Province of Ontario invited a total 1623 immigration candidates who have applied for Canadian permanent residency through provincial nomination program – Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP).
This Notification of Interests (NOIs) was issued through newly introduced OINP Tech draws. This targeted tech draws allows the OINP to search for the express entry candidates who are having work experience in six-tech related occupations via its Human Capital Priorities Stream.
The Six-tech related occupations were as follows:
Express entry is a point-based program that manages the pool of the candidates for the Federal Skilled Worker Class, Federal Skilled Trades Class, and Canadian Experience Class. For an express entry candidate to get a provincial nomination, they are given a major boost of 600 CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) points. These many points make sure that the candidate is issued an Invitation to Apply (ITA) to apply for Canada PR Visa to the Immigration, Refugees & Citizenship Canada (IRCC).
OINP’s Human Capital Priorities do no requires candidates to have a job offer and it has a history of inviting candidates who are not able to meet the high cut CRS cut-off of Federal government’s Express Entry Program. In this Tech draw the CRS score of the candidates who were issued the NOIs ranges from 439 to 459 points. Candidates who have entered the express pool between July 12, 2018, to July 12, 2019, were issued the Notifications of Interest to apply for provincial nomination.
With this latest draw, the total number of invitations issued to the candidates applied under OINP’s Human Capital Priorities Stream in the year 2019 comes to 4188 NOIs. Other than these 549 NOIs have been issued under French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream and 732 NOIs to candidates under Skilled Trades Stream.
After the candidate has received the NOI, they can submit their online application to the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP). To do the same, candidates are given 45 calendar days after they have received the NOI.
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