In the first first draw of 2023 held on January 11, 5500 invitations to apply are issued by the IRCC. The Comprehensive Ranking Score of the lowest ranking candidate to get invitation in this round was 507. This was the 237th Draw since the inception of Express Entry System.
This round was open to all three programs under the Express Entry Stream. The three programs that are part of the Express Entry System are Canadian Experience Class (CEC), Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) and Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP).