The province of Ontario has in the year 2020, nominated a record high number of immigrants who sought Canada PR visas through the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP). The OINP has the following subcategories.
The International Worker Stream enables skilled workers who have a valid job offer at either of the stipulated skill levels A, B, or O in the NOC from an employer in Ontario. This stream is open to all international workers who meet the eligibility criteria
The International Student Stream is intended for international students, who have a valid job offer in an occupation listed under the skill level A, B, or skill type O in the NOC. You can apply under the stream whether you live in Canada or out of it.
If you are a foreign worker and have a valid job offer from an employer in Ontario for in-demand occupations, then you should be able to apply under this stream
Human capital category
The human capital category for Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program is divided into two sub-categories, the Ontario’s Express Entry and the International graduate streams
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If you are an international student and have graduated from a university in Ontario, then you are eligible to apply for Ontario PNP under the international graduate’s stream. If you intend to apply under this stream, then you should have completed your graduation from a recognized university in the province. You should submit your application within two years of getting your degree. The following subcategories are available under this stream
This stream allows international graduates who have a master’s degree from the province to apply for provincial nomination under the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program
This stream allows graduates who have earned a Ph.D. degree from universities in Ontario to apply for provincial nomination under the Ontario PNP.
The business category is yet another category under which an interested person can apply for the Ontario Immigration Nominee Program. The category has the following two streams that fall under it.
Ontario’s Express Entry program is intended for those applicants who have submitted their profile for the Express Entry program and are keen on settling in Ontario. The program consists of the following subcategories
For more detailed information on any of the above streams get in touch with our expert Canadian immigration consultants
The following eligibility criteria should be met to meet the requirements for the Ontario Immigrant Nominee program
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No. You do not need to have a job offer when you apply for immigration to Ontario, However it can be an advantage. Visit us for a free consultation to know more about the OINP.
The time taken will depend on the stream under which you are applying. To get a detailed assessment of your profile, get in touch with our expert Canada immigration advisors.
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