The latest Express Entry draw, held on September 19, 2023, brought good news for aspiring immigrants to Canada. This blog post provides a concise summary of the draw’s key details, including the number of Invitations to Apply (ITAs) issued, the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of the lowest-ranked candidate invited, and the tie-breaking rule. Whether you’re considering Canadian immigration or simply curious about the latest Express Entry updates, read on to discover the highlights of this draw.
Express Entry Draw #263 – September 19, 2023
The Express Entry draw conducted on September 19, 2023, marked the 263rd invitation round since its inception. The draw took place at 15:04:11 UTC, and it was categorized as a “No Program Specified” draw. This means that candidates from various immigration programs were considered for invitations.
Number of ITAs Issued:
In this draw, a total of 3,200 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) were issued by the Canadian government. An ITA is a coveted invitation extended to candidates who have demonstrated their eligibility for Canadian permanent residency through the Express Entry system.
CRS Score of Lowest-Ranked Candidate Invited:
The CRS score of the lowest-ranked candidate invited in the September 19, 2023 draw was 531. The CRS is a points-based system used to assess and rank candidates in the Express Entry pool. It takes into account factors such as age, education, work experience, language proficiency, and adaptability. The higher the CRS score, the better the chances of receiving an ITA.
To maintain fairness and transparency, the Canadian government employs a tie-breaking rule when multiple candidates have the same CRS score. In this draw, the tie-breaking rule was applied to candidates who had a CRS score of 531. The specific tie-breaking date specified was September 12, 2023. This means that candidates with a CRS score of 531 who submitted their profiles before this date received an ITA.
The Express Entry draw held on September 19, 2023, provided 3,200 individuals with an opportunity to apply for Canadian permanent residency. With a CRS score of 531, candidates from various immigration programs were invited to pursue their dreams of living and working in Canada. If you’re considering Canadian immigration, staying up to date with the latest Express Entry draws and their outcomes can help you plan your pathway to a new beginning.