On July 11, 2023, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued 800 Invitations to Apply (ITA) to candidates under Express Entry. In this draw, IRCC invited candidates under all immigration programs. In round #257, the cut-off score was 505 points, 6 points fewer than in the previous all-program draw. The tie-breaking rule for this round was October 01, 2022, at 06:13:05 UTC. As of July 11, 2023, there are 209,263 profiles registered in the Express Entry pool, 5,266 fewer than in the previous update. In 2023, Canada issued 65,348 ITAs through Express Entry draws.