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Ontario PNP Program Overview



Ontario PNP Fee



60 to 90 Days*

Ontario PNP Benefits

  • Financial Help (Residents)
  • Child Care Subsidy for PR holders
  • Individualized Funding for Home Care
  • Palliative Care & old age pension & Drug Coverage
  • Free financial assistance to post-secondary students.

Travel Time

  • Travel time from India to Ontario – 20 HRS 51 Min.
  • Travel time from Nigeria to Ontario – 20 HRS 31 Min.
  • Travel time from China to Ontario – 13 HRS.
  • Travel time from USA to Ontario – 2 HRS 47Min.

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The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) is a financial immigration pathway especially created to match the labour market and economic development of Ontario. The program permits Ontario province to nominate the skilled migrants for permanent residence that are capable enough of contributing towards the growing economy.

The aim of the Ontario Immigration is to attract and retain talented people, to build the workforce profile, strengthen and diversify the Ontario economy Ontario Immigration nominee program is an excellent pathway for foreign skilled workers who have true skills, education & experience. It aims at selecting applicants who are skilled and experienced in an occupation that is in-demand in the Ontario province.

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The OINP recognizes the applications under following three categories that are further divided into various streams:

  • Employer Job Offer Category :- Employers can recruit foreign skilled workers, International Students and specific In-Demand Skills professionals through the Employer Job Offer category.
  • Human Capital Category :- This category invites only those foreign skilled Individuals who qualify under  Ontario Express Entry streams, or have Master or Ph.D. from Ontario. It is further categorized in two category
    a) Ontario Express Entry
    b) International master/ Ph.D. graduates
  • Ontario’s Express Entry:- To be eligible under Ontario’s Express Entry you must express entry profile number and should receive notification of interest from Ontario. And it is further divided in to 3 sub category Human Capital Priorities Stream, French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream,Skilled Trades Stream

  Ontario Issued 143 NOI’s Under The French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream On June 18th, 2020

How to Apply for Ontario PNP Through Express Entry:-

The applicant, one who wants to apply OINP through express entry, must following requirements

  • Your profile must be in active in Express Entry Pool
  • You must have experience under NOC code skill level O, A & B.
  • Must have minimum 67/100 points and 6 bands in each module of IELTS. Check ( Ontario PNP Immigration Points)
  • Sufficient funds to support yourself and your family while you are in Ontario
  • Job offer letter is not mandatory but it may be asset for you
  • Must receive NOI from Ontario.

Please note : Ontario issues notification of interest as per their labour market need so it may vary time to time, sometime Ontario target ranking wise, and some time industry wise. If you are experienced in one of the following category may have chance to get invitation on priority

  1. Computer programmers and interactive media developers
  2. Software engineers and designers
  3. Database analysts and data administrators
  4. Web designers and developers
  5. Computer engineers
  6. Computer and information systems managers

Please note : Ontario giving priority to above occupations will not hamper the invitations given under other occupations. You can also check Ontario invite following priority occupations in January & May 2019

  • 0114 - Other administrative services managers
  • 0601 - Corporate sales managers
  • 1122 - Professional occupations in business management consulting
  • 0124 - Advertising, marketing and public relations managers
  • 0621 - Retail and wholesale trade managers
  • 1111 - Financial auditors and accountants
  • 3012 - Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses
  • 0111 - Financial managers
  • 1114 - Other financial officers
  • 0651 - Managers in customer and personal services, n.e.c

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Ontario PNP Nomination Process

The Ontario Government evaluates your state nomination and the Immigration Department of Canada assess your visa application. Hence, Ontario PNP nomination and PR application are entirely two different processes. The Ontario Nomination Program process is simple but complicated. You must carefully apply for Ontario PNP Program 2020 by submitting the required application form along with additional documents. The processing time is affected by the overall application profile. Prepare your Ontario profile in-prior to avoid unwanted delays.

  • Make Sure You Qualify:-
    Before applying for Ontario PNP nomination you must read all the prerequisites of the nomination very carefully to ensure that you are eligible to get the NOI. If you are invited to notification of interest to apply for nomination, you must provide evidence to support all points claimed.
  • Apply to be Nominated by the Ontario Government:-
    Once you successfully received NOI from Ontario, you have 45 days to complete your application with required  Ontario PNP documents list.
    Please note, not all the candidates who meet the criteria’s Ontario PNP express entry will be invited to apply.
    Before submission your application please double check, your documents prepared professionally, all forms are filled correctly, If you provide misleading or false information or documentation in your application, will be considered misrepresentation, and your application may be banned for next 5 years.
    Along with documents applicant need to pay $1500 per application for ONP processing. All the visa & master credit cards are acceptable.
  • Apply to the Government of Canada for Permanent Residence:-
    If your nomination successful, you will receive your nomination approval confirmation letter. This letter is valid for 30 days, if you accept your nomination then you can claim additional 600 CRS, it will improve your total CRS score and you will be invited for PR visa, further you need to complete your PR process with IRCC.
    Precautions :- You cannot change the information or documents once uploaded and submitted. So, you must be very careful with the information that you provide. However, you can add new changes if it occurs.

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Ontario PNP Nomination Requirements



Check Eligibility

Before applying for Ontario Immigrant Nomination Program an applicant must check whether they are eligible for OINP in the stream they are hoping to apply. The certain point criteria is set up by the immigration department of Ontario that a migrant must accomplish.

Here are the points that decide your OINP chance:

  • Age
  • Educational Qualification
  • Work Experience
  • Language Ability
  • Adaptability Factors
Thus, check your eligibility chances by filling the free assessment form



Prepare Document Checklist

Your documents are the key requirement when applying for Canadian Permanent Residence and specifically Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP). It is suggested to prepare your document kit well in advance to avoid any last minute glitches and delays in PR processing.

The documents are required on the basis of different OINP program that you applied. For example- if you have applied for job offer category, you would require presenting job offer letter as well and other requirement as and when asked by the immigration department.

The basic documents required for Ontario PNP that you must include are:

  • Language Assessment Test Copy (IELTS Result sheet)
  • Work Experience letters
  • Educational Certificates



Apply for Nomination

After creating the express entry profile under OINP and applicants with the active express entry profile who have Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score 400 and above may apply for provincial nomination from Ontario. The successful migrants who receive provincial nomination are entitled to receive 600 additional CRS points that increases your current CRS score, making way for Notification of Interest (NOI) in the next OINP draw.



Apply For PR

Once you receive an invitation to apply from CIC, you will be asked to submit your application for permanent residence through Express Entry. The government of Canada will give you the deadline of 60 days to apply for Canada PR.



Fly to Ontario

After granting of your visa, get set go to Ontario by packing bags and taking along the relevant documents that you might require in your immigration journey. These include passports, identity documents, health and character certificates etc.

Also, you must ensure that you maintain your obligations to the Ontario Government. This includes updating contact details, completion of surveys, and fulfilment of any further queries.
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