First Express Entry Draw of 2024

Latest Canada Express Entry Draw 2024

The first Express Entry Draw of 2024 sent out 1,510 invitations to apply (ITAs) for permanent residency (PR) in an all-program or general round of invitations.

Invitations have been sent to the candidates with a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 546 or above.

Canada Express Entry Latest Draw of 2024

The Canadian government conducts an Express Entry draw approximately every two weeks. The latest Express Entry draw #279 was held on January 10, 2024.

  • Invitation Round: #279
  • Date and Time of Round: January 10, 2024 at 16:59:13 UTC
  • Type of Draw: All Program
  • Number of ITAs Issued: 1,510
  • CRS Score of Lowest-Ranked Candidate Invited: 546
  • Tie-Breaking Rule: December 31, 2023 at 18:23:22 UTC

Tie-breaking meaning: If more than one candidate has the lowest score, the cut-off is based on the date and time they submitted their Express Entry profiles.

Express Entry processing times

IRCC processing times for all three Express Entry categories increased as of January 9, is indicated below:

  • Canadian Experience Class: 5 months
  • Federal Skilled Worker Program: 5 months
  • Federal Skilled Trades Program: Not Enough Data
  • Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) via Express Entry: 8 months

Types of Rounds of Invitations

IRCC holds different types of rounds of invitations throughout the year.

  • General rounds of  invitations
  • Program-specific rounds of invitations
  • Category-based rounds of invitations

Latest Express Entry draws in 2023

Date Category Invitations CRS
Cutoff Score
December 21, 2023 Agriculture and agri-food occupations (2023-1) 400 386
December 20, 2023 Transport occupations (2023-1) 670 435
December 19, 2023 Trade occupations (2023-1) 1,000 425
December 18, 2023 General 1,325 542
December 8, 2023 STEM occupations (2023-1) 5,900 481
December 7, 2023 French language proficiency (2023-1) 1,000 470
December 6, 2023 General 4,750 561

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