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Express Entry Rounds of Invitations- CRS- 517- August 2023

Latest CRS- Canada Express Entry Invitation to Apply (ITA)- August 2023

In the latest Canada Express Entry draw held on August 01, 2023, a total of 2,000 candidates were issued invitations to apply for permanent residency. The Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score required to be invited was 517 points or above. This draw saw an increase in the CRS cut-off compared to previous draws in the month of July, indicating continued competitiveness in the Express Entry system.

Here is a summary of the recent Express Entry draws, including the latest draw on August 01, 2023, along with the CRS scores for each draw in the month of July:

DateCategoryTotal ITAsMinimum CRS Required
August 01, 2023No Program Specified2,000517
July 12, 2023French language proficiency (2023-1)3,800375
July 11, 2023No Program Specified800505
July 7, 2023French language proficiency (2023-1)2,300439
July 6, 2023Healthcare occupations (2023-1)1,500463
July 5, 2023STEM occupations (2023-1)500486
July 4, 2023No Program Specified700511

As shown in the table, the draw on August 01, 2023, invited 2,000 candidates under the No Program Specified category, and the CRS cut-off score was set at 517 points. This indicates that candidates with a CRS score of 517 or above were invited to apply for permanent residency.

The tie-breaking rule used for this draw was June 30, 2023, at 11:45:05 UTC. In cases where multiple candidates had the same CRS score, the cut-off was based on the date and time they submitted their Express Entry profiles. This tie-breaking rule ensures that the process remains fair and transparent.

It is important to note that the Express Entry system remains a popular and competitive immigration pathway for skilled foreign workers seeking to make Canada their permanent home. Candidates with higher CRS scores and qualifications continue to have a better chance of receiving an invitation to apply for Canadian permanent residency.

Candidates who have received an invitation to apply in the latest draw now have the opportunity to submit their applications for permanent residency. Once approved, they and their families can begin their journey to Canada, contributing to the nation’s diverse and thriving communities.