Canada Express Entry Draw (Latest Updated 2024)

Canada Express Entry Draw (Latest Updated 2024)

Canada Express Entry is the fastest and most popular way among immigrants who wish to move to Canada. It is a point based system where candidates are ranked based on various factors such as age, experience, language and more. Every year Canada aims to invite around 110,000 applicants through Express Entry System.

Express Entry conducts regular draws and selects candidates from Express Entry pool based on the type of draw, CRS score, occupations and more. Express Entry conducts at least 2 draws a month and sometimes it could be 3 or more every month. For each draw, a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) is set and candidates who are above that CRS score will get Invitations to Apply (ITAs) and then can submit their profile.

Canada Express Entry Consists of 3 programs:

Express Entry Canada Latest Draw

The latest Express Entry draw was held on April 11, 2024, issued 4,500 invitations to candidates with a minimum CRS score of 491 in the STEM category.

  • Round Type: STEM
  • Number of Invitations Issued: 4,500
  • Date: April 11, 2024
  • CRS Score of Lowest-ranked Candidate Invited: 491

Draws could be of any of these programs or some other targeted and occupation-specific draws, you can learn more about draws checking out the Canada Express Entry draws so far below:

Canada Express Entry Draws 2024

#DateRound typeInvitations issuedMinimum CRS Score
293April 11, 2024STEM4,500491
292April 10, 2024General1,280549
291March 26, 2024French language proficiency (2024-1)1,500388
290March 25, 2024General1,980524
289March 13, 2024Transport occupations (2024-1)975430
288March 12, 2024General2,850525
287February 29, 2024French language proficiency (2024-1)2,500336
286February 28, 2024General1,470534
285February 16, 2024Agriculture and agri-food occupations150437
284February 14, 2024Healthcare occupations3,500422
283February 13, 2024General1,490535
282February 1, 2024French language proficiency7,000365
281January 31, 2024General730541
280January 23, 2024General1,040543
279January 10, 2024General1,510546
Canada Express Entry Draws 2023
Draw #Date of DrawMinimum CRS Score Required# of ITAs Issued
278December 21, 2023386 (*Agriculture and Agri-Food occupations only)400
277December 20, 2023435 (*Transport occupations only)670
276December 19, 2023425 (*Trades occupations only)1,000
275December 18, 20235421,325
274December 8, 2023481 (*STEM occupations only)5,900
273December 7, 2023470 (*French language proficiency only)1,000
272December 6, 20235614,750
271October 26, 2023431 (*Healthcare occupations only)3,600
270October 25, 2023486 (*French language proficiency only)300
269October 24, 2023776 (*Provincial nominees only)1,548
268October 10, 20235003,725
267September 28, 2023354 (*Agriculture and Agri-Food occupations only)600
266September 27, 2023472 (*French language proficiency only)500
265September 26, 20235043,000
264September 20, 2023435 (*Transport occupations only)1,000
263September 19, 20235313,200
262August 15, 20234964,300
261August 3, 2023388 (*Trades occupations only)1,500
260August 2, 2023435 (*French language proficiency only)800
259August 1, 20235172,000
258July 12th, 2023375 (*French language proficiency only)3,800
257July 11th, 2023505800
256July 7th, 2023439 (*French language proficiency only)2,300
255July 6th, 2023463 (*Healthcare occupations only)1,500
254July 5th, 2023486 (*STEM occupations only)500
253July 4th, 2023511700
252June 28, 2023476 (*Healthcare occupations only)500
251June 27, 20234864,300
250June 8, 20234864,800
249May 24, 20234884,800
248May 10, 2023691 (*Provincial nominees only)589
247April 26, 20234833,500
246April 12, 20234863,500
245March 29, 20234817,000
244March 23, 20234847,000
243March 15, 20234907,000
