IRCC issued 4,750 Candidates Under the New Express Entry draw

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On October 26, 2022, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada IRCC issued 4,750 Invitations to Apply (ITA) to candidates under Express Entry. In this round of invitations, IRCC continued inviting candidates under all immigration programs. 

In round #234, the cut-off score finally dropped below 500 points and was 496 points, 4 points fewer compared to the previous draw. 

The tie-breaking rule for this round was May 9, 2022, at 09:04:20 UTC. As of October 24, 2022, there are 234,981 profiles registered in the Express Entry pool, 139 fewer compared to the previous update. In 2022, Canada issued 37,038 ITAs through Express Entry.

Here are the details of this Express Entry draw:

  • Express Entry Draw 234
  • Date of Draw: October 24, 2022
  • Number of Invitations Issued: 4,750
  • Minimum CRS:  496
  • Program Specified: Non-specified
  • Tie-breaking rule: May 09, 2022, 09:04:20 UTC
  • There are 234,981 profiles registered in the Express Entry pool


Overview of Express Entry

Express Entry is the system used by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to manage the intake of applications for economic immigration that are submitted for the following classes on or after January 1, 2015:

  • Federal skilled worker class (FSWC);
  • Federal skilled trades class (FSTC);
  • Canadian experience class (CEC); and
  • a portion of the provincial nominee class (PNC).

The Comprehensive Ranking Method (CRS), a points-based system used by Express Entry, ranks candidate profiles. 

The highest-scoring applicants are given the Invitation to Apply (ITA), after which they can submit a permanent residency application. You can get More details about Express Entry and its various draws from our blog.


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