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Canada Opens 3rd Express Entry draw of the month for Trades Occupations

August 04 , 2023 By Rajneesh Kumar

Express Entry draw

On August 3, 2023, Canadian immigration department held the third Express Entry draw of this month in a row. This was a category-based Express Entry draw, wherein 1,500 candidates received ITA (Invitation to Apply) for Canadian Permanent Residency (PR) Visa. It was 25th Express Entry invitation round this year and overall Express Entry draw no.261.

The candidates with CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) score 388 points or higher received the ITA this time around.

Category-based EE Draw Result- 3 August 2023


EE Draw Category

No. of ITAs

Minimum CRS Score Requirement

Tie-breaking rule

August 3, 2023

Trade occupations (2023-1)



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Now, post the new EE draw, the total number of invitations issued this year reached to 73,448 in overall 25 EE draws opened until date.

August 2023 Express Entry Draws

The Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has opened three EE Draws this month to invite total 4,300 candidates to apply for Canadian Permanent Residency (PR) Visa. Find below the details of all EE draws held in August 2023:

1 August 

Canada conducted an all-program Express Entry (EE) draw on August 1st, wherein 2,000 candidates with a CRS score of 517 points received ITA (Invitation to Apply). The selection was made from all categories of the federal EE System.

2 August 

On August 2nd, the Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) opened a category-based draw specifically for French-speaking candidates. A total of 800 candidates with a CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) score of 435 points or higher were invited to apply.

3 August 

The most recent Express Entry (EE) draw occurred on August 3rd, targeting Trade Occupations candidates. In this draw, 1,500 candidates with a CRS score of 388 or above were extended invitations to apply for Canadian immigration on PR Visa.

To check your eligibility status for the most apt program and apply to the same to get Canada PR this year, you may contact Canada PR Avenue reliable Canada migration expert on Toll-Free No. 78-18-000-777 or you can drop us an e-mail at info@canadapravenue.com

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