New Ontario draw welcomes Skilled Trades Stream candidates!

New Ontario draw welcomes Skilled Trades Stream candidates!

Surya Rathee Surya Rathee
[Published 10 Feb, 2023 | 06:18 AM]
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On February 9, the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) conducted a new draw – inviting 510 candidates from the Skilled Trades stream.

Ontario occupation in-demand list 2023

Invited candidates were issued targeted Notification of Interest (NOI) who may qualify for Express Entry’s Skilled Trades stream. The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score required in this targeted draw was 260-489. Candidates within this CRS score range were issued NOIs in this latest Ontario PNP draw.

This is the second invitation round conducted by Ontario for Skilled Trades stream candidates in 2023. The previous draw was held on January 13 which issued 1,252 NOIs to candidates with a CRS score range of 336-506.

Occupations Invited

Candidates only received a notification if they had a comprehensive ranking system CRS score range of 260-489, and work experience in the national occupational codes (NOC) below:

NOC 72024 - Supervisors, motor transport, and other ground transit operators

NOC 72106 - Welders and related machine operators

NOC 72204 - Telecommunications line and cable installers and repairers

NOC 72310 - Carpenters

NOC 73112 - Painters and decorators (except interior decorators)

Notifications of interest issued in 2023 to date

Following are the Notifications of Interest (NOIs) sent by OINP to candidates with a profile in the Government of Canada’s Express Entry system in 2023:

  • Human Capital Priorities stream – 1,902
  • French-Speaking Skilled Worker stream – 0
  • Skilled Trades stream – 1,762

Immigrating to Ontario

The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) is designed to support and sustain employers by facilitating the immigration of managerial, professional, and skilled foreign workers and international students – required to meet their human resources needs.

For immigrants looking for a Canadian province to study, work, invest, and settle in – Ontario is the place to be. In 2021 alone, Ontario welcomed over 195,000 immigrants. To increase your chances of getting nominated by Ontario you can choose the suitable NOC Code, boost your language skills, stick to the document checklist, gain more academic & employment experience, and hire the best immigration consultants.


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