Ontario Targets 9 Occupations With 443 NOIs In New Human Capital Priorities Draw

Ontario Targets 9 Occupations With 443 NOIs In New Human Capital Priorities Draw
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A new draw through Ontario’s Express Entry Human Capital Priorities stream saw the province issue 443 Notifications of Interest.

The November 12 Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) draw saw NOIs issued to candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores between 469 and 477.

Candidates were required to have submitted Express Entry profiles between November 12, 2019, and November 12, 2020.

The draw targeted nine National Occupational Classification codes include jobs in finance, advertising, sales and healthcare.

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Express Entry Human Capital Priorities: Targeted Occupations For August 26 Draw

  • 0111 Financial managers
  • 0124 Advertising, marketing and public relations managers 
  • 0601 Corporate sales managers
  • 1111 Financial auditors and accountants         
  • 1114 Other financial officers          
  • 1122 Professional occupations in business management consulting         
  • 3012 Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses  
  • 3124 Allied primary health practitioners
  • 3132 Dietitians and nutritionists 

Ontario Express Entry: Human Capital Priorities Stream

The OINP issues periodic Notifications of Interest (NOI) throughout the year.

This stream is designed for skilled workers who wish to live and work in Ontario, and who have proven skills and abilities to successfully establish themselves in the province.

To qualify under this stream, applicants must have:

  • Ongoing profile under the Federal Express Entry system and be qualified for either the FSWP or the CEC.
  • Hold minimum of 1-year of full-time, or full-time equivalent work experience under NOC occupation level 0, A or B, in the past five years if applying under the FSWP or in the past three years if applying under CEC.
  • Hold the equivalent of a Canadian Bachelors degree or higher.
  • Show language proficiency of minimum CLB/NCLC level 7 in English or in French.
  • Intention to reside in the province of Ontario.
  • Residing with legal status in Canada, if applicable.
  • Proof of required settlement funds.
  • Minimum Express Entry Comprehensive Ranking System score as determined by director under periodic draws.

Application process

Ontario will select eligible applicants from the Express Entry Pool. Candidates must:

  1. Meet the eligibility criteria for the HCP stream AND
  2. Meet the minimum Comprehensive Ranking System score.

The application for nomination must be submitted within 45 calendar days from the NOI. An application fee of $1,500 is due at this time.

If the application is approved, the candidate will receive a nomination certificate and 600 points under their Express Entry profile.

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