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Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program

Canada’s capital is Ottawa. Ontario is the most popular province in Canada and its capital Toronto is the largest city in Canada. Since the largest part of its economy is the services sector which employs 79% of the province and includes business, financial, professional and technical services as well as culture and arts.

The Ontario Immigration nominee program (OINP) supports employers by each the immigration of central, professional and skilled foreign workers and international students required to meet their human resources needs. This province operates the OINP in partnership with the federal immigration department Immigration refugees and citizenship Canada (IRCC).

Processing Time:

Processing time its take Two Types:

  • How long it takes for the province to issue the nomination.
  • How long it takes for the permanent resident visa to be processed and issued.

Ontario Currently issues their processing times between 60-90 days for most streams. The Express Entry skilled trades applications are being processed within 30-60 days. The Business applications processing times depend on the problem of each file. IRCC currently processes provincial non-express entry nominee applications within 15-19 months. For the Express Entry in normal 6 months applies.

Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program Streams:

Ontario operates an Expression of Interest system to manage the intake of five streams- Employer Job Offer (all three streams) and International Student (Masters and PhD Graduates).

The OINP manages Three Immigration categories:

  1. Human Capital
  2. Employer Job Offer
  3. Business Immigration

1.Human Capital Category:

This category enables OINP to nominate candidates who have skills, Education, Work experience to contribute to Ontario’s economy and labour market. Its cover of Three Express Entry streams and Two International student streams.

  • Express Entry French-speaking skilled worker stream
  • Express Entry Human Capital Priorities stream
  • Express Entry Skilled Trades Stream
  • Masters Graduate stream
  • PhD Graduate Stream

Express Entry French-speaking skilled worker stream:

  • Active profile under the federal Express Entry System and qualified FSWP or CEC
  • Minimum one year full time work experience and under NOC occupation level O, A or B in the past five years
  • Qualification equivalent of a Canadian Bachelor's degree or higher
  • Minimum Language NCLC level 7 in French and minimum level CLB level 6 in English
  • Intention to reside
  • Residing with Legal Status
  • Proof of funds

Express Entry Human Capital Priorities stream: OINP issues NOI

  • Stream → skilled workers → live and work
  • Active profile under the federal Express Entry system and qualified FSWP or CEC
  • Minimum one year full time work experience under NOC O, A or B in the past five years
  • Qualification equivalent to a Canadian Bachelor's degree or higher
  • Language proficiency CLB/NCLC level 7 in English or French
  • Intention to reside
  • Residing with Legal Status
  • Proof of funds
  • Minimum Express Entry CRS score as determined by director under period draws

Express Entry Skilled Trades Stream:

  • Active profile under the federal Express Entry system and qualified CEC
  • At least 12 months continuous work experience in Ontario
  • Proof of Ontario license or certification an occupation requirement
  • Valid work permit and residing in Ontario at the time of application
  • Minimum language CLB/NCLC level 5 or above in English or French
  • Proof of fund

Masters Graduate stream:

  • Graduated →masters degree → Institution →Ontario → minimum 1 year full time
  • Language → minimum → CLB/NCLC level 7 / above English or French
  • Residing is legal
  • Proof of funds
  • Legal status in Ontario or abroad
  • Application → submitted → 2years →graduate → masters degree

PhD Graduate Stream:

  • Graduated →PhD degree → Institution →Ontario → minimum 2 year full time
  • Residing is legal
  • Proof of funds
  • Motive to stay or work
  • Application → submitted → 2years →graduate → PhD degree

Application Process:

  • Ontario → Application → Express Entry Pool
  • Meet the eligibility criteria for one of the streams
  • Meet the minimum CRS score
  • Candidates who are selected will receive NOI (Notification of Interest) from Ontario and submit an application for nomination under OINP
  • Application for nomination submitted 45 calendar days application fee 1500$
  • Application approved candidates received nomination certificates and 600 points under Express Entry Profile
  • Following Express Entry Draw and received ITA for permanent Residence to the IRCC. The ITA submitted within 60 days from receipts

