Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP)

Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP)

Ontario is one of the eleven provinces of Canada. It is the second largest province in the country and is also a home to the country’s most populous state i.e. Toronto. Ontario apart from being the economic hub of the country is also home to vast areas of lush forests.The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) is an immigration program of the Canadian province Ontario, that has been managed by the Government of Ontario, and Canada through Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Candidates who shown their interest in living and working in Ontario, and are also willing to help in raising the economy of the province by utilizing their skills, receive Notification of Interest (NOI) from Ontario to submit their application for Permanent Residence in Ontario.

Once the Government of Ontario nominate candidate, the Govt. of Canada makes the final decision for Permanent Residence.

Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) Categories

Three (3) economic immigration categories are managed by Ontario. These categories are:

 • Employer Job Offer category,

 • Human Capital Category, and

 • Business Category

Employer Job Offer Category

This category is for skilled workers who already have a permanent and full-time job offer from an Ontario employer. This category is sub divided into three (3) streams. These streams are:

 • Foreign Worker Stream – This stream is for workers having job offer in Skill Type 0 or Skill Level A or B.

 • International Student Stream – This stream is for recent graduates in Ontario with a job offer in a skilled occupation at Skill Type 0 or Skill Levels A or B.

 • In-Demand Skills Stream – This stream is for intermediate skilled workers in specific sectors i.e. Agriculture, Construction, Trucking and Personal Support workers.

Human Capital Category

Human Capital Category is divided into two (2) sub-categories, the International Graduate Streams and Ontario’s Express Entry Streams, which are further divided into more streams. These streams are as follows:

International Graduates

In this, candidate should have a graduate degree earned in past two (2) years from the date of applying, from an eligible university in Ontario. This stream is further divided into three (3) sub -streams. These are

   • Masters Graduate Stream, and

    PhD Graduate stream

Ontario’s Express Entry Stream

In order to receive Notification of Interest (NOI)/ Invite from Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) under this, candidate should have an up-to-date Express Entry profile with latest work experience, language proficiency tests score and education. This stream is further divided into three (3) sub -streams. These are:

   • Human Capital Priorities Stream

   • French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream, and

   • Skilled Trades Stream

Business Category

This category is for entrepreneur from outside of Canada, who has a new business idea and/ or willing to buy and/ or grow an existing business in Ontario. This category has only one stream i.e. Entrepreneur stream

You can also email us your concerns related to Ontario at [email protected], and one of our expert team member will take a look at your request, and help you make the right decision. You can also call us at +91-8595010514

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