Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 14:59:38 +0000
Though candidates did not need a job offer to receive an invitation, they needed at least one year of work experience in one of the following occupations:
They also needed to have a profile in the Express Entry system.
People who received the Notification of Interest (NOI) from Ontario now have 45 calendar days to submit their application for the provincial nomination.
If they are awarded the nomination from Ontario they will automatically get an additional 600 Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points toward their overall score. This award will ensure that they receive an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for permanent residence in a subsequent Express Entry draw. This goes for anyone who is nominated under any Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) in Canada.
Ontario has not yet released the number of NOIs issued in this draw, nor the required CRS. More details will be released as they become available.
The first step to become eligible for an invitation through the OINP Tech draw is to create a profile in Canada’s Express Entry system.
Express Entry is an application management system for three federal economic-class immigration programs: Federal Skilled Worker Program, Federal Skilled Trades Program, and Canadian Experience Class. Ontario’s Human Capital Priority stream recognizes candidates from the Federal Skilled Worker Program and the Canadian Experience Class.
Express Entry candidates are ranked according to the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) based on their education, work experience, age, and language proficiency in English or French.
The OINP Tech Draws pull from the Express Entry pool of candidates, inviting eligible tech workers to apply for a provincial nomination from Ontario.
Once the process is complete, candidates will have the opportunity to settle into their technology careers in Ontario.
“Through this dedicated approach, we’re helping to make it easier for businesses in the technology sector to recruit top talent from around the world,” the OINP said in a media release.
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