The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program issued new invitations to Express Entry (EE) Candidates to apply for Provincial Nomination for Canada Permanent Residency. This includes 439 invites issued, an all-time high for this year, under the Skilled Trades Stream on 19th October 2018. Under this stream, many got an invite. This has brought the total number of Notifications of Interests issued for this year, under the above stream to 1445.
The Skilled Trades Stream enable the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) to seek the Federal Express Entry pool for applicants presently living in the Ontario province who have at least 1 year of full time work experience or equivalent in part-time work, in a skilled trade listed in Major Group 72, 73 or 82 or Minor Group 633 of Canada’s National Occupational Classification (NOC).
The applicants are required to meet the eligibility criteria for the Canadian Experience Class(CEC), out of three Federal Economic Immigration categories, CEC is one among them. The Express Entry system successfully manages all the above three categories.
The applicants must meet the stream’s provincial criteria; they must have minimum proficiency in English or French Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 5.
For the above stream, there is no minimum Express Entry Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score required.
The Express Entry applicants who have received a Provincial Nomination from the Ontario province are awarded extra 600 points towards their Comprehensive Ranking System score and this would help the applicant move to the frontline to get an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for Canada Permanent Residency.
The applicants while creating their Express Entry profile, the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) encourages the Express Entry candidates who wish to be considered for the above stream, should make sure they indicate their interest to immigrate to either Ontario province or any other Province and Territories in Canada while creating their Express Entry profile.
Candidates who got invite under the Skilled Trades Stream created their Express Entry profile between 1st January 2018 to 19th October 2018.
On 18th October 2018, the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) has issued nearing to 39 invites under its French Speaking Skilled Worker Stream. Till now the OINP has issued around 1316 invitations under this stream in 2018.
Similar to Skilled Trades Stream, there exist no minimum CRS score requirement for the French Speaking Skilled Worker Stream.
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