Ministerial Instructions respecting invitations to apply for permanent residence under the Express Entry system #48 – November 30, 2016
The Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, pursuant to section 10.3 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, gives the annexed Ministerial Instructions Respecting Invitations to Apply for Permanent Residence under the Express Entry System (November 30, 2016).
Ottawa, November 30, 2016
Minister of Citizenship and Immigration
MINISTERIAL INSTRUCTIONS RESPECTING INVITATIONS TO APPLY FOR PERMANENT RESIDENCE UNDER THE EXPRESS ENTRY SYSTEM (NOVEMBER 30, 2016)
Determination — number of invitations
1. (1) For the purposes of paragraph 10.2(1)(b) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, the number of invitations that may be issued during the period beginning on November 30, 2016 and ending on December 1, 2016 is:
in the case of foreign nationals who are members of the provincial nominee class referred to in paragraph 2(d) of the Ministerial Instructions Respecting the Express Entry System, as published in the Canada Gazette, Part I, on December 1, 2014 and as amended from time to time, 559; and
in any other case, zero.
Determination – required rank
(2) The foreign national referred to in subsection 1 and who, on November 30, 2016 at 14:58:44 UTC, have been assigned a total of 786 points or more under the Comprehensive Ranking System, as set out in the Ministerial Instructions referred to in paragraph (1)(a), occupies the rank required to be invited to make an application for permanent residence.