On April 26, 2023, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued 3,500 Invitations to Apply (ITA) to candidates under Express Entry. In this draw, IRCC continued inviting candidates under all immigration programs. In round #247, the cut-off score was 483 points, three points fewer than in the previous all-program draw. The tie-breaking rule for this round was April 22, 2023, at 19:46:58 UTC. As of April 26, 2023, there are 230,189 profiles registered in the Express Entry pool, 930 fewer than in the previous update. In 2023, Canada issued 44,559 ITAs through Express Entry.