287th Express Entry Draw: French Language Proficiency 

287th Express Entry Draw

The 287th Express Entry draw was a category-based selection that invited applicants with French Language proficiency. The IRCC invited 2500 Express Entry profiles with a CRS score of 336 points or higher.

Type of Draw: Category-based draw: French Language Proficiency

Date of Draw: 29.02.2024

Day of Draw: Thursday

Time of Draw: 15:58:53 UTC

CRS score cut-off: 336 

ITAs issued: 2500 

The latest Express Entry was the second draw exclusively for the French Language Proficiency category in 2024. The CRS cut-off was significantly lower by 29 points. The ITAs issued also saw a drastic decrease of 4500 profiles. Since the launch of category-based draws, IRCC has invited 18,200 applicants through the Francophone category. The Canadian government aims for economic growth through Francophone immigration outside Quebec. The list of all draws under this domain is listed below. 

Draw NumberDraw DateCRS score cut-offITAs issued

Eligibility for the 287th Express Entry draw

To receive an Invitation to Apply in the 287th Express Entry draw, the applicant must

Steps after getting an ITA 

If you have received an ITA in the latest 287th Express Entry draw,

  • Apply to IRCC for Canada PR through the Express Entry within 60 days 
  • Upload all the documents for identification, age, marital status, education, language proficiency, etc. 
  • Pay CAN $1365 non-refundable application fee

What is a category-based draw?

A category-based selection like the 287th Express Entry draw issues ITAs not just based on the CRS cut-off. Instead, they have an additional selection factor. They invite eligible profiles based on six different categories:

  • STEM occupations
  • Healthcare occupations
  • Agri-food and Agricultural occupations
  • Transport Occupations
  • Trade Occupations
  • French Language Proficiency.

Talent Connected Worldwide was the first to report the 287th Express Entry draw. Visit the website for all the latest updates on Canada Immigration and federal and PNP draws.

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