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Ontario PNP invites 1406 Express Entry Candidates with Tech Background

On October 27, Ontario held its biggest PNP draw, inviting 1406 Express Entry candidates having work experience in one of the six tech occupations.

The candidates eligible for the Ontario Express Entry Human Capital Priorities Stream, having an Express Entry profile and a CRS score between 455 to 467, are invited to this draw.

Ontario Express Entry Human Capital Priorities Stream

The Human Capital Category prioritizes candidates who can support the labor market needs of Ontario through their skills and experience.
Along with the above-mentioned points, the candidate needs to have one year of experience in one of the following occupations:

OccupationNOC Code
Computer and Information Systems ManagerNOC 0213
Computer EngineersNOC 2147
Database Analysts & Data AdministratorsNOC 2172
Software Engineers & DesignersNOC 2173
Computer Programmers & Interactive Media DevelopersNOC 2174
Web Designers & Developers NOC 2175

Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program will refuse the application of those candidates who do not have experience in any of these occupations. Invited candidates having foreign education need to submit an Educational Credential Assessment, OINP will then verify it and check that the qualification is equivalent to the Canadian Degrees.

Those candidates who received the invitation need to submit their application to OINP within 45 calendar days.

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Those who will receive the nomination will automatically get additional 600 points in their overall score. It will increase their chances of receiving an ITA for permanent residency.

How it works:

  • First, the candidate needs to find out for which stream he is eligible, he has to register for a ONe-key account on the OINP website.
  • For starting the application process, he has to create a profile and upload the required documents through the portal.
  • If the invitation is for one of the Express Entry Streams, the candidate must maintain a valid profile until the nomination comes.
  • The successful candidates will be receiving a Nomination Approval Letter and an OINP Certificate of Nomination by email.
  • For Express Entry Streams, the Candidate will receive the nomination through the Express Entry profile. After accepting the nomination, he will receive an additional 600 Comprehensive Ranking System CRS points which means he will receive an Invitation to Apply for PR through Express Entry in the next draw.
  • For Graduate Streams, the Candidate will then be required to apply for PR with IRCC within six months. He has to include a nomination approval letter and certificate with the application.

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