No Pause Canada holds Express Entry General draw selecting 4750 applicants

No Pause Canada holds Express Entry General draw selecting 4750 applicants

Breaking News: Just when the entire immigration industry was sure of a pause on Express Entry (EE) draws, IRCC held the Express Entry all-program draw on Dec 06, 2023. No Pause Canada holds Express Entry General draw selecting 4750 applicants. Yes, Canada is not losing its immigration levels target of selecting 465,000 people for Canada PR visas.

Besides, there is both good news and a slightly sour news. Let us proceed with the sour taste. In the current draw, the CRS cut-off is 561. This is 61 points higher in comparison to the last Oct 10, 2023 EE draw. However, the wonderful news is that the number of invitations for PR is higher by 1025 points.


But if you want to apply to the Express Entry (EE) System for PR then you must these steps:

  • Firstly, apply online and create an EE profile.
  • You must apply under 1 of the EE sub-streams such as:
    • Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP)
    • Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP)
    • Canadian Experience Class (CEC)
  • Secondly, meet Human Capital Factors:
    • Age
    • Education
    • Work Experience
    • Language Skills
  • Also, as per your information, you will get a CRS rank.
  • Besides, this rank is necessary for you to get an ITA for PR.
  • Because IRCC holds periodic draws you must match the draw cut-off.
  • After matching the cut-off, you will get an ITA to apply for a PR visa.
  • Finally, IRCC will process your application.
  • If satisfactory, you will finally get a Confirmation of Canada PR (COPR).


No pause as Canada holds Express Entry draw: 2023 EE draws review!

Moreover, looking at the 2023 EE draws up till now we can see the:

  • As of now, IRCC has issued the following number of ITAs.
    • General – 75,375 ITAs.
    • FSW – 3,300 ITAs.
    • FST – 3,055 ITAs.
    • CEC – N.A.
    • PNP – 4,396 ITAs.
    • Category-based – 16,900 ITAs.
  • So, in total 103,026 applicants have an ITA for PR.


The year is yet to end, and you can apply for a Canada PR now. If you are thinking, should I create an Express Entry profile for Canada PR now?Click HERE!

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