Ontario is one of the most popular and preferred Provincial Nominee Program as this province provides immigrants with surfeit job prospects. Nearly 40 per cent of the country’s population lives in this state making it an important and the most livable destination to imagine a life in. The low cost of living along with striking remuneration is the major pull towards the province.
PNP aims to contribute the most towards the development of the province by selecting the eligible candidates on the basis of their profile, Age, Qualification, Experience, language ability etc. This not only fills the gaps in the employment sector but also strengthens the economic infrastructure.
How to apply and get selected under OINP in 2019?
OINP is a swift and easy-going way of acquiring a permanent resident’s status of Canada. A candidate can now expect to relocate to their dream destination with low CRS scores in Express Entry and no job offer. To get selected under OINP this year, candidates needs to apply under any of the one categories offered by the province. Let us look at the various categories through which applicants can apply OINP:
1. Ontario Express Entry
- Ontario Express Entry: Human Capital Priorities Stream
- Ontario Express Entry: French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream
2. General Category (Employer Category)
- Foreign Workers with a Job Offer Stream
3. International Student Category
- International Students with a Job Offer Stream
- International Students – Masters Graduate Stream
- International Students – PhD Graduate Stream
4. Business Category
- Entrepreneur Stream
- Corporate Stream
However, the most preferred and feasible category for Indian applicants is Ontario Express Entry: Human Capital Priorities Stream. This stream offers limited seats but the approachable selection criteria help the province to select skilled workers from the Express Entry Program Pool. Lately, the update of revision of the CRS score came as encouraging news for hopeful applicants with less CRS score.
The news said that the Ontario Immigration Nominee Program’s (OINP) minimum requirement of Comprehensive Ranking System score for its Express Entry- Human Capital Priorities immigration stream has been revised and will now be decided by the director, that means that there is no specific cut off for selecting candidates from the Express Entry Pool. For more update on the
Now let’s look at the in – demand Occupation list and the factors followed by Ontario to select the candidates from the Express Entry Pool.
Eligibility Criteria of Ontario’s Human Capital Priorities Stream
If you want to apply under Human Capital Priorities Stream then you must fulfill the following criteria.
- Must have an active Express Entry Profile
- Must have work experience in the relevant job occupation.
- On a National Occupation Classification (NOC) level 0, A, or B occupation in the five years prior to the date of the NOI from the OINP
- Candidate should have a valid Education Credential Assessment from authorized body
In – Demand Occupation List:
|Construction Millwrights and Industrial Mechanics||NOC 7311|
|Welders and related machine operators||NOC 7237|
|Painters and Decorators (except Interior Decorators)||NOC 7294|
|Brick Layers||NOC 7281|
|Roofers and Shinglers||NOC 7291|
|Sheet Metal Workers||NOC 7233|
|Plasterers, Drywall Installers and Finishers and Lathers||NOC 7284|
|Industrial Electricians||NOC 7242|
Ontario PNP Processing Time 2018
|OINP Stream||Estimated processing time|
|Express Entry – French Speaking Skilled Worker||60 to 90 days*|
|Express Entry – Human Capital Priorities||60 to 90 days*|
|Express Entry – Skilled Trades||30 to 60 days*|
|International Masters Graduate||30 to 60 days*|
|International PhD Graduate||30 to 60 days|
|Employer Job Offer – Foreign Worker and International Student||60 to 90 days*|
|Entrepreneur||Dependent upon the complexity of the application|
|Corporate||Dependent upon the complexity of the application|
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