Express Entry Draw #235– November 09, 2022
4,750 Express Entry candidates received invites to apply for Canadian Permanent Residency (PR)
Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) conducted another big round of invitations on November 9, 2022.
A total of 4,750 Express Entry candidates with a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 494 received invitations to apply (ITAs) for Canadian Permanent Residency (PR).
This is the tenth all-program Express Entry draw since IRCC resumed all-program draws on July 6. Therefore, eligible candidates from all Express Entry programs: Federal Skilled Worker (FSW), Canadian Experience Class (CEC), and Federal Skilled Trades (FST) were considered in this draw.
Results: Round of invitations
- Draw No: #235
- Date and time of round: November 09,2022 14:21:26 UTC
- Total invitations to apply (ITAs) issued: 4,750
- CRS score of lowest-ranked candidate invited: 494
- Tie-breaking rule: June 06,2022 20:48:23 UTC
IRCC also applied the tie-breaking rule in this draw and the time-stamp was set for June 06, 2022, 20:48:23 UTC. If more than one candidate has the lowest CRS score, the cut-off is based on the date and time they submitted their profiles in the Express Entry pool.
Canada’s Immigration Levels Plan 2023-2025
The Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, released Canada’s 2023–2025 Immigration Levels Plan on November 1, 2022.
Canada is aiming to welcome the highest-ever 1.45 million new permanent residents over the next 3 years across all immigration categories.
In 2021, a total of 127, 933 Indian nationals became permanent residents (PRs) of Canada as the country admitted a record 405,000 new immigrants in its history.
The Canadian Government is continuing that ambition by setting record targets in the new levels plan of 465,000 PRs in 2023, 485,000 in 2024, and 500,000 in 2025.
Express Entry Targets (principal applicants, spouses, and dependents):
- 2023: 82,880
- 2024: 109,020
- 2025: 114,000
A total of 82,880 new immigrants in 2023 will be admitted Express Entry System. The target will rise to 109,020 in 2024 and 500,000 in 2025.
IRCC will also use new features in the Express Entry system to welcome new immigrants with the required skills and qualifications in sectors such as health care, manufacturing, building trades, and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
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