What Is An Invitation To Apply (ITA)?

An invitation to apply is a document that is issued to express entry pool candidates, based on their score in the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS). After receiving an ITA, a candidate has 60 days for the following options:

Submitting your application

The system invites you to apply for a specific class like provincial nominee class, Canadian experience class, federal skilled worker class and federal skilled trades class.

  • You have to apply online through e-application
  • Take proper time to fill out the application
  • Changes cannot be done after submitting the application.
  • Make sure to include all the necessary documents
  • Pay the required application fee.

It is the candidate’s responsibility to frequently check their online account as approval to this application results in permanent residence status. It is always recommended to prepare the documents in advance and don’t let an Invitation To Apply (ITA) expire.