Apply for permanent residence:  Express Entry

Have you been invited to apply?

You can only apply for permanent residence through Express Entry if you’ve received an invitation to apply. 

Your Express Entry invitation to apply is valid for 60 days only. You should start filling out the online form right away so that you can get all the information and documents you need before your invitation expires.

New deadline to complete your permanent resident application

The deadline to submit your application for permanent residence is now 60 days.

  • If you were invited to apply before June 26, 2018, you still have 90 days to complete your application.
  • If you’re invited to apply after June 26, 2018, you’ll have 60 days to complete your application.

Follow these steps to fill out the online form to apply for permanent residence:

When filling out the form:

  • all of your answers must be complete and true
  • make sure all the mandatory fields are completed or you won’t be able to submit your application
  • you can save your information on the form and go back as often as you need to
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