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Posted on March 02 2023

Canada issued 667 ITAs in Express Entry PNP-only draw

By Editor
Updated October 27 2023

Highlights: 3rd Express Entry PNP-only draw

  • The Express Entry draw exclusively for the PNP pool was held on March 1, 2023.
  • It is the 3rd Express Entry draw exclusively for PNP.
  • The draw invited 668 candidates.
  • The invitees had a score of 748 or more in the CRS.
  • IRCC launched an application tracker for Express Entry programs.

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Abstract: The latest Express Entry PNP-only draw was held on March 1, 2023, to invite 667 candidates.

The 3rd Express Entry PNP-only draw of 2023 was held recently. It was the fourth program-specific draw in 2023. The last PNP-only draw was held on February 15.

It was conducted on March 1, 2023. The draw issued 667 ITA or Invitation to Apply to candidates with a score of 748 in the CRS or Comprehensive Ranking System. They are now eligible to apply for Canada PR.

Of the four program-specific draws, three of them have been for candidates Provincial Nominee Program only, while one was aimed at the candidates in the FSWP or Federal Skilled Worker Program stream.

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Know more about the recent Express Entry PNP-only draw of 2023

The Express Entry PNP-only draw was the 4th Express Entry draw of 2023. Detailed information about the latest Express Entry draws of 2023 is given in the table below:

2023 Express Entry Draws
Number of the Draw Date Immigration program Invitations issued Minimum Score
242 Mar 1, 2023 Provincial Nominee Program 667 748
241 Feb 15, 2023 Provincial Nominee Program 699 791
240 Feb 2, 2023 Federal Skilled Worker 3,300 489
239 Feb 1, 2023 Provincial Nominee Program 893 733
238 Jan 18, 2023 No Program Specified 5,500 490
237 Jan 11, 2023 No Program Specified 5,500 507

It was the third Express Entry PNP-only draw conducted in 2023 after the draws held on February 1 and February 15, 2023.

IRCC has conducted only two all-program draws in 2023. It implies that in those draws, candidates from the Express Entry pool belonged to the programs managed by Express Entry were invited on the basis of their CRS score. The draws each invited 5,500 candidates and were held a week apart on January 11 and January 18, 2023.

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The 241st Express Entry draw invites 699 candidates

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IRCC introduces application tracker for Express Entry

IRCC announced on February 8, 2023, that the candidates in the:

The candidates would be able to track their online applications. The candidates in Provincial Nominee Programs pool are also eligible.

The status trackers will facilitate the candidates to track their applications and receive updates on the process of application.

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