Express Entry Draw: 28th June 2023 (Sixteenth Draw of 2023)


Express Entry Draw: #252
Total Number of Invitations: 500
Minimum CRS score required: 476
Date of Draw: 28th June 2023
Program Specified: Healthcare occupations (2023-1)

On the 16th express entry draw of 2023, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (I.R.C.C.) sent 500 ITAs where the minimum C.R.S. score required is 476.
It is the First occupation-specific draw of 2023. We have already discussed in our last express entry draw in the express entry draw prediction section that the upcoming draws will be any of the 6 occupation categories.
If you are looking to immigrate to Canada as a doctor, you should prepare yourself for the following:

What are the updates from the Canada Immigration system for doctors.

Broad occupation category for doctors.

Work experience requirement as per N.O.C. 2021 version 1.0.

Vacancies in Canadian provinces for healthcare workers.

Designated Professional Bodies to verify your Qualifications with the Canadian Education system.

Documents required for immigrating to Canada.

Jobs for doctors in Canada

The following statistical image attempts to highlight the wide number of positions you can explore in the Canadian healthcare system, whether you are a seasoned doctor or a recent medical graduate. From general practitioners to specialists, nurses to pharmacists, Canada offers a multitude of options for healthcare professionals seeking career growth, work-life balance, and personal development.

Reference: Immigrate to Canada as a Doctor

The job opportunities for doctors in Canada extend far beyond the conventional roles of general practitioners and specialists. With the rise of telemedicine, the emphasis on holistic healthcare, and the involvement in global health initiatives, doctors in Canada have a wealth of possibilities to explore. Whether one chooses to specialize in a specific field, embrace new models of healthcare delivery, or contribute to global health efforts, the Canadian healthcare system is a dynamic and diverse landscape that offers countless avenues for professional growth and personal fulfillment.


On the #252nd express entry draw, the Canadian immigration department sent 500 invitations to apply for new immigrants. Canada has invited 56,700 Express Entry candidates through the Express Entry program, including Canadian Experience Class, Federal Skilled Class, and Skilled Trade Class until the latest of June 2023.