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IRCC invites 893 PNP candidates in new Express Entry draw

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Published February 1, 2023 at 12:44 PM EST
Updated on February 1, 2023 at 1:00 PM EST

IRCC held its 3rd express entry 2023 lottery.

Immigration, Refugees and Canadian Citizenship (IRCC) has issued Permanent Residency Invitations to 893 State Candidate Program (PNP) candidates. Comprehensive ranking system (CRS) score 733.

This was the first program-specific Express Entry draw since July 2022. From July to today, the IRCC has conducted a drawing for all programs, in which all eligible Express Entry candidates were considered for invitation. In all program draws, Express Entry candidates may be invited from any of the three programs administered by Express Entry’s application management system, without state nominations.

Express Entry candidates for this draw have already received state nominations. state nominee program (PNPs) allow Canadian provinces to nominate individuals who support local labor market and population goals. With the exception of Quebec and Nunavut, most Canadian provinces and territories have PNPs for Express Entry.

A state nomination increases a candidate’s CRS score by 600 points. For this particular draw, Express Entry candidates required a minimum CRS score of 133 before being eligible for state endorsement.

Recent Express Entry Results

express entry The draw resumed three weeks ago after an unexpected six-week hiatus from November 23rd to January 11th. IRCC followed his January 11th draw with another draw on January 18th.

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The reason for the suspension has not been confirmed, but the IRCC recently CIC News Email stating there was a suspension due to system malfunction This happened when the National Occupational Classification (NOC 2021) was introduced on November 16th.

An IRCC spokesperson said, “Unfortunately, technical issues with the implementation of the new classification system on November 16, 2022 negatively impacted the Express Entry invitation round on November 23, 2022. The technical issues were a major inconvenience for IRCC clients, but have since been resolved.On January 11, 2023, a series of invitations to Express Entry was successfully implemented.”

Draw on January 11th 5,500 candidates were invited, with a minimum CRS cutoff score of 507. The following week the IRCC held another surprise. Draw on January 18th Same number of candidates, but a significantly lower CRS score of 490.

The IRCC says the department is working to resume normal draws. Since Express Entry launched in his 2015, draws have been held regularly every other Wednesday. This was true even during the lengthy hiatus of draws for programs administered by Express Entry between December 2020 and July 2022, and the IRCC continued to: state nominee program.

Express Entry was created to identify and target candidates that the government deems highly skilled. These candidates are more likely to integrate quickly into society and have a positive impact on Canada’s workforce and economy. This is because immigrants account for 90% of Canada’s workforce growth and about 75% of population growth.

What is Express Entry?

express entry is an application management system for Canada’s three immigration programs. Canadian experience class (CEC), Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) and Federal Skills Trade Program (FSTP). state nominee program (PNP) candidates in the Express Entry pool are already eligible for at least one of these programs.

Express Entry uses a point-based system. Comprehensive ranking system (CRS), which ranks the candidate’s profile. Candidates with the highest scores Invitation to Apply (ITA) and apply for permanent residency.

Once a candidate applies, an IRCC representative will review the application and determine if it is approved. Once this is completed, the candidate, if approved, will become a permanent resident of Canada, one step closer to becoming a Canadian citizen.

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