242March 1, 2023748 (*Provincial nominees only)667
241February 15, 2023791 (*Provincial nominees only)699
240February 2, 2023489 (*Foreign Skilled Worker Program nominees only)3,300
239February 1, 2023490893
238January 18, 20235075,500
237January 11, 20235175,500
Canada Express Entry Draws 2022
Draw #Date of DrawMinimum CRS Score Required# of ITAs Issued
236November 23, 20224914,750
235November 9, 20224944,750
234October 26, 20224964,750
233October 12, 20225004,250
232September 28, 20225043,750
231September 14, 20225103,250
230August 31, 20225162,750
229August 17, 20225252,250
228August 3, 20225332,000
227July 20, 20225421,750
226July 6, 20225571,500
225June 22, 2022752 (*Provincial nominees only)636
224June 8, 2022796 (*Provincial nominees only)932
223May 25, 2022741 (*Provincial nominees only)589
222May 11, 2022753 (*Provincial nominees only)545
221April 27, 2021772 (*Provincial nominees only)829
220April 13, 2021782 (*Provincial nominees only)787
219March 30, 2022785 (*Provincial nominees only)919
218March 16, 2022754 (*Provincial nominees only)924
217March 02, 2022761 (*Provincial nominees only)1,047
216February 16, 2022710 (*Provincial nominees only)1,082
215February 2, 2022674 (*Provincial nominees only)1,070
214January 19, 2022745 (*Provincial nominees only)1,036
213January 5, 2022808 (*Provincial nominees only)392
Canada Express Entry Draws 2021
Draw #Date of DrawMinimum CRS Score Required# of ITAs Issued
212December 22, 2021720 (*Provincial nominees only)746
211December 10, 2021698 (*Provincial nominees only)1,032
210November 24, 2021737 (*Provincial nominees only)613
209November 10, 2021685 (*Provincial nominees only)775
208October 27, 2021744 (*Provincial nominees only)888
207October 13, 2021720 (*Provincial nominees only)681
206September 29, 2021742 (*Provincial nominees only)761
205September 15, 2021732 (*Provincial nominees only)521
204September 14, 2021462 (*Canadian Experience Class only)2,000
203September 1, 2021764 (*Provincial nominees only)635
202August 19, 2021403 (*Canadian Experience Class only)3,000
201August 18, 2021751 (*Provincial nominees only)463
200August 5, 2021404 (*Canadian Experience Class only)3,000
199August 4, 2021760 (*Provincial nominees only)512
198July 22, 2021357 (*Canadian Experience Class only)4,500
197July 21, 2021734 (*Provincial nominees only)462
196July 8, 2021369 (*Canadian Experience Class only)4,500
195July 7, 2021760 (*Provincial nominees only)627
194June 24, 2021357 (*Canadian Experience Class only)6,000
193June 23, 2021742 (*Provincial nominees only)1,002
192June 10, 2021368 (*Canadian Experience Class only)6,000
191June 9, 2021711 (*Provincial nominees only)940
190May 31, 2021380 (*Canadian Experience Class only)5,956
189May 26, 2021713 (*Provincial nominees only)500
188May 20, 2021397 (*Canadian Experience Class only)1,842
187May 13, 2021401 (*Canadian Experience Class only)4,147
186May 12, 2021752 (*Provincial nominees only)557
185April 29, 2021400 (*Canadian Experience Class only)6,000
184April 28, 2021717 (*Provincial nominees only)381
183April 16, 2021417 (*Canadian Experience Class only)6,000
182April 14, 2021753 (*Provincial nominees only)266
181April 1, 2021432 (*Canadian Experience Class only)5,000
180March 31, 2021778 (*Provincial nominees only)284
179March 18, 2021449 (*Canadian Experience Class only)5,000
178March 17, 2021682 (*Provincial nominees only)183
177March 8, 2021739 (*Provincial nominees only)671
176February 13, 202175 (*Canadian Experience Class only)27,332
175February 10, 2021720 (*Provincial nominees only)654
174January 21, 2021454 (*Canadian Experience Class only)4,626
173January 20, 2021741 (*Provincial nominees only)374
172January 7, 2021461 (*Canadian Experience Class only)4,750
171January 6, 2021813 (*Provincial nominees only)250
Canada Express Entry Draws 2020
