The candidates are invited through two PNP draws.
Distribution of OINP draw, February 8, 2022
|Ontario’s Express Entry Human Capital Priorities Stream||622||463-467|
|French-Speaking Skilled Worker (FSSW)||206||463-467|
They should have at least one year of work experience in the following six tech occupations:
|NOC 0213||Computer and information systems managers|
|NOC 2147||Computer engineers|
|NOC 2172||Database analysts and data administrators|
|NOC 2173||Software engineers and designers|
|NOC 2174||Computer programmer and interactive media developers|
|NOC 2175||Web designers and developers|
Also, candidates should have enough funds to cover settlement costs in Ontario.
Invited candidates have 45 calendar days to apply for the nomination.
About Ontario PNP:
The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) is the province’s economic immigration program. It invites foreign workers, international students, and others with the right skills, experience, and education to apply to the OINP for permanent residence.
There are three ways to qualify for OINP 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.
About Express Entry Process:
It is an application management system that manages applications for the economic immigration programs of Canada. Canadia Experience Class, Federal Skilled Worker Program, & the Federal Skilled Trades Program are the three programs that use Express Entry. PNP candidates in the Express Entry have already qualified for one of these programs.
Express Entry uses CRS, Comprehensive Ranking System which is a points-based system used to rank the profiles of the candidates. The top-scoring candidates receive an ITA and then they can apply for PR through regular Express Entry draws.
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