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Ontario- Express Entry HCP stream issues more NOIs to Express Entry applicants in Feb 8 Invitation Round

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 09, Feb 2018

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Ontario has issued more Notifications of Interest (NOIs) to the applicants under Express Entry- Human Capital Priorities Stream of popular Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP). The OINP is the popular Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) of Canada and its Express entry -HCP stream is allowed to invite the suitable candidates from Express Entry pool. This stream is largely popular among the Canada immigration applicants. This is the 3rd invitation round of Ontario- HCP stream in the New Year 2018.

Latest OINP- Human Capital Priorities (HCP) Invitation Round

Find below the key details of the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) -HCP Invitation round announced on February 8, 2018:
  • Number of invitations issued: 89
  • Date and time of portal search: January 25, 2018 at 2:15PM EST
  • CRS score range: 444 to 433
  • Date Express Entry profile submitted: January 1, 2018 to January 25, 2018

The OINP- HCP stream is aligned with the Federal express Entry system. The Express Entry- HCP stream invites the registered express entry applicants featuring in Express Entry pool, who have CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) score of 400 points or above.

Also read- Upset with low Express Entry CRS Score? PNP- Express Entry Stream will be the solution in 2018

OINP- HCP stream- a Key Pathway to obtain Canada PR

The OINP- Express Entry- Human Capital Priorities (HCP) stream is a key pathway to acquire Permanent Residency in Canada even if you have a CRS score as low as 400 points. If are registered in express entry system with a CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) score 400 point or above and you also fulfil the basic criteria of HCP stream, you are eligible to receive NOI from the OINP- Express entry HCP stream to apply in the same.

If you apply and get selected in the stream, you become eligible to get 600 additional CRS points in express entry system. The 600 additional CRS points makes you eligible to receive ITA (Invitation to Apply) for Canada PR from IRCC (Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada) in the subsequent draw of Federal Express Entry system. Once you have got the ITA (Invitation to Apply) for Canada PR, you need to follow normal process, i.e. submit the complete PR visa application along with documents to immigration office within 90 days.

ITAs issued for OINP- Entrepreneur Stream

Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) also issued 13 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) under Entrepreneur Stream on February 6, 2018.  The qualifying marks for the same were 137 points or above.

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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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