Draw #Date of DrawMinimum CRS Score Required# of ITAs Issued
170December 23, 20204685,000
169December 9, 20204695,000
168November 25, 20204695,000
167November 18, 20204725,000
166November 5, 20204784,500
165October 14, 20204714,500
164September 29, 20204714,200
163September 16, 20204724,200
162September 2, 20204754,200
161August 20, 2020454 (*Canadian Experience Class only)3,300
160August 19, 2020771 (*Provincial nominees only)600
159August 6, 2020415 (*Federal Skilled Trades candidates only)250
158August 5, 20204763,900
157July 23, 2020445 (*Canadian Experience Class only)3,343
156July 22, 2020687 (*Provincial nominees only)557
155July 8, 20204783,900
154June 25, 2020431 (*Canadian Experience Class only)3,508
153June 24, 2020696 (*Provincial nominees only)392
152June 11, 2020437 (*Canadian Experience Class only)3,559
151June 10, 2020743 (*Provincial nominees only)341
150May 28, 2020440 (*Canadian Experience Class only)3,515
149May 27, 2020757 (*Provincial nominees only)385
148May 15, 2020447 (*Canadian Experience Class only)3,371
147May 14, 2020718 (*Provincial nominees only)529
146May 1, 2020452 (*Canadian Experience Class only)3,311
145April 29, 2020692 (*Provincial nominees only)589
144April 16,2020455 (*Canadian Experience Class only)3,782
143April 15, 2020808 (*Provincial nominees only)118
142April 9, 2020464 (*Canadian Experience Class only)3,294
141April 9, 2020698 (*Provincial nominees only)606
140March 23, 2020467 (*Canadian Experience Class only)3,232
139March 18, 2020720 (*Provincial nominees only)668
138March 4, 20204713,900
137February 19, 20204704,500
136February 5, 20204723,500
135January 22, 20204713,400
134January 8, 20204733,400
Canada Express Entry Draws 2019
Draw #Date of DrawMinimum CRS Score Required# of ITAs Issued
133December 19, 20194693,200
132December 11, 20194723,200
131November 27, 20194713,600
130November 13, 20194723,600
128October 16, 2019357 (*Federal Skilled Trades candidates only)500
127October 2, 20194643,900
126September 18, 20194623,600
125September 4, 20194633,600
124August 20, 20194573,600
123August 12, 20194663,600
122July 24, 20194593,600
121July 10, 20194603,600
120June 26, 20194623,350
119June 12, 20194653,350
118May 29, 20194703,350
117May 15, 2019332 (*Federal Skilled Trades candidates only)500
116May 1, 20194503,350
115April 17, 20194513,350
114April 3, 20194513,350
113March 20, 20194523,350
112March 6, 20194543,350
111February 20, 20194573,350
110January 30, 20194383,350
109January 23, 20194433,900
108January 10, 20194493,900
Canada Express Entry Draws 2018
Draw #Date of DrawMinimum CRS Score Required# of ITAs Issued
107December 19, 20184393,900
106December 12, 20184453,900
105November 28, 20184453,900
104November 15, 20184493,900
103October 29, 20184423,900
102October 15, 20184403,900
101October 3, 20184453,900
100September 24, 2018284 (*Federal Skilled Trades candidates only)400
99September 19, 20184413,500
98September 5, 20184403,900
97August 22, 20184403,750
96August 8, 20184403,750
95July 25, 20184413,750
94July 11, 20184423,750
93June 25, 20184423,750
92June 13, 20184513,750
91May 30, 2018902 (*Provincial nominees only) 288 (*Federal Skilled Trades candidates only)700
90May 23, 20184403,500
89May 9, 20184413,500
88April 25, 20184413,500
87April 11, 20184443,500
86March 26, 20184463,000
85March 14, 20184563,000
84February 21, 20184423,000
83February 7, 20184423,000
82January 24, 20184442,750
81January 10, 20184462,750
Canada Express Entry Draws 2017
Draw #Date of DrawMinimum CRS Score Required# of ITAs Issued
80December 20, 20174462,750
79December 6, 20174522,750
78November 15, 20174392,750
77November 8, 20174582,000
76November 1, 2017241 (*Federal Skilled Trades candidates only)505
75November 1, 2017673 (*Provincial nominees only)290
74October 18, 20174362,757
73October 04, 20174382,801