2.Employer Job Offer:

  • Foreign worker stream
  • International student stream
  • In-Demand skills stream
  • Regional Immigration pilot

Foreign worker stream:

  • A Permanent and full time job offer under NOC O, A or B that meets the median salary level and position
  • Two purpose years of relevant work experience in the previous five years before the date of application
  • Mandatory licensing in Ontario
  • Live abroad or working, studying or visiting Canada on a valid permit
  • Intention to settle

International student stream:

  • Full time job offer under NOC O, A or B that Meets low salary level and position
  • Completed at least half the studies in Canada
  • Apply within two years from the date you completed the above course
  • Legal status
  • Intention to settle

In-Demand skills stream:

  • Permanent and full time job offer under certain occupations agriculture or construction sector and meets media salary in Ontario for occupation and position
  • Nine months of continuous work experience in the last three years in one of the eligible occupations. Experience must be paid and full time or equivalent in part time in Ontario. Seasonal work does not count
  • Equivalent to Canadian school education or higher
  • Valid certificate or license at the time of application for any claimed work experience that requires i
  • Minimum CLB/NCLC 4 in English in all languagesLive abroad or working, studying or visiting Canada on a valid permit
  • Intention to settle

[10 Occupation eligible in any location. 13 Occupation eligible outside GTA only]

Regional Immigration pilot :

  • Regional Immigration pilot :
  • Candidate Requirements: Full time and permanent job offer from employer. Meet the criteria for one of the employer job offer category streams.
  • Number of Nominations: Approximately 150 Employer job offer nominations. Business also meets several requirements
    • Active business for the past three years
    • Business premises
    • In compliance with all the employment, health and safety legislation
    • Located in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) - Minimum of 1000000$ in gross annual revenue and five full time employees who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents
    • Located outside GTA - minimum of 500000$ in gross annual revenue and three full-time employees who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents
    • For the Foreign Worker Stream only - Demonstrate recruitment efforts if the applicant is living outside Canada or is working in Canada but outside Ontario

Application Process:

Candidates meet the requirements for the online application. Application fee 2000$(if job offer there in GTA) or 1500$ (if job offer outside GTA). Next applications are approved candidates receive nomination letters and apply PR with IRCC within 6 months.

3.Business Immigration:

  • Entrepreneur stream

Application steps: (Ontario Entrepreneur Stream)

a) Make sure you satisfy all criteria and requirements of the OES.

Ontario Entrepreneur Stream: Financial Requirements

  • Net Worth
  • Investment and Ownership

Ontario Entrepreneur Stream: Non-Financial Requirements.

b) Complete and submit an online Expression of Interest (EOI)

c) Invitation to apply

d) Submit the application

e) Application assessment

f) Sign Performance Agreement

g) Before you arrive- temporary work permit

h) After you arrive- 20 months for business establishment

i) Nomination for permanent residence

j) Application for permanent residence + three years of track

Dependant steps:

  • Spouse or Common Law Partner
  • Dependent children who are:-
    1. Younger than 22 and do not have a spouse or common law partner
    2. Older than 22 and dependent on their parents due to physical or mental illness
    3. Dependent children of dependent children

OINP Draws:

The OINP issues Invitations to Apply (ITA) through its Expression of Interest system and Notifications of Interest (NOI) to candidates in the Express Entry pool allowing them to apply for nomination under any of the targeted streams. The details and method used to issue once the draws are completed.

Pre EOI & Exploratory Visit Step #1 Submit EOI Step #2 Submit Your Application Step #3 Apply for Temp WorkPermit Step #6 Sign Performance Agreement Step #5 After You Apply Step #4 Arrive & Establish Business Step #7 Nomination By OINP Step #8 After Nomination Step #9

Disclaimer : Greentree Immigration Service private limited is not a recruitment or placement agency we do not assure any type of job and employment offers also any domestic/international placements