IRCC invites 3,725 candidates in the latest all-program Express Entry draw
Invitations to apply (ITAs) have been distributed by Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) for the most recent Express Entry Draw.
IRCC invited 3,725 applicants in an all-program draw.
Candidates needed at least a 500 on the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS).
In the week of September 25, there were three draws in a row before this one.
In an all-program draw, the first draw on September 26 welcomed 3,000 applicants with a minimum CRS of 504.
The second, which was held on September 27, welcomed 500 applicants in a lottery based on competency in French. They required a CRS of at least 472.
In the first-ever category-based draw for candidates in the agricultural and agri-food occupations, the last draw of the week was held on September 28 and 600 candidates were invited with a minimum CRS of 354.
With this draw, all six of the new categories that are now eligible for category-based selection have received invitations from the IRCC.
Summary of Express Entry draw results since June 2023
|Date||Draw Type||Number of ITAs||Minimum CRS|
|Sept 28||Agriculture and agri-food occupations||600||354|
|Sept 27||French language proficiency||500||472|
|Sept 20||Transport occupations||1,000||435|
|Aug 3||Trade occupations||1,500||388|
|Aug 2||French language proficiency||800||435|
|July 12||French language proficiency||3,800||375|
|July 7||French language proficiency||2,300||439|
|July 6||Healthcare occupations||1500||463|
|July 5||STEM occupations||500||486|
|June 28||Healthcare occupations||500||476|