Express Entry all program draw selects 4300 PR aspirants

Express Entry all program draw selects 4300 PR aspirants

Aug 15, 2023: Positive Canada Immigration update shared by IRCC. As the 262nd Express Entry all program draw selects 4300 PR aspirants. With a CRS cut-off of 496. This is great news for applicants who wish to get permanent residency in Canada. Because Aug 15, 2023, EE All-Program draw is the 14th such type of draw. And in comparison to the last similar draw of Aug 01, 2023, we can see:

  • Firstly, Canada PR visa invitations are given to 2300 more applicants.
  • Secondly, the CRS cut-off in the last draw was 517, whereas, in the current draw, it is 496.
    • Thus, we can see the CRS cut-off is lower by 21 points.


Besides, the details of the August 15, 2023, EE General draw are:

  • Firstly, 4300 applicants have an ITA.
  • Secondly, the CRS cut-off is set at 496.
  • Besides, the tie-breaking rule applicable is August 01, 2023, at 12:59:52 UTC.


Further, looking at the below graph we can see the draw patterns for selection of PR visa aspirants. And the CRS cut-off applicants must match or exceed to get an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for a Canada PR visa.

EE all program draws up till Aug 15, 2023 EE draw in 2023

How to apply to Express Entry (EE) System and get an ITA for a PR visa?

To get a PR visa via the Express Entry (EE) System you must do the following:

  • Firstly, check if you are eligible to apply to 1 of the EE sub-streams:
    • Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP)
    • Federal Skill Trades Program (FSTP)
    • Canadian Experience Class (CEC)
  • Secondly, meet Human Capital Factors:
    • Age
    • Education
    • Work Experience
    • Language Skills
  • Besides, to get an ITA you must match the CRS cut-off in an EE draw.

Moreover, after getting an ITA, you will have 60 days to submit a Canada PR visa application with all supporting documents. Post application, IRCC will process your visa application. To see the validity of your information and the possibility of fraud or threat to Canada or its people; if all is good, you will get a Confirmation of Permanent Residence (COPR).

Get the right immigration advice from a CICC Licensed Canada Immigration Consultant. And avoid all expensive mistakes that can lead to your Canada visa refusal. To begin, take our Free Assessment. Besides, you can also directly Contact Us to know more about your permanent residency options.


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