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December 11, 2023

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Canada Express Entry Draw 2023

Canada’s Express Entry Draw Results from December 8, 2023


In IRCC’s third Express Entry draw, Canada’s immigration department conducted a second consecutive category-based Express Entry draw, this time issuing 5,900 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) to Canadian immigration candidates with recent work experience in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) occupations. Today’s draw, IRCC’s first STEM draw since July 5, 2023, saw ITAs issued to eligible candidates with a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 481.


STEM draw follows two other draws that have taken place.

The first was an all-program draw on December 6, where the IRCC issued ITAs to 4,750 immigration candidates with a minimum CRS score of 561.

IRCC’s other draw this week took place on December 7, 2023, when IRCC issued 1,000 ITAs in a French-language proficiency category-based draw to candidates with a minimum CRS of 470.


Below are the details of the STEM Express Entry draw:

  • Category: STEM occupations
  • Number of invitations issued: 5,900.
  • Rank required to be invited to apply: 5,900 or above.
  • Date and time of round: December 8, 2023, at 03:02:52 UTC
  • CRS score of lowest-ranked candidate invited: 481.
  • Tie-breaking rule: November 25, 2023, at 09:48:36 UTC

IRCC has now sent out 11,650 invitations to apply for permanent residency in three Express Entry rounds of invitations.

Below are the other two Express Entry draws holding this week:

Description December 7 December 6
Draw type. French focused General or all program draws.
Invitations 1,000 4,750
CRS Cutoff 470 561
Tie-breaking rule October 3, 2023, at 04:45:27 UTC November 8, 2023, at 06:00:13 UTC


Full list of 24 STEM occupations eligible for Express Entry draw today.


NOC Code Occupation
20010 Engineering managers
20011 Architecture and science managers
20012 Computer and information systems managers
21200 Architects
21201 Landscape Architects
21202 Urban and land use planners
21203 Land surveyors
21210 Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries
21211 Data scientists
21220 Cybersecurity specialists
21221 Business systems specialists
21222 Information systems specialists
21223 Database analysts and data administrators
21230 Computer systems developers and programmers
21231 Software engineers and designers
21232 Software developers and programmers
21233 Web designers
21234 Web developers and programmers
21300 Civil Engineers
21310 Electrical and electronics engineers
21311 Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers)
21321 Industrial and manufacturing engineers
21322 Metallurgical and materials engineers
41400 Natural and applied science policy researchers, consultants and program officers


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