Latest Canada Express Entry draw was held on Feb 15, 2023. In this draw, the minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score required to receive an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for permanent residency was 791 points. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invites a total 699 PNP candidates were invited to apply in the fifth Express Entry draw of 2023.
Only candidates in the Provincial Nominee Program were eligible for the draw. In 2023, this was the third program-specific draw; the first two were held on February 1 and 2, respectively. Only candidates who had already secured provincial nomination were invited to the February 1 draw, whereas the Federal Skilled Worker Program’s draw on February 2 was program-specific (FSWP).