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Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program Updates

June 2020

Ontario PNP draw invites 1,600 Express Entry candidates in June 2020

Express Entry candidates with CRS scores as low as 358 were invited to apply for a provincial nomination from Ontario

OINP Invites 699 Candidates in Human Capital Priorities Stream

On June 3rd, 2020, 167 candidates with CRS scores ranging from 358 to 439 points were issued Notifications of Interest (NOIs). An additional 532 candidates with CRS scores ranging from 471 to 500 points were also issued NOIs. This was a targeted draw to candidates with experience in a priority occupation.

The OINP targeted candidates with work experience in the following NOC codes:

0111 Financial managers

0114 Other administrative services managers

0124 Advertising, marketing and public relations managers

1111 Financial auditors and accountants

1114 Other financial officers

1122 Professional occupations in business management consulting

3012 Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses

3124 Other primary health practitioners

3132 Dietitians and nutritionists

For candidates with one year or more of Canadian work experience, NOIs were issued to those with a CRS between 358 - 439.

For candidates with one year or more of foreign work experience, NOIs were issued to those with a CRS between 471 – 500.

OINP Invites 143 Candidates in French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream

On June 18th, 2020, the OINP issued 143 NOIs to candidates who qualify for Ontario’s Express Entry French-Speaking Skilled Worker stream. NOIs were issued to candidates who had a CRS score between 424 and 436 points.

OINP Invites 758 Candidates in Skilled Trades Stream

On June 17th, 2020, the OINP issued 758 NOIs to candidates with CRS scores ranging from 400 to 436 points. This was not a targeted draw; as such, applicants with varied work experience were invited to apply for Express Entry.

Who can apply for OINP?

The OINP recognizes and nominates people for permanent residence who have the skills and experience the Ontario economy needs, and the Government of Canada makes the final decision to approve applications for permanent residence.

There are three ways you may qualify for a nomination:

  • Employer job offer category: for workers who already have a permanent job offer from an Ontario employer

  • Human capital category: for workers who have valuable work experience, education, language skills, and a profile in Canada’s Express Entry system; or for graduate students

  • Business category: for entrepreneurs looking to start a new or buy an existing business in Ontario

In order to become a nominee, applicants must first submit an application to the province. If they are accepted, they can make an application to IRCC for their Permanent Residence.

The OINP is a great way of ensuring you have the best chances at a streamlined immigration method and will work in an industry in which you have specific skills.


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We can provide assistance with applications for both temporary and permanent residency in Canada. We handle applications for study permits, permanent residency, family class sponsorship, visitor visas, work permits, and Canadian citizenship. We also handle criminal inadmissibility cases by developing remedies for refusal.

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