Ontario Issues 146 NOIs, Minimum CRS of 456 In Express Entry French Speaking Skilled Worker Draw

Ontario Issues 146 NOIs in New French Speaking Skilled Worker Draw
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Ontario immigration has conducted a new draw through the Express Entry-linked French Speaking Skilled Worker stream, issuing 146 Notifications of Interest (NOIs).

The January 13 Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program draw, saw 146 Notifications of Interest issued to candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores between 456 and 467.

To qualify for the draw, candidates had to submit Express Entry profiles between January 13, 2020 and January 13, 2021.

Candidates must have a minimum of Canadian Language Benchmark 7 in French and 6 in English to qualify.

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Ontario 2021 FSSW Draws

Date NOIs Issued CRS Score Range Express Entry profile submission date
13-Jan-21 146 456-467 January 13, 2020 to January 13, 2021

Source: OINP


What Are The Requirements For The Ontario Express Entry: French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream?

To qualify applicants must have:

  • Pending application under the Federal Express Entry system;
  • Minimum of 1-year of full-time, or full-time equivalent work experience under NOC occupation level 0, A or B;
  • Canadian equivalent Bachelors degree, Masters degree or PhD;
  • Minimum CLB level 7 in TEF exam (French); AND minimum CLB 6 in IELTS exam (English)
  • Intention to reside in the Province of Ontario.


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