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Posted on October 27 2022

A new low in CRS scores for Express Entry draw! 4,750 invitations issued

By Editor
Updated July 25 2023
Highlights of 234th Express Entry draw on October 26, 2022
  • The latest Express Entry draw was conducted by IRCC on October 26, 2022.
  • Through the draw, 4,750 Canada immigration candidates received invitations to apply for Canada PR.
  • This draw had a new record low minimum CRS score of 496, in the period since December 2020.
*Know your eligibility to immigrate to Canada through Y-Axis Canada Immigration Points Calculator. The Express Entry draw went on floors once again on October 26, 2022. Through this draw, 4,750 Canada immigration candidates received invitations to go for Canada PR by applying for a Canada PR visa. Also read: Another big leap! 4,250 invitations issued via an Express Entry draw The draw was special in that this was the first time that the minimum CRS score came down below 500 in an Express Entry draw of the all-program type since December 2020. This time, the minimum CRS score was 496. Here are the details of this Express Entry draw #234:
Draw type: All-program
Number of invitations: 4,750
Rank required to be invited to apply: 4,750 or above
Date and time of round: October 26,2022 13:05:36 UTC
CRS score of lowest-ranked candidate invited: 496
Tie-breaking rule: May 09,2022 09:04:20 UTC
You may be interested in knowing about some of the recent developments in Canada Express Entry and in Canada immigration scene generally. Here they are:
  • There's a plan set to be implemented in 2023 to issue invitations to potential immigrants who possess specific educational qualifications, language skills, and work experience. To read more about this, read “Canada Express Entry reforms to bring major changes in early 2023”.
  • The power of deciding the occupational categories to be considered to invite Canada immigration candidates will be vested with the Minister of Immigration in Canada.
  • The NOC 2016 system of categorizing eligible occupations for Canada immigration will be replaced by NOC 2021 from November 2016. To learn more about this, read “Do you know what the switch from NOC to TEER category system is about?
If you are willing to migrate to Canada, talk to Y-Axis, the leading immigration and career consultant in the UAE. If you find this blog engaging, you may also like: Job trends for Civil Engineer in Canada, 2023-24


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