Latest Express Entry Draw #277- First Transport Occupations Draw!

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced the very first category-based draw exclusively for transport occupations. The latest Express Entry draw #277 was the third consecutive draw. The details of the round of invitations are as follows:

Date of Draw: 20th December 2023

Day of Draw: Wednesday

Time of Draw: 15:55:23 UTC

CRS score cut-off: 435 points

ITAs issued: 670 

Type of Draw: Transport Occupations 

Applicants who have received an Invitation to Apply (ITA) in the latest Express Entry draw 277 have:

Transport OccupationsNOC codes
Aircraft assemblers and aircraft assembly inspectors93200
Transport truck drivers73300
Railway traffic controllers and marine traffic regulators72604
Engineer officers, water transport72603
Deck officers, water transport72602
Air traffic controllers and related occupations72601
Air pilots, flight engineers and flying instructors72600
Railway carmen/women72403
Managers in transportation70020
Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors72404

Category-based selections vs General Draws

While general or all program Express Entry draws issue ITAs to eligible Express Entry profiles irrespective of their occupations, the category-based selections invite applicants from a specific profession. The six professions or fields of category-based Express Entry draws are:

  • Healthcare Professionals
  • Trade Professionals
  • Transport Professionals
  • STEM Professionals
  • Agriculture and agri-food professionals
  • French language proficiency- those with NCLC 7 or higher in French language proficiency test (TEF or TCF)

The latest Express Entry draw #277 was the third back-to-back draw. Stay connected with Talent Connected Worldwide and never miss an update on Express Entry or Canada PR.

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