IRCC has recently conducted three consecutive Express Entry Draws, inviting a total of 5,448 candidates in just three days.
- French Language Proficiency
- Healthcare Occupations.
Here are the details of the Express Entry Draws:
3 Express Entry Draws in 3 days Sent 5448 ITAs
List of Express Entry Draws:
Click here to see the updated list of 101 professions that, as of September 8, 2023, are eligible to receive an additional 50 CRS points for a qualification certificate, as per the IRCC.
- Express Entry Program: Provincial Nominee Program
- Number of invitations issued: 1,548
- Minimum CRS Score: 776
The lowest-ranked candidate in this draw had an impressive CRS score of 776.
After May 10, 2023, the Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) held a PNP-only draw. The CRS score increased by 85 points compared to the May 10 draw.
Candidates nominated by a province automatically receive 600 CRS points, making them highly competitive in the Express Entry pool.
- Express Entry Program: French Language Proficiency
- Number of invitations issued: 300
- Minimum CRS Score: 486
In the second Express Entry draw held on October 25, 2023, 300 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) were issued for French language proficiency in a category-based selection process, requiring a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 486.
In this draw, the CRS score increased by 14 points, compared to the previous draw held on September 27, 2023.
- Express Entry Program: Healthcare Occupations
- Number of invitations issued: 3,600
- Minimum CRS Score: 431
In the third Express Entry Draw on October 26, 2023, a total of 3,600 invitations were sent out to candidates in 35 healthcare occupations.
The Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) Score for this draw is 431.
Eligible Occupations for Express Entry Healthcare Targeted Draws
The following is a list of 35 eligible healthcare occupations for Express Entry Healthcare targeted draws, along with their corresponding NOC codes:
|Audiologists and speech language pathologists||31112|
|Dieticians and nutritionists||31121|
|General practitioners and family physicians||31102|
|Instructors of persons with disabilities||42203|
|Kinesiologists and other professional occupation in therapy and assessment||31204|
|Licensed practical nurses||32101|
|Medical laboratory assistants and related technical occupations||33101|
|Medical laboratory technologists||32120|
|Medical radiation technologists||32121|
|Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates||33102|
|Nursing co-ordinators and supervisors||31300|
|Other assisting occupations in support of health services||33109|
|Other practitioners of natural healing||32209|
|Other professional occupations in health diagnosing and treating||31209|
|Other technical occupations in therapy and assessment||32109|
|Pharmacy technical assistants and pharmacy assistants||33103|
|Physician assistants, midwives and allied health professionals||31303|
|Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses||31301|
|Respiratory therapists, clinical perfusionists and cardiopulmonary technologists||32103|
|Specialists in clinical and laboratory medicine||31100|
|Specialists in surgery||31101|
|Therapists in counselling and related specialized therapies||41301|
|Traditional Chinese medicine practitioners and acupuncturists||32200|