On July 6, 2023, the Canadian province of Ontario conducted a draw inviting skilled workers to the province. The recent OINP draw invited candidates through the Human Capital Priorities (HCP) stream. It was the seventh draw of the year and the first of July.
Overview of the Latest Draw
The latest draw held on July 6, 2023, resulted in the issuance of Notification of Interest (NOIs) to a total of 748 candidates under the Human Capital Priorities stream. To qualify for this invitation round, candidates were required to meet a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score ranging between 479 and 485. These NOIs signify that the OINP has identified these candidates as potentially suitable for the provincial nomination program.
Details of the Draw
The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program issues NOIs to eligible candidates on a weekly basis, with certain exceptions. The frequency, size, and date of the draw are determined based on the province’s application inventory needs. Here are the specific details of the latest Ontario PNP draw:
Date of NOIs issued: July 6, 2023
Number of NOIs issued: 748
CRS score range: 479-485
Profiles created in IRCC’s Express Entry system: July 6, 2022, to July 6, 2023
Type of Draw: Targeted (Tech)
In this particular draw, invited candidates were also required to possess work experience in one of the targeted Tech National Occupational Classification (NOC) codes. This indicates the province’s focus on attracting individuals with specialized skills in the technology sector, aligning with Ontario’s economic priorities.
Next Steps for Invited Candidates
If you have received a Notification of Interest (NOI) in this Human Capital Priorities draw, congratulations! This NOI represents an opportunity to proceed further in the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program. Within the next 45 days, you must submit an online application to the OINP to be considered for the provincial nomination.
The Human Capital Priorities stream is exclusively designed to invite skilled workers to strengthen the province’s economy and labour market. The shortlisted applicants receive a provincial nomination and are given a 600 CRS score that significantly improves the chances of getting an invitation to apply (ITA) for Canadian permanent residence.
The latest Ontario PNP draw for the Human Capital Priorities stream held on July 6, 2023, saw 748 candidates receiving Notifications of Interest (NOIs). These candidates, who met the minimum CRS score requirement and possessed relevant work experience in the targeted Tech NOC codes, now have the opportunity to submit their online applications to the OINP. With the provincial nomination, they will gain a considerable advantage in their pursuit of permanent residence in Canada. The OINP’s efforts to attract skilled workers reflect Ontario’s commitment to strengthening its economy and fostering innovation in the technology sector.