Key Details of Express Entry Draw #291

On March 26, 2024, Express Entry issued 1,500 ITAs to French-speaking candidates with a CRS as low as 388.

French Proficiency Draw

This draw focused solely on French proficiency, marking the third such draw in 2024, with a notable 52-point increase in the CRS cutoff.

French-Speaking Category Eligibility

Candidates must achieve a minimum score of 7 in all four language abilities and fulfill outlined requirements for the round.

Welcoming Francophone Immigrants

Canada intensifies efforts to attract francophone immigrants outside Quebec, combating declining French-speaking populations with the Official Languages Action Plan 2023-2028.

Express Entry Draw #291 Update – 26 March, 2024