Canada has sent 800 Invitations for Apply (ITA) to eligible candidates in the latest Express Entry draw conducted by Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) on July 11, 2023. The selected candidates may now apply for permanent residence in Canada. The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score was 505. No specific program was targeted in this fresh express entry draw as it followed a Tie-breaking rule.
Usually, Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) conducts targeted draws to invite the workforce for a specific category or high in-demand occupation mentioned under the National Occupational Classification Code.
New Express Entry Draw Highlights
|Draw Date||July 11, 2023,|
|Number of ITAs||800|
|Minimum CRS Cutoff||505|
|Targeted Program||No specific program|
|Special Remark||Tie-breaking rule: October 01, 2022, at 06:13:05 UTC.|
What Is Tie-Breaking Rule: October 01, 2022, at 06:13:05?
The tie-breaking rule in the Canadian immigration process is used to determine which applicant will be selected for a visa if two or more applicants have the same Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score. The tie-breaking rule is applied in the following order:
- Age: The applicant with a younger age will be selected.
- Draw date: The applicant who submitted their application on the earlier draw date will be selected.
- Random selection: If the age and draw date are the same, the applicant will be selected at random.
The latest express entry draw, conducted on July 11, 2023, was not based on any category or specific occupation or sector, which means all the eligible candidates of express entry as well as the provincial nominee program, have received Invitations to Apply through the Tie-Breaking Rule.
Previous Express Entry Draw in 2023
Express Entry is a points-based immigration system that manages applications for permanent residence in Canada. It was created to attract skilled workers, their families, and international graduates to Canada.
To be eligible for Express Entry, you must:
- Be a skilled worker, a recent graduate, or a provincial nominee
- Have a valid language test result
- Meet the minimum Canadian language proficiency requirements
- Have a valid educational credential
- Meet the specific requirements for your chosen immigration program
- Have enough money to support yourself and your family
Here is an overview of all express entry draws of 2023. It will help you understand the pattern.
|Date||Minimum CRS score||Number of ITA||Program|
|July 11, 2023||505||800||No Program Specified|
|July 04, 2023||511||700||No Program Specified|
|June 27, 2023||486||4300||No Program Specified|
|June 8, 2023||486||4800||No Program Specified|
|May 24, 2023||488||4800||No Program Specified|
|May 10, 2023||691||589||PNP|
Canada Immigration: Next Express Entry Draw Prediction
The above table might have helped you understand the pattern of express extry draws conducted by IRCC. These draws are held twice a month, and candidates with the required comprehensive ranking score receive an Invitation to Apply (ITA).
On July 26, 2023, Canada Express Entry\’s next draw is anticipated to take place under the Express Entry stream; however, the category-based draw selection may take place in the interim. Therefore, it is advised to keep connected with the Basics of Immigration to receive an Invitation to Apply in the upcoming express entry draws.
The CRS Score distribution of applicants waiting in the Express Entry pool for the latest draw conducted on July 11, 2023, will help you better understand the future express entry draw cutoffs.