Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has conducted a new Express Entry draw.
The Express Entry latest draw held on September 20, 2023, saw invitations being issued to a total of 1,000 candidates under the Transport Occupations category. This was the first-ever category-based draw conducted by IRCC for candidates with experience in the transport sector - including commercial truck drivers, pilots, and aircraft assembly workers.
Invited candidates also required a minimum CRS score of 435 - to be eligible for this invitation round.
Check eligibility to immigrate to Canada under Express Entry
Ministerial Instructions respecting invitations to apply for permanent residence under the Express Entry system #264 - September 20, 2023
*Invitations to apply to the Federal Skilled Worker Program, Canadian Experience Class, and Federal Skilled Trades Program may be issued through this round of invitations.
If more than one candidate has the lowest score, the cut-off is based on the date and time they submitted their Express Entry profiles.
To be eligible to apply under the Transport Occupations Category, you must:
The Express Entry system is now tailored to provide a streamlined and efficient pathway for individuals with expertise in critical in-demand fields in Canada. By prioritizing the invitation of skilled immigrants with work experience in transport occupations, Canada aims to meet the increasing demand for talent and fill key positions that contribute to the nation’s economic growth and advancement.
A total of 10 occupations are eligible for the Express Entry draw for candidates with transport work experience.
|Aircraft Assemblers and Aircraft Assembly Inspectors||93200|
|Transport Truck Drivers||73300|
|Railway Traffic Controllers and Marine Traffic Regulators||72604|
|Engineer Officers, Water Transport||72603|
|Deck Officers, Water Transport||72602|
|Air Traffic Controllers and related occupations||72601|
|Air Pilots, Flight Engineers, and Flying Instructors||72600|
|Aircraft Mechanics and Aircraft Inspectors||72404|
|Managers in Transportation||70020|
IRCC has so far conducted seven draws under the newly launched category-based selection for Express Entry draws.
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