This is to inform that Ontario has issued new invitations to apply for provincial nomination for permanent residence to Express Entry and skilled trades stream applicants on October 19, 2018. This draw issued most invitations through Skilled Trades Stream for the year 2018. The total number of invitations was 439 given to skilled trade’s stream.
The total number of Notifications of Interest (NOIs) issued through this stream reaches 1,445.
The Skill Trade Stream allows the Ontario Immigration to come and live in the province on permanent basis. The selected candidate’s invites in this draw had minimum of one year full-time work experience or the equivalent in part-time work experience, in a skilled trade listed in Minor Group 633 or Major Group 72, 73 or 82 of Canada’s National Occupational Classification (NOC).
The applicants applying for Ontario must also meet the stream’s provincial criteria that include getting a minimum proficiency CLB 5 in English or French language.
There is no minimum Express Entry Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) requirement for this stream.
The selected candidates are entitled to receive 600 additional points towards their overall Comprehensive Ranking System score for increased nomination chances for Canadian Permanent Residence.
The applicants applying for Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program under Express Entry must indicate their interest in immigration to either Ontario or “All Provinces and Territories” when creating their Express Entry profile.
The candidates who got invitations through Skilled Trades Stream created their Express Entry profiles between January 1, 2018 and October 19, 2018.
French Speaking Worker Invitations Also Issued
The province of Ontario has also issued another 39 invitations through its French Speaking Skilled Worker Stream held on October 18, 2018. This draw succeeded the previous October 11, 2018 draw in which Ontario issued 33 invitations to Express Entry program under Canadian Experience Class and Federal Skilled Worker Class applicants with CLB 7 in French and CLB 6 in English.
The OINP has now issued 1,316 invitations through this stream in 2018.
Unlike the Skilled Trades Stream, there is no minimum CRS score requirement for the French- Speaking Skilled Worker Stream.
The candidates willing to apply for Skilled Worker or French Speaking Skilled Worker Streams must have their profiles in the Federal Express Entry System.
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