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Posted on February 02 2023

3rd Express Entry draw of 2023 invited 893 PNP candidates

By  Editor
Updated October 26 2023

Highlights: Third Express Entry draw for 2023

  • On February 1, 2023, Canada held its 3rd Express Entry draw of the year.
  • It invited 893 candidates.
  • The candidates who scored 733 and above were invited.
  • The candidates belonged to the Provincial Nominee Program pool.
  • It was the first program specific draw since July 2022.

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Abstract: Canada, in its 3rd Express Entry draw of 2023, invited 893 candidates having a score of 733 or more in the CRS.

On February 1, 2023, Canada held its 3rd Express Entry draw of the year. The IRCC or Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada issued invitations to 893 candidates. The candidates belonged to the pool of PNP or Provincial Nominee Program.

The candidates who had a score of 733 and above in the CRS or Comprehensive Ranking System were invited. They were issued ITAs or Invitation to Apply for a Canada PR visa that facilitates permanent residency in the country.

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Know more about the 3rd Express Entry Draw

The details of the latest Express Entry draw are given in the table below:

All Program Express Entry Draws
Date No. of Candidates Invited Minimum Score Program
Feb 01, 2023 893 733 Provincial Nominee Program
Jan 18, 2023 5,500 490 All Program Draw
Jan 11, 2023 5,500 507 All Program Draw

It was the first program-specific draw for Express Entry. The last one was conducted on July 2022.

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Candidate of the PNP pool in the Express Entry draws

The candidates in the Express Entry draw have already been issued provincial nominations. PNPs allow provinces of Canada to nominate international individuals who have the required skills and experience to contribute to the workforce and population objectives. Almost all the provinces and territories of Canada have their PNPs aligned with the system of Express Entry. Quebec and Nunavut have their own PNP eligibility criteria.

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Being nominated by a province increases the CRS score of a candidate by 600 points. In this draw, the candidates in the Express Entry pool needed a CRS score of at least 133 to be eligible to apply for the Canada PR.

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