(This article was updated on 23/06/2020)

Ontario’s Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) allocated admission target of 13,300 in 2022 under the Provincial Nominee Program.

In 2019, that was 6,650 nominations, which was an increase of only 50 over the year before. An additional 700 nominations granted last week of the year brought its 2019 allocation to 7,350.

The admissions target for the PNP in 2020 is 67,800.

The Ontario Federal Express Entry system manages the pool of candidates for three of Canada’s main economic immigration categories, which are, Federal Skilled Worker Class, Federal Skilled Trades Class and Canadian Experience Class. It allows the OINP to search the federal pool in order to invite the candidates that match the required criteria, to apply for provincial nomination for Canada PR.

The candidates applying under provincial nomination will receive additional 600 points toward their Express Entry ranking score. This gives them an advantage over the other candidates waiting for an invite from the IRCC for Canada PR. The Human Capital Priorities Stream was the most popular pathway in 2018.

Apart from the Human Capital Priorities Stream, the OINP’s Express Entry also offers the Skilled Trades Stream and the French Speaking Skilled Worker Stream. OINP also has various other streams that operate independently of the Express Entry System. These streams are called Base Nomination Streams. The OINP Employer Job Offer: International Student Stream was the most active base stream last year, followed closely by the Master Graduate Stream.

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