Express Entry Draw #273: 1,000 Invitations Issued

Express Entry Draw #273: 1,000 Invitations Issued

Express Entry Draw #273: 1,000 Invitations Issued

December 7, 2023 marked a pivotal moment as the Ministerial Instructions regarding invitations for permanent residence under the #273 Express Entry system were unveiled. In this draw, a grand total of 1,000 invitations were extended, ushering hope for candidates who held a rank of 1,000 or higher in the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS).

The specific date and time of this round were meticulously recorded as December 07, 2023 , at 16:35:25 UTC. This precision ensures transparency and fairness in the immigration process.

CRS Score Requirements

The eligibility bar was set with a minimum CRS score of 470. In cases where multiple candidates shared the same lowest score, the tie-breaking rule came into play, considering the date and time of their Express Entry profile submission. The cut-off was established at October 03, 2023, at 04:45:27 UTC.

The Future of CRS in 2024

As speculation looms about the fate of the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) in 2024, it’s imperative to note that while the Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is expected to shift its focus towards specific in-demand qualities in Canada’s economy, the CRS score will still retain its pivotal role. Candidates will continue to receive invitations, irrespective of specific categories. The Express Entry pool will be home to candidates meeting category requirements, all vying for a chance at permanent residence.

Canada PR Processing Time in 2024

Prospective permanent residents often inquire about the processing time for Canada Permanent Resident (PR) applications in 2024. The timeline remains variable, contingent on factors such as the PR program, application completeness, processing volume, and additional security or medical checks. The journey from receiving the Invitation to Apply (ITA) to obtaining the coveted Confirmation of Permanent Residence (COPR) and ultimately relocating to Canada comprises multiple stages, each with its recorded processing times. This comprehensive process can take anywhere from *12 to 24 months*.

Canada PR Fee/Cost via Express Entry 2024

For those charting their course towards Canadian permanent residency through Express Entry in 2024, it’s essential to budget wisely. Here’s a breakdown of the fees:

  • Primary application fee: CAD $850
  • Landing fee for the primary applicant: CAD $515
  • Landing fee for the secondary applicant: CAD $515
  • Dependent child cost: CAD $230
  • Biometrics fee (age 14 to 79): CAD $85

Planning and understanding the financial aspects of the process are crucial steps towards achieving the dream of becoming a Canadian permanent resident.

As the Express Entry system continues to shape the immigration landscape, staying informed and prepared is key for Indian candidates seeking to embark on their Canadian journey. Stay tuned for more updates on immigration, policies, and opportunities.

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