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Posted on March 24 2023

Express Entry draws roars in March: 7000 ITAs issued with the lowest CRS score of 484

By  Editor
Updated October 27 2023

Highlights: 8th Express Entry draw

  • An all program Express Entry draw was held on March 23, 2023.
  • The draw invited 7,000 candidates.
  • The applicants who scored 484 and above in the CRS were invited.
  • International graduates with a PGWP can apply for an extension.
  • There are around 286,000 candidates with PGWP in Canada.

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Abstract: The latest all program Express Entry draw was held on March 23, 2023, to invite 7,000 candidates.

IRCC or Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada issued invitations to 7,000 international individuals in an all-program Express Entry draw.

The candidates with a minimum CRS or Comprehensive Ranking System score of 484 were invited.

The draw was conducted in the 2nd consecutive week after the last Express Entry draw.

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What should you know about the 8th Express Entry draw of 2023?

The Express Entry draw was the 8th draw of 2023. Detailed information about the recent 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
244 Mar 23, 2023 All Program 7,000 484
243 Mar 15, 2023 All Program 7,000 490
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

The recent draw was the 2nd all program Express Entry draw of 2023. An all program draw implies applicants from the following categories are considered eligible.

The draw required the lowest score for eligibility.

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IRCC announces extension of PGWP

IRCC has announced an extension of the PGWP or Post Graduate Work Permit for international graduates. PGWP holders who want to apply for Canada PR for permanent residence in the country can avail of the opportunity. PGWP candidates can apply for an extension of 18 months for the Open Work Permit.

The PGWP holders can apply for an extension from April 6, 2023. It implies that more PGWP holders would be eligible for the Express Entry ITAs. According to the data by IRCC, there are approximately 286,000 international graduates with PGWP.

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