Total 667 candidates were invited in latest Express Entry - PNP only draw conducted by IRCC
IRCC conducted the third PNP draw of the year to invite candidates who have already received PNP nomination.
Immigration Refugee and Citizenship Canada has invited 667 candidates with a minimum CRS score requirement of 748 . Draw was conducted on 1st march 2023 followed by PNP draw on 15th February 2023. This was the sixth PNP draw of the year.
IRCC usually conducts Express Entry draws every 15 days. Recent draw was PNP specific, Which means candidates already having Notification of interest from any of the provinces have received Invitation to Apply ( ITA) . Earlier IRCC started conducting All Program – Express Entry draw from July 2022 after 18 months. All draws conducted after July 2023 were All programs – Express Entry Draws.
The PNP is a way for provinces and territories to address their unique labor market needs and attract newcomers who can help strengthen their economy. If you are nominated by a province or territory under the PNP, you will receive an invitation to apply for permanent residency from the federal government of Canada.
The Canada Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) is an immigration program that allows Canadian provinces and territories to nominate eligible skilled workers, entrepreneurs, and investors to live and work in their province or territory. Each province and territory has its own set of eligibility requirements and streams that target specific categories of immigrants who have the skills and experience needed to fill labor shortages and contribute to the economic development of their region.
Now , candidates will have 60 days to apply for Permanent Residency visa. Candidates must undergo a Medical test as well. An IRCC officer will review all documents and if approved, the candidate will become a permanent Resident of Canada.