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Ontario announced Temporary Pause on Express Entry HCP Stream of OINP- Intake is Likely to Open Soon

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 26, Jul 2017

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Canadian Province Ontario has announced temporary pause on popular Express Entry -Human Capital Priorities Stream (HCP) of its Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP). In view of huge influx of incoming applications, the stream has reached its present intake limit. Hence, at now, no new registrations will be accepted for the OINP-Express entry HCP stream.

Notifications of Interests (NOIs) are on Hold for HCP Stream

The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) has also paused sending the Notifications of Interests (NOIs) to the candidates for its Human Capital Priorities Stream. The province received enormous response for the HCP stream from the candidates, as a result the present registration limit reached to the maximum in no time.

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The OINP is the popular Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) of the Ontario Province in Canada that nominates the candidates for Canada PR via different streams. If you apply in express entry-HCP Stream of OINP and subsequently, obtain the nomination certificate after selection, you get 600 additional CRS points in Express Entry System. Consequently, you will become eligible to receive ITA (Invitation to Apply) for Canadian Permanent Residency from Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) in the subsequent draw of federal express entry system.

Already Registered Candidates of OINP-HCP Stream need to Submit Application fast

The Candidates who have already registered their profile for the Express Entry Human Capital Priorities Stream (HCP) of OINP, requires submitting the complete application via OINP e-Filing Portal within 14 days of the profile registration. Any errors technical errors experienced in the online application or the OINP e-Filing Portal should be reported at OINP.technical

Key Update Regarding Express Entry Skilled Trades Stream

Earlier, some candidates experienced issues while registering their profile under Express Entry- Skilled Trade Stream of the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program; however, the province has now resolved the same. The OINP- e-filing portal is now open and accessible for the registration under this stream.

Get your file ready for the upcoming application Intake of OINP- Express Entry HCP stream

The pause or hold announced on the OINP-Express Entry- Human Capital Priorities Stream is temporary and the program will be open for new applications very soon. Hence, if you were not able to register your profile or didn’t receive the Notification of Interest (NOI) last time, you must prepare your immigration file for the next application intake of Ontario’s Express Entry HCP stream.

Also Read- 14 Canadian PR Visas Granted in June & July 2017- A Remarkable Achievement by Visas Avenue Team

Get the professional Advice and Assistance for the best chance

To survive the competition and get the best chance of receiving Canada PR from IRCC via OINP – Express Entry – HCP stream, you must take services from a reliable and genuine Canadian Visa Consultancy firm. A registered Immigration Consultant for Canada help you in Canada immigration process from start till end.

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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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