We will be focusing on the recent Express Entry Draw #253 that took place on July 4th, 2023. Express Entry enthusiasts were in for a surprise as the IRCC held Draw #253 just within a week of the previous draw on June 28th 2023. This unexpected occurrence created a buzz among aspiring immigrants, adding an element of anticipation to the latest Express Entry draw.
Latest Express Entry Draw Details
- Express Entry Program: No Program Specified
- Number of invitations issued: 700
- Rank required to be invited to apply: 700 or above
- Date and time of round: July 04, 2023 14:23:38 UTC
- CRS score of lowest-ranked candidate invited: 511
- Tie-breaking rule: July 01, 2023 09:31:32 UTC
Understanding Points Distribution: Let’s take a closer look at the distribution of CRS points among the candidates:
|CRS score range||Number of candidates|
Recent Express Entry Draws 2023
|Date||Immigration program||Invitations issued||CRS score of lowest-ranked candidate invited|
|253||July 4, 2023||No Program Specified||700|
|252||June 28, 2023||Healthcare occupations (2023-1)||500|
|251||June 27, 2023||No Program Specified||4,300|
|250||June 8, 2023||No Program Specified||4,800|
|249||May 24, 2023||No Program Specified||4,800|
|248||May 10, 2023||Provincial Nominee Program||589|
|247||April 26, 2023||No Program Specified||3,500|
|246||April 12, 2023||No Program Specified||3,500|
|245||March 29, 2023||No Program Specified||7,000|
|244||March 23, 2023||No Program Specified||7,000|
|243||March 15, 2023||No Program Specified||7,000|
|242||March 1, 2023||Provincial Nominee Program||667|
|241||February 15, 2023||Provincial Nominee Program||699|
|240||February 2, 2023||Federal Skilled Worker||3,300|
|239||February 1, 2023||Provincial Nominee Program||893|
|238||January 18, 2023||No Program Specified||5,500|
|237||January 11, 2023||No Program Specified||5,500|
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):
To help address some common queries, we’ve compiled a list of frequently asked questions:
- What is Express Entry? Express Entry is an application management system overseeing Canada’s Federal Skilled Worker Program, Canadian Experience Class, and Federal Skilled Trades Program.
- How long does Express Entry take in 2023? The IRCC aims to process Express Entry applications within 6 months or less after receiving a complete application.
- What is the fastest way to get PR in Canada? The fastest way to obtain permanent residency in Canada is through Express Entry. You can enroll via multiple streams like the Federal Skilled Worker Stream , Canadian Experience Class and Federal Skilled Trades Program.
- What are Category-Based Draws? IRCC has introduced new category-based selections in Express Entry, which focus on specific occupations during draw processes. The categories include healthcare, STEM professions, trades, transport, agriculture and agri-food, and strong French-language proficiency.
- When we are expecting next express entry draw ? Anticipating the Next Express Entry Draw: The next Express Entry draw is expected to take place on July 5th, 2023. According to the information available, this draw will focus on candidates in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) category. If you belong to this field, keep an eye out for this exciting opportunity!
- What are the lowest and highest CRS scores ever recorded?
- All programs: Lowest – 413 points, Highest – 886 points
- CEC: Lowest – 75 points
- FST: Lowest – 199 points
Conclusion: As the Express Entry draws continue to unfold, we hope this blog has provided you with valuable insights into the latest draw and answered some of your burning questions. Stay tuned for more updates, as we bring you the latest news and information on the dynamic world of Canadian immigration. Good luck on your journey to securing permanent residency in Canada!
Disclaimer: Please note that the information provided here is based on available data and subject to change. We encourage you to refer to official sources for the most up-to-date and accurate information.