowest-ranked candidate invited is 486. 

June 27 marks the sixth all-program Express Entry of 2023 and fifteenth overall. Canada pnp finderCanada considered all the newly registered profiles in the federal pool, keeping the tie-breaker cut-off date close to June 21, 2023. The tie-break rule is beneficial in cases where two or more candidates end up with the same CRS score. 

IRCC Launches Six New Express Entry Draws

IRCC is expected to target those Express Entry profiles with a strong French language proficiency or the following work experience later this summer: 

1. healthcare
2. Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professions
3. Trades, such as carpenters, plumbers, and contractors
4. Transport
5. Agriculture and Agri-food

Those who hope to receive an ITA in the targeted draws must first enter the Express Entry pool. IRCC will continue to hold all program draws and program-specific draws as needed. 

Who Can Apply for Express Entry? 

Candidates from the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP), Canadian Experience Class (CEC), Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP), and Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) were eligible for this Express Entry round of invitations. 

These profiles are evaluated on a total of 1200 points. The human capital criteria like 

1. age,
2. education,
3. work experience outside Canada,
4. language proficiency in English/French,
5. spouse adaptability

Canadian study experience, etc. are considered for evaluation purposes. 

Further, a successful provincial nomination can boost the Express Entry CRS score by 600 points. 

Now that the 2023-2025 annual targets for Express Entry landings (principal applicants, spouses, and dependents) are projected to touch over 100,000 each year, it is your best time to start planning for immigration to Canada

Contact a licensed immigration consultant like CanApprove to determine your best chances of qualifying based on your academic profile and work experience. 

Claim your FREE consultation from us to explore immigration programs under Express Entry and boost your CRS scores.

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