Hurry Up Score Are Getting Low
Draw No. & Date of Draw
No. of Candidates selected
Lowest Score Invited
#165 – October 14, 2020
#164 – September 30, 2020
#163 – September 16, 2020
#162 – September 2, 2020
#158 – August 5, 2020
#155 – July 8, 2020
Ministerial Instructions respecting invitations to apply for permanent residence under the Express Entry system #165 – October 14, 2020
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: October 14, 2020 at 13:03:22 UTC
CRS score of lowest-ranked candidate invited: 471
Tie-breaking rule: September 1, 2020 at 12:11:23 UTC
*Footnotes: Candidates from all Express Entry programs were eligible for this round of invitations.
#165 – October 14, 2020
The Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, pursuant to paragraphs 10.3(1)(i)a and (j)b of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Actc, gives the annexed Ministerial Instructions Respecting Invitations to Apply for Permanent Residence Under the Express Entry System (October 14, 2020).
Ottawa, October 14, 2020
Marco E. L. Mendicino
Minister of Citizenship and Immigration
Ministerial Instructions respecting invitations to apply for permanent residence under the Express Entry system
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 be issued under these Ministerial Instructions during the period beginning on October 14, 2020 and ending on October 15, 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.