1800 ITAs issued in First Trade Occupations Express Entry Draw of 2024

1800 ITAs issued in First Trade Occupations Express Entry Draw of 2024

July 04, 2024: Finally, Canada holds the first Express Entry skilled trades category-based draw of 2024. Also, 1800 ITAs issued in First Trade Occupations Express Entry Draw of 2024.

The complete Express Entry first trade occupations draw of 2024 are:

  • Firstly, 1800 ITAs were issued in the new trade category draw.
  • Secondly, the CRS cut-off is 436.
  • Also, the tie-breaking rule applicable is July 16, 2023, at 15:44:59 UTC.

Moreover, in comparison to the last Express Entry Trade occupation draw of 2023 on Dec 19, 2023, we can see the following changes in the issuing of ITAs:

  • Firstly, 800 more trade occupation applicants have an ITA for Canada PR visa.
  • Secondly, the CRS cut-off is up by 11 points.

Looking at the above draw comparison, we can see a positive rise in selection of PR applicants. As a result, we can expect in upcoming trade occupations Express Entry draws, the PR invites to go up.

Besides, for trade occupation applicants Express Entry offer the following draw types to get PR invites:

  • Federal Skilled Trades draws
  • Trade Occupations Category-based draws.
  • General draws.
  • PNP draws.

This gives a wide array of options for trade occupation applicants to exit the Express Entry pool with an ITA. In 2024, applicants tend to shy away from applying as skilled trade applicants, as FST draws are not very frequent. But as shared above, the possibility of skilled trade applicants to get ITAs in EE draws is still higher.

As a result, if your occupation comes under the skilled trade category then your chances of getting a Canada PR visa are brighter. So, why wait, connect with immigration experts for a Free Assessment.

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