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OINP is Resuming the Issuance of Notifications Under its Express Entry HCP Stream (April 10-14, 2017)

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 11, Apr 2017

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For the NOIs this time around, Ontario will prefer the candidates with high demand skilled trades in Construction Sector, who also meet the criteria of OINP- HCP stream.

The popular Canadian Immigration Program, i.e. Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) is issuing Notifications of Interest (NOI) under its key stream i.e. Human Capital Priorities (HCP) stream from April 10, 2017 to April 14, 2017. Its a vital opportunity for the aspirants of PR in Ontario, Canada to register in the Express Entry to get a NOI form the immigration Ontario.

How to Apply in OINP- Human Capital Priorities (HCP) Stream

The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) is the key Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) of the province of Ontario, Canada. The program has been designed to fulfill the labour market needs and requirements of the province of Ontario achieve the economic development objectives.

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If you are willing to get permanent residency in Canada, the OINP Express Entry HCP stream is the key pathway for you. It accepts the applicants even with the low CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) score. All you need to do is register on federal express Entry immigration system of Canada and submit the Expression of Interest (OINP).

The OINP has the access to the express entry pool of the candidates to search and issue notification to the suitable express entry applicants to apply in the Ontario Immigration Nominee Program- HCP stream.

Who can get Notification of Interest (NOI) from Ontario?

The express entry applicants who have minimum CRS score of 400 and who also meet the other key eligibility criteria of Human Capital Priorities (HCP) stream can get the NOI from the province of Ontario.

The candidates interested in OINP are advised to create a new profile in the express entry system to help the Ontario identify your profile. However, you must delete your old EE profile, if you are creating a new one.

Candidates with skills for Construction Sector will be Preferred this time around

For the current NOI issuance round, Ontario will prefer the candidates in high-demand skilled trades in the construction sector, who also fulfill the criteria of OINP-HCP stream. Key Occupations preferred this time around are:

  • Carpenters
  • Electricians (except industrial and power system)
  • Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics
  • Welders
  • Painters and decorators (except interior decorators)
  • Plumbers
  • Bricklayers
  • Roofers and shinglers
  • Sheet metal workers
  • Tilesetters
  • Boilermakers
  • Plasterers, drywall installers and finishers and lathers
  • Industrial electricians

Validity of NOI Received from Ontario

The validity of the NOI issued by the Ontario is six months. It means, you must register your profile for the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) - HCP stream via OINP e-Filing portal. After registering your profile on e-filing portal, you require submitting the complete application within 14 calendar days.

So, if you are not getting the ITA via express entry due to low CRS score, i.e. around 400 mark, OINP- Express entry HCP stream is the ideal pathway for you to apply and get selected for Canada PR via provincial nomination. Get in touch with a registered Canadian Immigration Consultant for inclusive process assistance and to apply fast within the prescribed deadline.


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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