Ministerial Instructions respecting invitations to apply for permanent residence under the Express Entry system #137 – February 19, 2020
Results: Rounds of invitations
No program specified
Number of invitations issued: 4,500Footnote *
Rank required to be invited to apply: 4,500th or above
Date and time of round: February 19, 2020 at 13:19:54 UTC
CRS score of lowest-ranked candidate invited: 470
Tie-breaking rule: January 13, 2020 at 10:52:52 UTC
- If more than one candidate has the lowest score, the cut-off is based on the date and time they submitted their Express Entry profiles.
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 (February 19, 2020).
Ottawa, February 19, 2020
Marco E. L. Mendicino
Minister of Citizenship and Immigration
Ministerial Instructions respecting invitations to apply for permanent residence under the Express Entry system (February 19, 2020)
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)
- general ranking
- 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 February 19, 2020, and ending on February 20, 2020.
Invitations — Number
3 The number of invitations that may be issued is 4,500.
Invitations — Rank
4 For an eligible foreign national to be invited to make an application, they must be ranked among the first 4,500 eligible foreign nationals in the general ranking.
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