Here are the details of the Ontario PNP draw that was held on July 27, 2021, inviting 1,031 Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination. These candidates possess experience in an occupation that’s among the 18 specified occupations for eligibility.
CRS scores set by OINP for selected candidates ranged from 458 to 467 points.
Why Ontario PNP?
If you are an international worker willing to settle down in Ontario, the pathway to choose is Ontario PNP.
The 18 listed jobs for eligibility
Eligible candidates who were invited, who required to have work experience of at least 1 year in one of these occupations. It’s essential for them so that they can get a provincial nomination from Ontario.
- NOC 0114 – Other administrative services managers
- NOC 0601 – Corporate sales managers
- NOC 1122 – Professional occupations in business management consulting
- NOC 0122 – Banking, credit, and other investment managers
- NOC 0631 – Restaurant and food service managers
- NOC 2161 – Statisticians, mathematicians, and actuaries
- NOC 0124 – Advertising, marketing, and public relations managers
- NOC 0711 – Construction managers
- NOC 3012 – Nurses and psychiatric nurses (registered)
- NOC 0125 – Other business services managers
- NOC 0731 – Managers in transportation
- NOC 3211 – Medical laboratory technologists
- NOC 0211 – Engineering managers
- NOC 0911 – Manufacturing managers
- NOC 3231 – Opticians
- NOC 0311 – Managers in health care
- NOC 1121 – Human resources professionals
- NOC 3233 – Practical nurses (licensed)
After getting nominated for a provincial nomination and via a PNP that’s linked to the Express Entry, the candidates will find themselves at an advantage when it comes to obtaining an ITA for Canada PR.
About Express Entry
- The federal government uses this application management system to deal with immigration applications.
- The applications are received for federal high-skilled programs like FSWP, CEC, and FSTP.
- The Express Entry pool has candidates who get points as CRS scores based on human capital factors such as age, proficiency in the language of English/French, education, and work experience.
- The highest scorers get invited to file an application for permanent residence Canada offers in an Express Entry draw.
- The provincially nominated get 600 extra CRS points that improve the candidates’ chance of getting an ITA in a federal Express Entry draw.
After the COVID-19 pandemic struck, IRCC has switched to holding PNP-only draws. Candidates in such draws need a PNP to be invited.
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PR – Permanent Residence/Permanent Resident
CRS – Comprehensive Ranking System
PNP – Provincial Nominee Program
ITA – Invitation to Apply
IRCC – Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
FSWP – Federal Skilled Worker Program
FSTP – Federal Skill Trades Program
CEC – Canadian Experience Class
OINP – Ontario Immigration Nominee Program