A second round of the Ontario PNP draw invites 502 candidates to apply for a provincial nomination on January 12. The latest Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) draw sent invitations to the Express Entry pool candidates eligible under the Human Capital Priorities Stream with Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores between 464 and 467.
This Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) offers foreign workers the opportunity to establish themselves in Ontario, Canada’s most populous province. In addition to fulfilling the stream-specific criteria, invited candidates had work experience in one of the below mentioned 18 occupations listed in order of their National Occupational Classification Codes (NOC):
NOC 0114 – Other administrative services managers
NOC 0122 – Banking, credit, and other investment managers
NOC 0124 – Advertising, marketing, and public relations managers
NOC 0125 – Other business services managers
NOC 0211 – Engineering managers
NOC 0311 – Managers in health care
NOC 0601 – Corporate sales managers
NOC 0631 – Restaurant and food service managers
NOC 0711 – Construction managers
NOC 0731 – Managers in transportation
NOC 0911 – Manufacturing managers
NOC 1121 – Human resources professionals
NOC 1122 – Professional occupations in business management consulting
NOC 2161 – Mathematicians, statisticians, and actuaries
NOC 3012 – Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses
NOC 3211 – Medical laboratory technologists
NOC 3231 – Opticians
NOC 3233 – Licensed practical nurses
The invited candidates must possess at least one year of work experience in one of the mentioned occupations to receive the provincial nomination. If the candidate is selected under this or any other Express Entry-PNP, they will be pushed to the front to receive an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for permanent resident.
Ontario To Boost Immigration
Undoubtedly, Ontario is one of the ideal destinations for newcomers to settle in Canada. About 50% of new immigrants chose Ontario to live and work in this province. According to the latest OINP update, Ontario is thriving to increase its annual immigration quota and has requested the federal government to double the number of applications through OINP.