72September 20, 20174332,871
71September 6, 20174352,772
70August 23, 20174343,035
69August 9, 20174332,991
68August 2, 20174413,264
67July 12, 20174403,202
66June 28, 20174493,409
65May 31, 20174133,877
64May 26, 2017199 (*Federal Skilled Trades candidates only)400
63May 26, 2017775 (*Provincial nominees only)143
62May 17, 20174153,687
61May 4, 20174233,796
60April 19, 20174153,665
59April 12, 20174233,923
58April 5, 20174313,753
57March 24, 20174413,749
56March 1, 20174343,884
55February 22, 20174413,611
54February 8, 20174473,644
53January 25, 20174533,508
52January 11, 20174593,334
51January 4, 20174682,902
Canada Express Entry Draws 2016
Draw #Date of DrawMinimum CRS Score Required# of ITAs Issued
50December 22, 20164752,878
49December 16, 20164971,936
48November 30, 2016786 (*Provincial nominees only)559
47November 16, 20164702,427
46November 2, 20164722,080
45October 19, 20164751,804
44October 12, 20164841,518
43September 21, 20164831,288
42September 7, 20164911,000
41August 24, 2016538750
40August 10, 2016490754
39July 27, 2016488755
38July 13, 2016482747
37June 29, 2016482773
36June 15, 2016488752
35June 1, 2016483762
34May 18, 2016484763
33May 6, 2016534799
32April 20, 20164681,018
31April 6, 2016470954
30March 23, 20164701,014
29March 8, 20164731,013
28February 24, 20164531,484
27February 10, 20164591,505
26January 28, 20164571,468
25January 13, 20164531,518
24January 6, 20164611,463
Canada Express Entry Draws 2015
Draw #Date of DrawMinimum CRS Score Required# of ITAs Issued
23December 18, 20154601,503
22December 4, 20154611,451
21November 27, 20154721,559
20November 13, 20154841,506
19October 23, 20154891,502
18October 2, 20154501,530
17September 18, 20154501,545
16September 8, 20154591,517
15August 21, 20154561,523
14August 7, 20154711,402
13July 17, 20154511,581
12July 10, 20154631,516
11June 27, 20154691,575
10June 12, 20154821,501
9May 22, 20157551,361
8April 17, 2015453715
7April 10, 2015469925
6March 27, 20154531,637
5March 20, 20154811,620
4February 27, 20157351,187
3February 20, 2015808 (*Canadian Experience Class only)849
2February 7, 2015818779
1January 31, 2015886779

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How often do Express Entry draws occur?

Express Entry Conducts draws twice a month or even sometimes 3-4 times a month. The frequency may vary depending on the number of invitation, occupations and more.

What minimum CRS score is required to receive an Invitation to Apply (ITA)?

The minimum score may vary by each draw, the CRS score is set my IRCC based on the type of draw and the number of invitations they want to send in the overall Express Entry pool. The average CRS score as of 2024 is around 490-520, if your score falls under this number you may get an invitation. Calculate your Score CRS Calculator.

What happens after receiving an Invitation to Apply (ITA)?

Once you receive ITA, You will have 60 days to submit a complete application for permanent residency. This includes providing supporting documents and undergoing medical and security checks.

Can I update my Express Entry profile after submission?

Yes, you can update their Express Entry profiles, such as you can add new language results, a new education credentials, or work experience. It is essential to keep the profile accurate and up-to-date.

How can I improve my CRS score?

There are several ways you can improve your CRS Score, such as scoring higher in language proficiency, getting education certificate, and more. You can learn more about improving CRS Score here.

How long does it take to process an Express Entry application?

Processing time for Express Entry application may vary depending on the applicant’s profile but most applications under Express Entry are processed within 6 months.

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