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Ontario Invites 1,773 IT Professionals from Express Entry pool via OINP- Tech draw with CRS as low as 435

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 02, Aug 2019

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Ontario has launched the Tech draw of Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) on August 1, 2019 to issue 1,773 targeted Notifications of Interest (NOIs) to the express entry candidates with work experience insix IT occupations (i.e. 6 NOC codes). The CRS score requirement in this latest Tech draw was 435-458 CRS points.

The targeted Tech draw falls under the Human Capital Priorities (HCP) stream of OINP, designed to identify and invite the candidates from the EE pool with Technology skills and experience.

Latest Tech Draw of Ontario PNP

On 1st August 2019, Ontario has issued NOIs (Notifications of Interest) to the express entry candidates with work experience in one of the following NOC codes:
  • 2173 Software engineers and designers
  • 2174 Computer programmer and interactive media developers
  • 2147 Computer engineers
  • 2175 Web designers and developers
  • 2172 Database analysts and data administrators
  • 0213 Computer and information systems managers

OINP Targeted Tech Draws in 2019

Date/time NOIs issued Number of NOIs issued Profiles created in IRCC's Express Entry system CRS score range Notes
August 1, 2019 1:00 p.m. EST 1,773 August 1, 2018 to August 1, 2019 435-458 Targeted draw - Tech Draw
July 12, 2019 10:00 a.m. EST 1,623 July 12, 2018 to July 12, 2019 439-459 Targeted draw - Tech Draw
Total Tech Draw Invitations 3,396
As confirmed above, the Tech draws of OINP fall under HCP category of Ontario PNP. The ONP search the Express Entry pool to find out the candidates with below two features, i.e.
  • The applicants who fulfil the criteria of the Human Capital Priorities Stream (HCP)
  • have work experience in one of the targeted National Occupational Classification (NOC) codes
If you are selected in any of the OINP- Tech draw, you will receive NOI (Notification of Interest) from the province of Ontario in your express entry account. However, receiving the notification doesn't not mean that you have qualified for the Ontario provincial nomination. You will have to check and confirm your eligibility by reviewing the program guidelines.
Also read-Toronto in Canada added Over 80,000 IT jobs in last 5 years- Other Cities not far behind

Process after receiving the NOI

Once you have received the NOI from the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) and confirmed your eligibility for OINP- Express Entry stream, you need to submit your application within 45 calendar days of receiving your NOI. Your application will be processed to take the final decision on your application as per the existing regulations and guidelines.

Ontario a paradise for IT professionals from overseas

With this latest Tech draw, Ontario has invited total 3,396 express entry candidates this year with work experience in technology occupations. Ontario has emerged as the hub of IT industry, which is attracting global IT talent for last few years. As per 2019 CBRE Scoring Tech Talent Report, the Toronto city of Ontario alone has created more than 80,000 jobs in last 5 years. Hence, if you are an IT professional aspiring to get PR visa in Canada, its best time to apply in OINP and secure your nomination for Canadian PR visa.

Contact Visas Avenue Immigration Expert to apply in Ontario PNP

Want to get Canada PR through an Ontario PNP nomination this year? You may get in touch with the vastly experienced Canadian visa experts at Visas Avenue to confirm your eligibility and apply for the OINP nomination for Canadian PR under the guidance of an expert.

Visas Avenue is a registered Immigration Consultancy Company in India for Canada immigration process with an excellent track record for getting approval on visa applications.

To start the process and apply relevant PNP at earliest, you may call Visas Avenue migration experts on Toll Free Number- 78-18-000-777. Moreover, to get your eligibility checked and subsequently, receive a call from the expert, you may fill the free assessment form.


Rajneesh Kumar

Rajneesh Kumar is a well-known writer,blogger and content creator. His passion and expertise in writing content on Immigration, visa, political affairs, News, current affairs, etc. makes him one of the best professional writers around.

He has been creating the Immigration Content, i.e. Blogs, Articles, social media, videos, etc. for more than 5 years now.


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