Express Entry Draw #239 –February 1, 2023
893 PNP candidates with a CRS score of 733 or above received ITAs for Canada PR in the first Express Entry PNP draw of 2023
Canada invited 893 immigration candidates to apply for permanent residency (PR) in the first Express Entry PNP draw of 2023 draw held on 1st February.
The draw was restricted to Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) Class only, which means that only those immigration candidates, who had previously received a provincial nomination from an Express-Entry aligned PNP, received Invitations to Apply (ITAs) for Canada PR in this draw.
The Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score cut-off threshold for this draw was 733 points.
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) also applied the tie-breaking rule and the time-stamp was set for December 09, 2022, at 10:49:57 UTC
Results: Rounds of invitations
- Draw: #239
- Date and time of round: February 01, 2023, at 16:05:57 UTC
- Class: Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)
- Number of invitations issued: 893
- CRS score of lowest-ranked candidate invited: 733
- Tie-breaking rule: December 09, 2022, at 10:49:57 UTC
Express Entry system is the fastest way to get Canadian Permanent Residency (PR). It has processing service standard of 6 months after submission of documents following the ITA.
The Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS), a points-based methodology, is used by Express Entry to rate applicant profiles. The highest-scoring applicants are given an Invitation to Apply (ITA), after which they can submit an application for permanent residence.
The Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP), the Canadian Experience Class (CEC), and the Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP) all use Express Entry as their application management system (FSTP).
Candidates for the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) who are in the Express Entry pool are already qualified for at least one of these programmes.
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