Express Entry Draw Sent 1,490 PR Invitations

Express Entry Draw

On 13 February 2024, the second Express Entry Draw in February issued 1,490 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) for Canadian Permanent Residency with a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) Score of 535 or above.

Have a look at the draws held from January to February:

Date Round type Invitations issued CRS score cutoff
February 1, 2024 French language proficiency (2023-1) 7,000 365
January 31, 2024 General 730 541
January 23, 2024 General 1,040 543
January 10, 2024 General 1,510 546

The last Canada Express Entry Draw was on 01 February 2024, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship, Canada (IRCC) issued 7,000 in a targeted draw for applicants with high proficiency in French with a CRS score of 365 or higher.

Take a look at the CRS draw’s score distribution in the latest Express Entry Draw 2024:

CRS score range Number of candidates
601-1200 587
501-600 9,004
451-500 60,043
491-500 7,285
481-490 10,016
471-480 17,431
461-470 13,750
401-450 51,356
441-450 10,514
431-440 10,752
421-430 9,445
411-420 10,283
401-410 10,362
351-400 55,850
301-350 29,141
0-300 5,292
TOTAL 211,273

The total number of applicants in the Express Entry Pool reached 211, 273 showcasing the competitiveness of the Express Entry system.

Canada Immigration Express Entry Draw has been processed over the years and introduced targeted draw to fulfill the skill shortage in Canada. IRCC announced the conduct of an invitation round targeting individuals with in-demand skills in May 2023.

One of the most important categories for Express Entry applicants is to demonstrate proficiency in the French language. The remaining five categories focus on candidates with work experience in the field and facing workforce shortages such as technology.

As per the Immigration Level Plan, Canada aims to welcome around 114,000 new Canadian permanent residents through Express Entry by the end of 2025.

This draw was announced on Tuesday, which means more draws can be seen later in the week.

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