Ministerial Instructions respecting invitations to apply for permanent residence under the Express Entry system #77 – November 8, 2017
The Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, pursuant to section 10.3(1)(i) and (j) 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 8, 2017).
Ottawa, November 8, 2017
AHMED D. HUSSEN
Minister of Citizenship and Immigration
MINISTERIAL INSTRUCTIONS RESPECTING INVITATIONS TO APPLY FOR PERMANENT RESIDENCE UNDER THE EXPRESS ENTRY SYSTEM (NOVEMBER 8, 2017)
1 The following definitions apply in these Instructions.
eligible foreign national
means a foreign national whose expression of interest is in the express entry pool established by the Express Entry Instructions. (étranger admissible)
Express Entry Instructions
means the Ministerial Instructions Respecting the Express Entry System, as published in the Canada Gazette, Part I, on December 1, 2014, as amended from time to time. (Instructions concernant le système Entrée express)
means the ranking of eligible foreign nationals relative to each other, regardless of the class under which they can receive an invitation. (classement général)
has the same meaning as in section 1 of the Express Entry Instructions. (invitation)
Invitations — Period
2 Invitations may be issued under these Ministerial Instructions during the period beginning on November 8, 2017, and ending on November 9, 2017.
Invitations — Number
3 The number of invitations that may be issued is 2,000.
Invitations — Rank
4 For an eligible foreign national to be invited to make an application, they must be ranked among the first 2,000 eligible foreign nationals in the general ranking.