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OINP- Express Entry Stream has Issued 2,842 NOIs in the First half of the year

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 15, Jul 2020

OINP- Express Entry Stream has Issued 2,842 NOIs in the First half of the year The Express Entry- Human Capital Priorities (HCP) stream of Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) has invited 2,842 Express Entry candidates this year until its last draw occurred on 3rd June.

The Express Entry System stream is one of the most popular Provincial Nominee Program streams among the people aspire to live and work in Canada.

Express Entry - HCP stream of Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program

The Ontario EE stream has invited significant number of candidates this year, despite the global pandemic. In the last Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program Express Entry System stream draw, the province issued 167 NOIs (Notifications of Interests) with a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) range of 358-439.

OINP Streams NOIs issued In 1st Half of 2020
HCP Express Entry stream 2,842
French Speaking Stream 692
Skilled Trades Stream 948

This is excessively low compare to the point's requirement in federal Express Entry System.

Although, the draw was targeting the Canadian Experience- priority occupations, however, the drop in CRS score requirement was still noteworthy. In 13th May draw to it dropped the CRS score range to lowest of that time, i.e. 421-451.

Last year, as well the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program- Express entry- HCP stream issued whooping 6,958 invitations to apply for provincial nomination.

OINP Issued 2,842 NOIs in 1st Half of 2020

Likely to be a key pathway for Canadian permanent residency

The EE-Human Capital Priorities stream is going to be a key pathway to apply and get permanent residency in Canada this year. The way it is inviting significant number of candidates with relatively low CRS requirement.

The OINP also invited candidates under its French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream (692 NOIs) and Skilled Trades Stream (948 NOIs).

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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.

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