Posted on March 02 2023
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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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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.
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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