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Dec 20: A new Express Entry Draw targeted for Transport occupations Sent 670 PR Invitations

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On December 20, a recent Express Entry draw honed in on 10 specific transportation occupations, extending 670 invitations to apply for permanent residency. The Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) cutoff score for this draw was set at 435.

 

The day before, on December 19, the Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) held a draw with a focus on trade occupations, issuing 1,000 invitations for permanent residency. The CRS cutoff score for this draw was 425.

In December, the Express Entry system is buzzing with activity, marking its sixth round of invitations. After a brief hiatus in November 2023, the momentum is back.

On December 18, a comprehensive Express Entry draw extended 1,325 invitations for permanent residency across all programs. What’s noteworthy is the drop in the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score by 19 points, a significant shift from the previous draw on December 6th.

Exciting times ahead for those on the immigration journey!

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This week's Express Entry Draws Recap

DescriptionDecember 20December 19December 18
Draw typeTargeted for 10 Transport occupationsTargeted for 10 Trade occupationsGeneral or all program draws
Invitations6701,0001,325
CRS Cutoff435425542
Tie-breaking ruleAugust 30. 2023 at 17:30:21 UTCNovember 04, 2023 at 11:16:58 UTCNovember 06, 2023 at 14:40:23 UTC

Stay tuned for the latest updates on this page throughout the week. If more draws happen, we’ll make sure to keep you in the loop. Check back later for the freshest updates.

CRS Score distribution in the pool

CRS score rangeNumber of candidates
601-12001,011
501-6004,433
451-50056,223
491-5005,140
481-4908,041
471-48017,221
461-47014,219
451-46011,602
401-45053,698
441-45010,946
431-44011,144
421-43010,055
411-42010,606
401-41010,947
351-40058,033
301-35029,955
0-3005,285
Total208,638

Express Entry Draws Resume:

IRCC announces Express Entry draws every two weeks, but there was a hiatus of 5 weeks from October 26 to December 5 without any invitation rounds.

 

Breaking the silence, IRCC conducted three consecutive draws between December 6th and 8th, extending invitations to 11,650 profiles for permanent residency. More excitingly, there are two additional draws scheduled for this week.

 

This development brings relief to candidates in the Express Entry pool, although the CRS cutoff score remains relatively high.

 

As we enter the new week, anticipate more targeted invitation rounds, especially considering the lower number of invitations in today’s Express Entry draw.

A total of 14,645 ITAs have been issued since December 6 in 6 Express Entry draws, as listed below:

DescriptionDecember 20December 19December 18December 8December 7December 6
Draw typeTargeted for 10 Transport occupationsTargeted for 10 Trade occupationsGeneral or all program drawsTargeting 24 STEM occupationsFrench focusedGeneral or all program draws
Invitations6701,0001,3255,9001,0004,750
CRS Cutoff435425542481470561
Tie-breaking ruleAugust 30. 2023 at 17:30:21 UTCNovember 04, 2023 at 11:16:58 UTCNovember 06, 2023 at 14:40:23 UTCNovember 25, 2023 at 09:48:36 UTCOctober 3, 2023, at 04:45:27 UTCNovember 8, 2023, at 06:00:13 UTC

This year, a overall 109,866 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) have been issued across 40 Express Entry draws in the field of Information Technology.

Summary of the last Express Entry draws in December 2023

Summary of the last Express Entry draws in December 2023

The Canadian government is putting the spotlight on 82 occupations across five priority sectors:

1. Healthcare Occupations

2. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Jobs

3. Trade Occupations

4. Transport Roles

5. Agriculture and Agri-Food Careers

Explore each sector to find a comprehensive list of occupations along with their corresponding NOC codes. Your pathway to Canada might just be a click away!

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