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Ontario PNP Issues 2,281 PR Invitations in Latest Express Entry Draw

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In the most recent round of invitations, the Ontario Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) conducted its fourth draw for the Human Capital Priorities Stream (HCP) in the year 2024. The new Express Entry draw invited 2,281 candidates to apply for provincial nomination. The draw specifically targeted candidates with primary occupations in various tech sectors, attracting top talent in the digital sector.

Key Details of the Ontario PNP Draw – 21 March 2024

Invitations Issued2,281
StreamHuman Capital Priorities Stream (HCP)
CRS Score RangeMinimum scores ranging from 468 to 480 were invited to apply.
Targeted OccupationsPrimary occupations in various tech-related fields

Before this draw, the OINP had issued 2,104 invitations on March 7th, primarily focusing on technology-related occupations under the HCP stream. In 2023, a total of 14 draws under the HCP stream resulted in 17,502 invitations for permanent residency.

OINP Invited Occupations

NOC CodeOccupation
20012Computer and information systems managers
21211Data Scientists
21220Cybersecurity specialists
21221Business systems specialists
21222Information systems specialists
21223Database analysts and data administrators
21230Computer systems developers and programmers
21231Software engineers and designers
21232Software developers and programmers
21233Web designers
21234Web developers and programmers
21311Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers)
22220Computer network technicians
22221User support technicians
22222Information systems testing technicians

Invitation Timeline and Application Process

Invitations were extended to Express Entry profiles created between March 21, 2023, and March 21, 2024. Successful candidates now have forty-five days to secure their provincial nominations by submitting a complete application. Upon receiving an OINP nomination, candidates will receive an additional 600 points, significantly boosting their Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores and ensuring their eligibility for future Express Entry draws.

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Overview of 2023- 2024 Ontario Express Entry Draws

In 2023, the OINP conducted 14 draws for the HCP stream, issuing a total of 17,502 invitations for permanent residency. On the other hand, in 2024, the OINP has already conducted seven Express Entry draws, resulting in a total of 14,708 invitations for permanent residence across various streams. Below is a summary of the 2024 Ontario PNP invitations issued and CRS score ranges:

Express Entry StreamInvitationsCRS Score Range
Human Capital Priorities stream8,589350-480
French-Speaking Skilled Worker stream984317-469
Skilled Trades stream5,135350-424

Insights into Ontario Immigration Trends

In 2023, over 1,500 firms from diverse industries across Ontario extended job offers to OINP-nominated candidates. Key industries that attracted nominations included manufacturing, professional services, construction, healthcare, and social assistance. Furthermore, nominations were received from over 155 nations, with Nigeria, China, and India being the top contributors.

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Outlook for 2024

Looking ahead, the Ontario PNP aims to continue its efforts in welcoming skilled immigrants to the province. With a projected quota of around 17,000 nominations for the year 2024, Ontario remains a top destination for individuals seeking to build a new life in Canada.

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