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Ontario invites 484 French-Speaking & Skilled Trade Stream candidates in 1st OINP draw of 2021

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 14, Jan 2021

abc Ontario has opened the first Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) draw of the year on January 13, 2021, to invite 484 candidates. The province has issued Notifications of Interest (NOIs) to apply for a provincial nomination to its French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream and Skilled Trade Stream.

However, in this first draw of the year; Ontario has issued no invitation to its popular OINP- Human Capital Priorities (HCP) Stream.

OINP Draw on 13 January

The draw for French-speaking and skilled trades speaking stream has happened after almost two months, as the last draw for these streams occurred in November last year.

Also read- OINP- Program, process and requirements

French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream

The OINP issued 146 NOIs to express entry candidates under French-speaking stream, i.e. the candidates who have good French language speaking skills. Here are the draw details.

Date/time NOIs issued Number of NOIs issued CRS score range Profiles created in EE system
January 13, 2021 11:25 a.m. EST 146 456-467 January 13, 2020 - January 13, 2021

Skilled Trades Stream

Under Skilled Trades stream, the province of Ontario, Canada invited 338 candidates to apply for the provincial nomination with a CRS range of 434-460.

Date/time NOIs issued Number of NOIs issued CRS score range Profiles created in EE system
January 13, 2021 11:00 a.m. EST 338 434-460 January 13, 2020 - January 13, 2021

Last year, Ontario invited a total of 9,080 candidates, under all three streams of Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP). This year too, the OINP is expected to invite a significant number of candidates.

Ontario PNP invites skilled and talented people from overseas, who meet the criteria of its key streams. The CRS score requirement is relatively low in this PNP compared to the point's demand in the Express Entry System of Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).

To prepare your immigration file and apply in OINP or any other appropriate PNP this year, you may contact Visas Avenue- the trusted Immigration Consultant for Canada. To start your immigration process at earliest, you may call the expert on Toll-Free No. 78-18-000-777 or you can send us an e-mail at


Rajneesh Kumar

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