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Express Entry Draw 1 March 2023- 667 PNP candidates received ITAs

March 03 , 2023 By Rajneesh Kumar

The Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) opened its sixth Express Entry draw of the year with a CRS score of 748 points and issued 667 invitations to apply (ITA) for Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) candidates only.

This particular draw of federal Express Entry System focused on issuing ITAs (Invitations to Apply) to candidates with provincial nomination and 600 extra CRS points acquired based on the same. The IRCC held two all-program and four program-specific draws in 2023.

Express Entry Draw on 1 March 2023


EE Draw Category

No. of ITAs

Minimum CRS Score Requirement

Tie-breaking rule

March 1, 2023

PNP Only



December 12, 2022, at 10:48:12 UTC

After 1st March draw, the IRCC has invited total 16,559 express entry candidates this year in overall six EE draws held this year. 

About Canada Express Entry System

Express Entry system manages Canada three main categories, i.e.

  • Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP)?
  • Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP)?
  • Canadian Experience Class (CEC) 

If you wish to immigrate to Canada, popular routes is to apply for permanent residency through the Express Entry program. The EE system evaluate and select skilled workers from around the globe based on their qualifications and work experience.

Interested aspirants need to create an Express Entry profile online and fulfil the eligibility criteria for one of the programs available. Once you are in the pool of candidates, the IRCC will assess your profile using a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS). This system allocate you points based on key selection factors, i.e. your age, education, work experience, language proficiency, and other factors. 

To know more and apply for Canada Permanent Resident (PR) Visa in 2023, you may get in touch with our team of immigration experts on Toll-Free No.78-18-000-777 or drop us an email at info@canadapravene.com

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