I am selected in Express Entry pool. What should I do next?

I am selected in Express Entry pool. What should I do next?

Congratulations! If you have been selected in express entry pool you have crossed a difficult hurdle and from here your process for Canada PR is halfway through.

Here is the step by step procedure what you need to do next once you have been selected under the express entry pool.

Step 1 Receive an Invitation to Apply

With your adequate CRS points, you will get an Invitation to Apply. You will have 60 days to fill forms and submit your supporting documents.

Step 2 Respond to ITA

After receiving you Invitation to Apply (ITA) by IRCC, you need to upload the requested supporting document.


  • Passport
  • Marriage certificate
  • Dependent children certificate
  • Digital photograph


Documents used for claiming CRS points

  • Work experience
  • Educational qualifications/ ECA certificate
  • Valid job offer (if any)
  • IELTS Test score
  • Documents for claiming relatives in Canada points like PR card

If you feel like a document you are submitting might raise the slightest question from an immigration officer, you should add a Letter of Explanation.

If one of your documents is not written in English, you must also upload English translation by a certified translator.


Step 3 Receive acknowledgement of receipt & passport request

  • You would be required to submit the documents and pay the fees for your application and PR. In case a spouse is accompanying or you have dependent children then fee for them would also be required.
  • Once you receive the acknowledgement and get ahead with your background check and medical steps you would have reached the last stage of your dream. Submit the passport request.

Step 4 Prepare for your landing and have a safe arrival to your dream destination

Now all you need to do is pack your bags and be ready to arrive at the destination of your dreams that you have achieved that is Canada PR visa.

Ensure you do your research well on the weather conditions and pack accordingly. Also ensure your stay plans and Medicare is in order before arrival. Your Canada immigration consultant can guide you through this in case you need assistance.



So, in a nutshell once you have been selected under the express entry pool your dreams are not far away. Just follow the steps and in no time would you be able to make your dream a reality.


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