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Canada Invites 3,800 Francophone candidates in Express Entry draw on 12 July

July 13 , 2023 By Rajneesh Kumar

Express Entry draw on 12 July

Canadian immigration Department, i.e. Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) held the latest category-based draw of federal Express Entry System on July 12, 2023 to issue 3,800 ITAs (Invitations to Apply) for Canadian PR visa to the French-speaking candidates registered in the EE system.

12 July Express entry draw results

In the Express entry draw no.258 the IRCC invited 3,800 Express Entry candidates with a CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) Score requirement of just 375 points.

Now, this year, after this new EE draw, Canadian immigration department has issued 68,148 ITAs (Invitations to Apply) for Canadian PR Visa in overall 22 draws conducted until date. You may check the latest draw results in the table below:

Category-based EE Draw on 12 July 2023 for French-speaking candidates


EE Draw Category

No. of ITAs

Minimum CRS Score Requirement

Tie-breaking rule

July 12, 2023




 June 15, 2023 at 23:49:05

Express Entry New Measure

Now, federal Express Entry System of Canada is holding category-based EE Draws, as announced by the Canadian Immigration Minister, Sean Fraser on 30 May 2023. Until date, the Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has conducted total five category-based draws inviting the candidates under three main categories, i.e. Health workers, STEM Experts and candidates with French Language proficiency.

In category-based draws this year, the IRCC will focus on inviting the applicants with proficiency in French language and experience in some key occupations categories, such as, 

  • healthcare workers
  • science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professions
  • trades, such as carpenters, plumbers and contractors
  • transport
  • agriculture and Agri-food

To apply for PR visa in Canada- the maple leaf country, you may get in touch with qualified and reliable migration expert at Canada PR Avenue on Toll-Free No. 78-18-000-777 or you can drop us an e-mail at info@canadapravenue.com. 

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