What are the eligibility requirements for Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program?
THE Ontario government has resumed with the issue of NOI to those applicants who meet the Express Entry Human Capital Priorities (HCP) Stream of the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) criteria. This will start issuing to all those eligible candidates in the week of April 10-14, 2017. As per announced by the government, this will be issued throughout the year until the annual allocation.
Details of Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program
This is a popular Canadian immigration stream that enables candidates invited by Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program in the federal Express Entry pool to make application for provincial nomination certificate. This when added to the Express Entry profile, the nomination certificate indicates that the applicant receives 600 CRS.
This 600 point difference makes an applicant reach at the apex of the selection line in a draw from the pool.
Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program Advice
For potential applicants a statement has been issued by the province, which encourages them to develop a new profile in the EE or Express Entry system. Thus, making it easy for Ontario to identify the profiles of the applicants during the search for federal government’s Express Entry pool.
Target of In-Demand Trades- NOI in Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program can be issued without Work Experience also
Apart from this, Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program also announced that in the NOI issuance round candidates who are involved in construction-sector skilled trades, which are highly in demand, will also be targeted. There is no need to worry because the NOIs issuance will not be just limited to candidates who possess work experience in these trades, but also those involved in other occupations are eligible as well.
The in-demand occupations for this NOIs in Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program include the following:
- Electricians (except power and industrial system)
- Industrial mechanics
- Construction Welders and millwrights
- Decorators and painters and (except interior decorators)
- Sheet metal workers
- Industrial electricians
- Shinglers and Roofers
- Plasterers as well as drywall installers, finishers and lathers
What are the eligibility requirements in Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program?
- Applicants who will have 400 or more CRS point along with the required skilled work experience, language ability, education as well as other characteristics that will help them to establish successfully in the Ontario’s labor communities and market will be issued NOI.
- 400 is the minimum CRS points that one needs to achieve here. But, NOI will not only be issued on that basis. Other than CRS points, one will also need to have the required characteristics in order to set himself in the Canadian tough economic market.
Construction Industry in Ontario shows Signs of Growth- This Sector may get high number of Applicants
As per the records of the last month in 2017, the Construction Confidence Indicator which is simply a survey of construction contractors, conducted by the Ontario Construction Secretariat revealed that there is a positive economic look out of the Ontario’s construction industry. This study result was based solely on the interviews given by around 500 contractors across this province.
Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program- Candidates eligible under Canadian Experience class or Federal Skilled Workers would stand a better Chance
Candidates in the Express Entry pool will not able to apply for the OINP Human Capital Priorities till they receive the NOI. Application for provincial nomination certificate can be submitted by all those who receive the NOI. The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program only prefer to select those candidates for this stream who are highly eligible under CEC or Canadian Experience Class and FSWC or Federal Skilled Worker Class. Thus, those who are eligible to enter this pool under Federal Skilled Trades Class may not get selected.