Aspire to migrate to Canada? Then undeniably PR (Canada Permanent Residency) is the right way that aids you to move to the nation easily! When you apply for a PNP (Provincial Nominee Program) to a specific region and receive the invitation, then you can easily immigrate to Canada. Here you can know about the various provinces draws of April 2023 and the number of invitations issued to the immigration candidates.
Express Entry Draw
For qualified employees in Canada or overseas, express entry offers a path to PR.
In April 2023, there were 2 express entry draws.
On April 12, 2023, the first draw of the month was performed, and 3,500 invitations were sent to applicants with a minimum CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) score of 486.
Likewise, the second draw was conducted on April 26, 2023, and invited 3,500 aspirants with the least CRS score of 483. It is the 247th express entry draw.
Around 7000 claimants got the chance to receive PR with the help of the express entry pathway.
When it comes to the British Columbia province, it conducted 4 draws in April 2023.
The first BC PNP draw of April 2023 was held on April 4th, 2023, and issued 152 invitations to the general draw candidates including the tech occupations. In the targeted draw, 17 invitations went to Skilled Workers, International Graduates (including the EEBC option). As well, 6 invitations were sent to the healthcare targeted draw candidates.
The second draw was held on April 11, 2023, and invited 132 applicants in total. 99 invitations went to the tech-targeted draw claimants. Additionally, 25 invites were sent to the draw applicants for Childcare: Early Childhood Educators and Assistants (TEER 42202).Furthermore, 8 invitations went to the healthcare targeted draw claimants.
The third BC PNP draw was conducted on 18th April 2023 and invited 203+ candidates to apply. 158 invitations were issued to the candidates in the general draw including the tech occupations. The Childcare: Early Childhood Educators and Assistants (TEER 42202) targeted draw candidates received 29 invites. In addition, 16 invitations went to the claimants in the healthcare-targeted draw. Apart from that, <5 invitations were issued to the 0ther priority occupations (TEERs 31103, 32104) draw.
The 4th BC draw of the month was held on 25th April 2023. 113 invitations were issued to the tech occupations to draw claimants. In the targeted draw for childcare: early childhood educators and assistants (TEER 42202), 28 candidates received invites. Additionally, 27 invitations were issued to the candidates in the healthcare-targeted draw.
The Alberta province also held 5 draws in April month of 2023. The following table will help you to know about these draws.
|Number of Notification of Interest letters sent||Draw parameters||
Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of lowest ranked candidate who received a Notification of Interest letter
|Designated Healthcare Pathway, Alberta job offer, CRS score 300 and above||
|Priority sector – construction occupation with Alberta job offer, CRS score 300-500||
|Family connection and primary occupation in demand, CRS score 300-500||
|Sector priority – Agriculture occupation with Alberta job offer, CRS score 300-700||
|Designated Healthcare Pathway, Alberta job offer, CRS score 300-600||
The Ontario province held 2 draws in April 2023. The April 4th, 2023 draw issued 883 invitations to the applicants from the Masters and Ph.D. Graduate streams.
The April 11th, 2023 draw invited 295 candidates for the Employer Job Offer: In-Demand Skills streams.
Prince Edward Island
On April 20, 2023, Prince Edward Island invited 189 candidates from various streams.
The first Manitoba draw of the April 2023 month was held on April 6, 2023, and 566 Letters of Advice to Apply were issued in this draw to the streams as all occupations, international education stream, and skilled workers overseas.
The second draw was conducted on 20 April 2023 and 507 Letters of Advice to Apply were issued in this draw to the candidates from the different streams.
The third Manitoba draw was held on 27th April 2023 and issued 558 Letters of Advice to Apply to the skilled worker overseas candidates with a minimum score of 616.
The Quebec province invited 1020 claimants with a score that is equal to or greater than 598 points to apply for permanent selection on April 20, 2023.
On April 20, 2023, Saskatchewan invited 1067 aspirants in total to apply. 444 invitations went to Occupations In-Demand category candidates, and 623 applicants from the express entry stream received the invitations. But, the Score of the lowest-ranked candidate to apply was 69 for both streams.
Get Ready To Apply For Your Canadian PR!
Hopefully, the above lines will be helpful for you to know about the various draws held in April 2023. Desire to apply for your Canadian PR? Then call Aram visas now and get ready to apply for your visa with us! We will help you to migrate to Canada without facing any problems!