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OINP May open soon for 2017 Application Intake (Online)

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 14, Jan 2017

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Meanwhile OINP continues to process applications already received for 2016 Application intake.

The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) is likely to open soon for the 2017 application intake. At now, it is processing the applications already received for 2016 application intake.

Canada Immigration aspirants waiting eager for next OINP intake

There are thousands of Canada immigration aspirants waiting eagerly for Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) to open. The speculations are already on a high with regards to what is cooking on at the end of OINP. The OINP is one of the most popular Canada immigration programs along with Express entry and other key provincial nominee programs.

Earlier, there was news that we may see a last OINP intake in the month of November 2016, however, that was not happens to be. Now the OINP has issued latest notification with regards to its 2017 application as well proceedings going at now, to end all the speculations in this regard.

Important notification shared by OINP

In its latest notification published on January 12, 2017, OINP has confirmed that it has fulfilled the PR nominations allocations for the year 2016. At now it is processing the 2016 applications. Any additional applications received for 2016 quota of OINP nominations, will be considered towards the 2017 intake.

Temporary pause on the application intake for key streams

Meanwhile the temporary pause may continue on the application intake for the key OINP Streams, i.e. Human Capital Priorities (Express Entry), Employer Pre-screen, International Student (Masters Graduate) and International Student (PhD Graduate).

Moreover, in order to enhance the processing time and ease in submission, OINP will continue to set up the online application process in the year 2017 as well.

Overview of Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP)

The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) is the popular provincial nominee program of the Ontario province of Canada. It operates in coordination with the federal government to select the eligible candidates for offering them permanent residency in Ontario, Canada to meet the requirements of its labour market and economy.

The Human Capital Priorities (Express Entry) is the most popular stream of OINP. The candidates who are not able to get the Invitation to Apply (ITA) in express entry for Canadian PR, can apply in OINP to grab the same. The OINP has the access to Express Entry pool of candidates, from which, it selects the candidates to issue them notifications to apply in OINP. If a candidate applies in OINP under HCP stream and gets selected for nomination by the OINP, he/she get the 600 additional CRS points in express entry. The additional CRS points received through OINP nomination makes the ITA almost certain for an applicant of express entry system.

Want assistance to confirm the process and apply in OINP?

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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.

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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