On April 26, 2023, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) held its seventh All-Program draw of 2023. In yesterday's draw, 3,500 invitations to apply (ITAs) were issued to candidates with a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 483 or higher. IRCC has now invited 45,215 Express Entry candidates in 2023.

An all-program draw considers every candidate in the Express Entry pool, rather than the program-specific rounds and invites these candidates to apply for permanent residence based on their CRS score. Candidates at or above the minimum CRS score in the pool will be invited to apply for permanent residence.

IRCC applied its tie-breaking rule with the timestamp of April 22, 2023 19:46:58 UTC, meaning candidates with a score of 483 were invited to apply if they had submitted their Express Entry profile before the timestamp.



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