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Ontario Provincial Nominee Program

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Ontario PNP

The Canadian province, Ontario is bounded by Manitoba to the west, Québec to the east, Hudson Bay to the north, and Minnesota to the south. It is one of the prominent provinces in Canada for immigration because of its developed economy and standard lifestyle. In the 1850s, the primary sources of income depend on the agriculture, especially, cultivation of wheat; however, timely immigration of skilled foreign workers, students, business persons, professionals boost up its economy by developing different sectors there.

Over the past decades, it has never failed to attract immigrants. As a result, the number of immigrants keeps increasing year after year. The establishment of its Provincial Nominee program, Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP), the immigration to the province has become easier than ever.

Categories of Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP)

Catagories of
Ontaio PNP


The OINP is designed to target skilled workers through its multiple categories and sub categories. In numbers, the combination of OINP and Canada Express Entry Program is highly recommended in the last few years.

Categories of OINP Sub categories
Employer Category In-Demand Skill Stream

International Student stream (Not active)

Foreign Worker Stream (Not active)

Human Capital Category International graduate stream

Ontario’s Express entry stream: It gets further divided into –

French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream

Human Capital Priorities Stream

Skilled Trades Stream

International Student Category International Students – Masters Graduate Stream (Not active)

International Students – PhD Graduate Stream

Employer Category:

Through employer category, the OINP offers Canada PR to applicants with a valid job offer from an Ontario employer. This category has three streams including

  • Foreign worker stream
  • International student stream
  • In-demand skills stream

Human capital category:

Human capital category manages applications for international students wanting to settle in Ontario as well as Express Entry candidates.  It has two sub-categories including

  • Ontario’s Express entry stream
  • International graduate stream

Business Category:

Business Category facilitates ease of immigration of entrepreneurs and corporate workers. It offers passage to Canada PR through two different pathways –

  • Corporate Stream
  • Entrepreneur Stream
General Eligibility Requirements for OINP 2020

The Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) offers numbers of streams to invite a large number of skilled professionals from all walks of life so that all the sectors in the province get developed and generate high revenues. The following is the list of categories of NSNP program which include:

Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry

As the name implies, it is the Express-entry linked immigration program and welcomes only those immigration entries whose job profiles are presently in-demand in the province. It aims at meeting the shortage of workforce in the market as well as to help the skilled workers in getting employment simultaneously.

Nova Scotia Experience: Express Entry

Application to this category requires the Express entry profile of the candidate as well as a minimum of one year of working experience in a highly qualified job profile in the province

Skilled worker Stream

Through this immigration stream, governing authorities issue invitations to skilled foreign workers who don’t have a job offer; however, are good at work and likely to get employment there easily based on skills set


This stream is open for entrepreneurs who willingly want to establish their business in the province. So if you are interested in setting up your business there, then only apply to this category

International graduate entrepreneur system

This stream targets candidate who has recently completed their graduation from college and university of Nova Scotia


This stream helps in the immigration of skilled medical practitioners, specialists, family physicians and more from overseas countries on fulfilling the eligibility criteria successfully

OINP Express Entry Stream 2020

To be eligible for the Ontario Express Entry program, a candidate needs a profile under the Federal government’s Canada Express Entry program. It further gets divided into three sub-categories –

  • Federal French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream
  • Human Capital Priorities Stream
  • Skilled Trades Stream
OINP Human Capital Priorities Stream 2020

As compared to other immigration streams, Ontario Human Capital Priorities Stream is the most popular among immigrants. Following the pattern of Federal Express entry Program, it requires the almost similar eligibility criteria

  • An applicant must have an Express entry profile in either Federal Skilled Worker Class (FSWC) or Canadian Experience Class (CEC).
  • An applicant must have a minimum one year of continuous, full-time work experience in any NOC Skill Level 0, A or B.
  • An applicant must score a minimum of CLB level 7 in Language proficiency test. However, in CEC, the minimum CLB level for NOC B is 5
  • An applicant must have sufficient settlement funds to support him/her in Ontario after immigration

Note: CEC candidates do not require settlement funds for Federal Express entry; however, it is mandatory in for Ontario Human capital Priorities.

OINP PNP Processing Time 2020
OINP stream Estimated Time (in days)
Express Entry French-Speaking Skilled Worker 30-60
Express Entry Human Capital Priorities 30-60
Express Entry – Skilled Trades 30-60
International Masters Graduate 30-60
International PhD Graduate 30-60
Employer Job Offer – Foreign Worker and International Student 60-90
Employer Job Offer: In-demand Skills 60-90
Entrepreneur Stream Dependent upon the complexity of the application
OINP and Express Entry Comprehensive Ranking System

Like other Provincial Nominee program, OINP has Express Entry linked immigration stream to ease the arrival of eligible candidates from Express Entry pool for provincial nominations. All nominated Express entry candidates get additional 600 points o their Express Entry Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score effectively guaranteeing an invitation to apply by IRCC for Canada PR. The most important criteria for this program is of a valid job offer and having skills and experience in occupations or fields which are in high demand in Ontario.

Is having a job offer mandatory to apply to OINP?

No, the job offer is not mandatory for immigrating to Ontario. However, it offers a significant advantage to the application. In case of not having the job offer, the candidate must have experience in the field or occupations which are in high demand in the province. It gives your application more importance over others in the pool.

OINP Human Capital Priorities Stream 2020

To qualify the nomination program, an applicant needs to score a minimum of 67 points in the point assessment grid based on the selection factors like age, work experience, education, language proficiency and more. Fill this Assessment form and get free consultation from our experts on Nova Scotia Nominee program. Click here to know more about Nova Scotia PNP Calculator

OINP Point calculator

Ontario invites Express Entry candidates with higher scores/ranks in the pool based on factors like Age, Skilled work experience, Education, Language ability, Job offer, Spouse/common-law partner and more.

Interested candidates need to first create the Express Entry profile to become eligible for this Express entry linked PNP stream. Ontario immigration requires a minimum of 67 points out of 100 in the point assessment grid based on factors like

  • Age (maximum 12 points)
  • Education(maximum 25 points)
  • Work experience (maximum 15 points)
  • Adaptability (maximum 10 points)
  • Arranged employment (maximum 10 points)
  • Language proficiency (maximum 28 points)
Ontario PNP IELTS requirements

The majority of Ontario’s population chooses English as their mother tongue, followed by French speakers. It means that both languages are used in Ontario for communication so, candidates must have linguistic knowledge in either of them. For NOC C and/or D, the required minimum CLB level is 4 in IELTS examination. For Express Entry’s Federal Skilled Worker program, the minimum CLB level is 7.

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